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LLLP Annual Conference Postponed – Save the date for 30 November

The Steering Committee of the Lifelong Learning Platform has decided to postpone the Annual Conference 2020. Initially foreseen for 27-28 May 2020 in Zagreb, Croatia, due to the pandemic outbreak of COVID-19, LLLP decided to hold its Annual Conference 2020 on November 30 in Brussels. The Annual Conference will see a different format and will thus be coupled with the LLLWeek 2020, of which it will represent the opening event.

The topic of the conference – Lifelong […]

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Europe’s share of GDP for education and training has never been this low. A comparative analysis

EU Member States are dedicating an ever-smaller share of their budget to education and training: unfortunately, this trend is well consolidated and alarming. Eurostat, the European agency dedicated to statistical analysis of EU Member States (and beyond), punctually publishes statistics about education and other sectors: its reports are of particular interest because they evoke a precise picture of countries’ investments in different budget areas. 

At the LLLPlatform, we have compared the same study Eurostat publishes every year with the aggregated […]

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Annual Conference – Registrations postponed

The Lifelong Learning Platform has decided to postpone the launch of registrations for its Annual Conference “Lifelong Learning for Sustainable Societies” to be held on Zagreb on 27-28 May. Because of the outbreak in COVID-19 across all Europe, the LLLPlatform has decided to postpone the launch of the registrations until the end of March, when the Steering Committee will be assessing the situation again. This also applies to the timing of the General Assembly 2020, initially foreseen for 26-27 May […]

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Monitoring and measuring lifelong and lifewide progress of adult learners

In 2018, LLLP joined a consortium of 5 organisations to start a new project called TaMPADA, which will be implemented until 2021. Partners are now launching its first achievement: an Evidence collection toolkit and framework for tracking and monitoring the progress of disadvantaged learners.

This is designed to be of great use to adult education training providers in showing evidence of quality design, implementation and impact of adult education. The […]

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DIMELI4AC: 6 themes to promote digital media literacy at school

On February 17-18 DIMELI4AC partners flew to Pallini (Greece) to discuss the work done in the past few months and decide on the next steps towards the implementation of the DIMELI@SCHOOL programme.

DIMELI4AC is an Erasmus+ KA2 project which aims to promote the development of digital media literacy (DML) and critical thinking skills among students aged 10 to 15 with the support of their parents, teachers and schools.

After concluding the initial research stage and finalizing a Competence Framework, DIMELI4AC partners have been hard […]

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LLLP Awarded as Best Employer

On February 14th, the LLLPlatform was awarded by Trusted Jobs as the 2nd best employer in Brussels! The ceremony took place in the context of the POLITICO Job Fair ad was hosted by Trusted Jobs, the new social enterprise that allows employees and trainees to rate their employer, thus giving employment a new democratic dimension.

For the first time, people working in EU Affairs got to have a say on their working conditions and can improve the work culture […]

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LLLAwards 2020 – Applications open!

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. The Lifelong Learning Platform (LLLP) will select each year its annual specific priority that can be linked to the European year if the theme is relevant.

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Happy birthday LLLP – 15 years of success in inclusive education

On 3 February 2005, the first General Assembly founded the European Civil Society Platform for Lifelong Learning. Today, 15 years later, the Lifelong Learning Platform established itself as one of the main interlocutors in European policies for education and training.

Today we begin the celebrations for 15 years of achievements, successes, and civil society cross-sector cooperation and representation.

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ET2020 Framework – Have your say with our survey!

LLLP has just launched a survey on the EU Education and Training (ET2020) framework!

The survey aims to gather the views of education and training stakeholders on the ET2020 framework, feeding into a short study that LLLP will publish as own initiative with a “shadow report” for the ET2020 Monitor. LLLP has selected five countries to target: Slovenia, Ireland, Austria, Romania & Portugal and three specific areas of the framework to assess: early school leaving, inclusive education, and adult learning.

The survey is available […]

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Educational robotics for students and teachers: bring on STEM skills!

On January 23-24, CODESKILLS4ROBOTICS partners flew to the north of Sweden to discuss the work of the past six months and discuss the next steps ahead.

CODESKILLS4ROBOTICS is an Erasmus+ KA2 project which aims to promote the development of STEM skills among students aged 9-12 through the channel of educational robotics (in particular through the LEGO Boost set).

In the second half of 2019, CODESKILLS4ROBOTICS partners have focused on finalising one of the core project results: a comprehensive Educational Back […]

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