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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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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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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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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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PDW18 – 10 potential project leaders are looking for a partnership with you

10 organisations are looking for partners in their European consortium on skills to apply for the upcoming Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic partnership and KA3 Policy reforms calls.
If you are interested in an international cooperation and feel like being a potential partner in an innovative project on skills, you can apply for one of the following project ideas until 30 September 2018 (midnight). On 5 October 2018 you will know whether you were selected to participate in the project development […]

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New! LLLP statement on the second package of measures for the European Education Area

The Lifelong Learning Platform welcomes the European Commission’s Communication “Building a stronger Europe: the role of youth, education and culture policies” and other proposals launched on 22 May as the second package of measures for creating a European Education Area. It is glad to see the commitment to ensure this Area covers learners of all age groups and sectors, including VET and adult learning, and to support Member States in improving the “lifelong-learning based nature” of […]

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