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EU Commission to fund education in emergency areas

The European Commission has announced unprecedented funding to help developing areas affected by emergencies develop resilient education systems. €164 million will be allocated under the hat of “Education in Emergency”. Today’s event #School4All served as platform for Commissionner Stylianides to launch the funding, which will be assisted by a campaign titled #RaiseYourPencil.

Read more in the EC’s press release.

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The role of non-formal and informal learning in ensuring inclusive education

Inclusiveness is one of the pillars of education: because of our core values, no education system can be considered successful without being inclusive. This is why efforts shall be made to make education as close to our idea of inclusiveness as possible, thriving to understand cultural and social differences without flattening them in a homogeneous maelstrom.

In these efforts to ensure inclusiveness, a great emphasis shall be placed on the role of civil society organisations, non-formal education providers and other […]

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Europe Day – The Sibiou Declaration and the need for a stronger Europe

On May 8th, on the occasion of the #EuropeDay, European leaders have gathered in Sibiou, Romania, to take stock of the progress made towards a stronger Europe. In light of the upcoming European elections, they unanimously adopted a list of 10 commitments that shall guide European future. The claims reinforce the idea of a strong, united Europe, a statement that will accompany those same leaders through their political campaigns.

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Registrations open for the LLLP Annual Conference 2019!

We have opened the registrations for the LLLP AC 19, “Learning democracy, values and participation: the added value of lifelong learning“! Hurry up and reserve your tickets to the European conference on learning democracy, global citizenship education and promoting common values!

Book your agendas for 19-20 June 2019, in Brussels. LLLP will take you into citizenship education and much much more with exceptional speakers and insightful workshops!

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What role for community lifelong learning centres? The potential of one-stop shop for preventing youth at risk from disconnecting

Around 90 key
European and national stakeholders and social partners representing leading EU
and national institutions will be gathered in Brussels
during the Cedefop-LLLPlatform Policy Forum to explore the potential of Community
lifelong learning centres
(CLLC) as one-stop shops for preventing
young people at risk and early-school leavers from disconnecting
.
The event will be hosted by the Romanian Presidency of the
Council of the European Union
in its permanent representation to
the EU in Brussels.

During the event, Cedefop will launch the new
edition, currently under development, […]

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Peer-Learning Activity on Promoting Common Values and Inclusive Education

The Lifelong Learning Platform, the Croatian Ministry of Science and Education and the European Commission joined forces to deliver a unique peer-learning activity on “Promoting Common Values and Inclusive Education through Cooperation between Education Institutions and Civil Society”. The event, which took place on 4-5 April in Zagreb, Croatia, was organised under the umbrella of the Education & Training 2020 Thematic Working Group on Promoting Common Values and Inclusive Education.

The whole event was a great opportunity for European member States […]

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Launch of two surveys on the recognition and validation of competences in the voluntary sector

LLLP is partner in the Job Bridge project, in the frame of which two surveys are launched to investigate how validation is developed in the voluntary sector in the EU. One is addressing former and current volunteers, the other addresses volunteer-based organisations (facilitators of volunteers).

With the help of these surveys, we would like to learn about your experiences and practices concerning volunteering and the recognition and validation of […]

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Second European Education Summit Announced!

What challenges are teachers facing today – and what are future developments we need to anticipate? Are teachers adequately recognised by society? Do they receive the support they need? What is their role in bridging education and active participation in society and labour market?

These and other questions will be discussed at the second European Education Summit by Ministers, academics, stakeholders, civil society and, of course, teachers themselves.

During the Summit, Commissioner Navracsics will present the Education and Training Monitor 2019, which […]

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Raising awareness on digital identity implications via adult education

DIGIT is a European project (2017-2019) coordinated by the Polish company INnCREASE. LLLP is one of the 7 partners based in 7 EU countries. The project addresses the topical and timely issue of digital identity and footprint under the perspective of adult education.

On April, 16-17th 2019, DIGIT partners met in the city of Katerini, Greece to discuss the final stretch of the project and the remaining […]

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COMANITY training programme ready to launch

As COMANITY reaches its second year of activity, its nine partners gathered in Perugia (Italy) on April 8-9 to discuss in detail the final stages of this ambitious project.

The COMANITY project, an Erasmus+ KA3 started in December 2017, aims to create a new role in youth work: the “Community Animateur”. Community Animateurs will be recruited among young people from marginalised communities and will be trained to become a crucial point of mediation and integration between youth workers and […]

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