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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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New – European Commission publishes the 2019 Erasmus+ Work Programme

Today the European Commission published the 2019 Erasmus+ Work Programme.
Next year, the programme will particularly aim to support the implementation of the European Education Area, with calls for European Universities, Centres of vocational excellence and support for implementing the European Student Card.
The Lifelong Learning Platform welcomes the overall budget increase to 3 billion euros, from 2.7 billion euros in 2018. However, we call for the new European Education Area initiatives to be carefully implemented on the basis […]

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LLLWeek 2018: Call for volunteers

The Lifelong Learning Platform is looking for volunteers during the LLLWeek 2018!
On 3-7 December, the LLLPlatform will engage in its most iconic event in Brussels. With several debates, discussions in the EU Parliament, the LLLWeek Reception, workshops and internal working groups, there will be my opportunities to engage the education stakeholders. We are very ambitious with the LLLWeek, but also short-handed and the Secretariat is looking for extra help!
Volunteers will be engaged in events activities, such as registration of […]

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InnoVal – European Conference on Innovative Assessment Methods for Validation

On September 13, LLLP organised a European conference on innovative assessment methods for validation to present the results of its Erasmus+ project Innoval (2016-2018). Around 90 participants from 18 EU countries and 2 non-EU countries enjoyed a full-day of conference and workshops animated by 15 speakers at the beautiful venue of the University Foundation in Brussels. This was the final conference of the project coming to an end in September and was also a good opportunity to […]

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Comanity partners meet in Athens to plan the Community Animateur Programme

COMANITY  is a 2-year (2017-2019) Erasmus+ KA3 ‘Support for Policy Reform’ – social inclusion action coordinated by Arcola Research (UK),  involving  9 European partners from the UK, Italy, Spain, Greece and Belgium over two years (2017-2019). The consortium aims to develop a community-based ‘inclusive learning ecosystem’ for marginalised and vulnerable young people by creating the conditions in which ‘hard to reach’ youth can apply their skills, talents and creativity in participation activities that improve their communities, through […]

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DIGIT Focus groups report – Infographics

During the first phase of project DIGIT, the partners organised three online or face-to-face focus groups in their countries (Poland, United Kingdom, Belgium, Greece, Slovenia and Spain), gathering various stakeholders to assess their awareness and competences on digital identity related issues. At the meetings, the participants – educators, policy-makers, parents and digital experts – explored the four main issues previously unveiled by the project team together:

Management of personal account and image
Online safety and security
Digital citizenship
Internet and its side effects

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New – Feasibility study on national lifelong learning platforms just published

The study, conducted by the Lifelong Learning Platform in 2016-2017, investigates the cross-sector cooperation at national level and analyses existing national cultures related to lifelong learning and the extent to which they are in line with EU policies and recommendations in five European countries. There is a specific focus on cross-sector cooperation, consultation of civil society by policy-makers and understanding of the lifelong learning concept by national, regional and local organisations.
Results show that there is no shared meaning of lifelong […]

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