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Press release – Lifelong Learning Interest Group on “Investing in education and lifelong learning”

The third meeting of the Lifelong Learning Interest Group of the European Parliament in 2018 took place on 4 December as part of the 2018 Lifelong Learning Week. Organised by the Lifelong Learning Platform (LLLP) and the European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA), the meeting gave the opportunity to Members of the European Parliament, representatives of civil society and stakeholders from all sectors of education and training to discuss the topic of Investing in […]

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LLLAwards 2018 – Announcement of the winners

In 2016, the Lifelong Learning Platform launched the Lifelong Learning Awards to celebrate creative and inclusive practices. The aim of the Lifelong Learning Award is to give visibility to innovative practices taking place all over Europe in order to attract public attention on lifelong learning as well as to inspire new practices and policies. Because of this, the Lifelong Learning Platform selects each year its annual specific priorities, and sets its advocacy strategy on it. The LLLAwards are one of the tools that […]

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EU to increase money for Social innovation

LLLP attended the final event of the Social Innovation Community in Seville, where the declaration was signed and at the WEB summit the Commissioner Margrethe Vestager announced the intention to increase the investment in social innovation. The need for more social transformation is obvious especially in the area of education and training to respond to the fast change of the labour market and the needs for skills. New ways of teaching, learning, new formats and technology.

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LLLP involved in new project on validation in volunteering which has kicked off in Helsinki!

On 29-30 of October partners from 5 countries met in Helsinki to kick off the ImproVal project, which, over the next two years, will focus on improving validation in the voluntary sector.
At the first partner meeting in Helsinki the partners shared their experiences from previous validation projects and presented their own projects to the partners. They discussed the first project outputs and worked together to define the changes they would like to see in the sector and […]

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Open Your Eyes project kicked off in Sofia on November 15-16

The Open Your Eyes project kicked off in Sofia on November 15-16. Seven partners from six European countries met in Bulgaria to open the first phase of works on the new KA2 project targeting adult learners and the spread of disinformation online.

This first project meeting set the basis for the next 26 months of cooperation: the partners brought to the table their interests and expertise in the field of digital skills and online disinformation, agreed on the steps to undertake […]

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The LLLPlatform announces an extraordinary general assembly

The Lifelong Learning Platform is happy to announce that it will be holding an Extraordinary General Assembly on 25 March 2019 in Brussels, Belgium.
LLLP’s Steering Committee decided to call for an Extraordinary General Assembly in order to revise the Statutes and Internal Rules of the organisation. These crucial internal documents will be object of revision to ensure the smooth progression of LLLP in the democratic and inclusive way that has always featured amid our core values. Membership categories will also be […]

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Four steps to make InvestEU a success for Social Infrastructure Investment

This press release first appeared on EASPD’s newsletter shortly after the common event

On 18th October, the European Association of Service providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD), Housing EuropeEuroHealthNetFEANTSA, AGE Platform Europe and the Lifelong Learning Platform co-organised the European Conference on “Social Infrastructure Investment: from local innovative ideas to InvestEU funded projects”. The Conference provided an opportunity […]

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Registrations open for the LLLWeek2018!

This year, the LLLWeek can count on 10 different events, covering all the spectrum of “Lifelong Learning Culture”. Curious to hear more about the MFF, about the place of culture and active citizenship in education, or about  career guidance and intercultural learning ?
Discover the programme of the LLLWeek 2018! Pick your favorite events, and don’t miss the chance to participate to the most exciting happening in lifelong learning!

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Statement – The Future of the Erasmus Plus

The Lifelong Learning Platform: European Civil Society for Education welcomes the European Commission’s proposal for the next Erasmus+ programme (2021-2027), including the commitment to double the budget, widen access to smaller organisations through “small-scale partnerships” and improve outreach to learners with fewer opportunities and resources. Building on prior statements, we nevertheless perceive two main areas of the proposal which require clarification and further commitment to ensure the programme delivers a high impact and added value for Europe’s learners.
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