On June 6th, The Lifelong Learning Interest Group will meet again to focus on broadening what we understand as a learning environment beyond only the formal sector (e.g. schools, universities) to also include spaces like adult learning centres, youth and community-based organisations, NGOs, cultural institutions and businesses. LLLP and EAEA strive to promote a modern and inclusive approach to lifelong learning where collaborative partnerships are encouraged. The meeting will also reflect on the various policy proposals that the European Commission has […]

The validation of non-formal and informal learning is a key issue for the Platform. Coherence in lifelong learning strategies means building bridges between formal, non-formal and informal learning. This focus on flexible learning pathways has led in the past years to an increased attention paid to the validation and recognition of learning that takes place outside formal systems. On 20 December 2012 the Council of the EU adopted a Recommendation on Validation of non-formal and informal learning for an increased […]