The Erasmus+ Survey 2017 is launched! The LLLPlatform makes an annual review of the Erasmus+ programme implementation and shares its results with policy-makers to enhance the application process and the content of the programme. This survey is conducted by the Platform to evaluate how beneficiaries (like you) have experienced the past round of applications of the Erasmus+ programme: what do you think of Erasmus+? Are you satisfied with its new features? What problems did you encounter? What suggestions for improvement […]More
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The first 2017 meeting of the LLL Interest Group was held on 21 March in the European Parliament. The discussion on “Principles of Inclusiveness for Improved and Modernised Education” was based on the Maltese Presidency Council conclusions presented by Mr. Micaleff Grimaud (PermRep) and the European Commissions’ Communication on “Improving and Modernising Education” presented by Fiorella Perotto, DG EAC. Discussants highlighted the importance of more EU Member State commitment and better cooperation with civil society organisations, namely regarding the value and […]More
Do you have an EU-funded project linked to entrepreneurial learning? Submit your project now and showcase it to policy makers and practitioners across Europe! Then “Practice into Policy: Entrepreneurial Learning (#PiPEnT)” is made for you! #PiPEnT is a pilot initiative to demonstrate the collective learning, value and impact of EU projects linked to entrepreneurial learning. It will trial a new approach to gathering and showcasing learning from a wide range of EU funded projects within a specific thematic area, with […]More
The first 2017 meeting of the LLL Interest Group will take place on 21 March. The topic of the meeting, “Principles of Inclusiveness for Improved and Modernised Education,” is linked to the recently adopted “Communication in improving and modernising education” from the European Commission. Inclusive education is also the main priority of the Maltese presidency of the EU. Both DG EAC and the Maltese Presidency representatives will join the meeting to discuss how to ensure a lifelong learning perspective, what is […]More
In the framework of the InnoVal project, a 5-day long staff training took place on 13-17 February 2017 in the premises of UC Leuven-Limburg.
The training delivered by UCLL focused on qualitative data analysis methodologies, data collection and on the conduction of video interviews. Study visits in the city of Leuven and in social enterprises took place. Moreover, synergies with similar projects were explored.
Partners reached a common understanding about key terms and agreed on the methodology to be followed […]
Our Erasmus+ Implementation Survey 2016 Results are out! The 2016 Survey Preliminary Results were made public on 10 October during the LLLWeek2016 kick-off event in the European Parliament, chaired by MEP Milan Zver, European Parliament Rapporteur for the Erasmus+ Programme. The Platform organises a yearly evaluation on the implementation of the Erasmus+ programme. The survey aims to provide decision-makers with an evaluation coming from the programme’s direct beneficiairies on what works and what could be improved. The survey […]More
In order to be turned into comprehensive lifelong learning strategies at national/regional level, bridges should be built between education, employment and social policies, in a reinforced dialogue and cooperation with civil society. That is why several MEPs and civil society organisations met on 30 November to discuss the new Skills Agenda for Europe with Slovak Presidency of the EU Council and DG EMPL representatives. The event took place just a few days after the EU Council under Slovak Presidency […]More
The kick-off meeting of the new InnoVal project (Innovative Assessment Methods for Validation) took place on 14-15 November in Paris. Representatives from the 6 partner organisations (LLLP, Dafni Kek, ANESPO, EIESP, UC Leuven, EUCEN) and from Bertelsmann Stiftung, gathered to discuss and foster a shared understanding about the aims, objectives and next steps of the project which will run for 2 years. The first stage of InnoVal will review the state of play regarding the use of non-traditional assessment methods […]More
The 6th edition of the Lifelong Learning Week (#LLLWeek16) was held from 10 to 13 October in Brussels, gathering circa 200 policy-makers and educational stakeholders representing civil society organisations, academics and decision-makers, highlighting the key role lifelong learning plays in facing major societal challenges nowadays. This year and for the first time, the LLLWeek was organised in partnership with the European Youth Forum, merging with the former Youth Education Week, to show our commitment to joining […]More
The Lifelong Learning Hub (LLL-HUB) project which brings together ten partners from eight European countries representing public authorities, civil society organisations, chambers of commerce and educational institutions came to an end in May this year. The project aimed at fostering shared meaning about lifelong learning across Europe by encouraging cross-sectorial cooperation and dialogue about the European agenda at national and regional level. Key project results are a Comparative Report on the implementation of Lifelong Learning in Europe compiled by the LLLPlatform which includes […]More