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Lifelong Learning Platform at the Future of Learning Forum!

The European Commission’s DG EAC and the Lifelong Learning Platform cooperated in the preparation of the Future of Learning Forum and Civil Society Day on 24-25 January. LLLP President Gina Ebner joined Commissioner Navracsics, Romanian Minister for National Education Ecaterina Andronescu, and MEP Petra Kammerevert in the opening keynote speeches of the Forum. Minister Andronescu outlined the Romanian Presidency’s ambitions for the Council recommendation on high-quality Early Childhood Education and Care, in addition to highlighting the central role […]

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DLEARN Lab, a highly fruitful two-day incubator for developing project ideas

For the third year in a row, the European Digital Learning Network, shortly called DLEARN, organised a lab on 16-17 January to develop Erasmus+ applications with its members. LLLP was present and hosted the event in its premises in Brussels which gathered 30 representatives of 20 organisations from across the EU. The Lab success is not questionable as not only the number of participants has been multiplied by two over the three year period, but the number […]

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Peer learning on validation of transversal skills through volunteering

The Lifelong Learning Platform and the European Volunteer Centre with the support of Cedefop organised a peer learning activity in Brussels, on 22-23 January. The PLA looked at the way validation approaches identify and document soft and/or transversal skills and competences. Using learning outcomes of – mainly but not solely – volunteering activities, participants discussed how to strengthen the conceptual basis of validation and how to further cooperate.
Around 50 participants from NGOs, European institutions, national governments and research centres […]

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DIMELI4AC project on Digital Media Literacy in schools kicked off in Cyprus

The DIMELI4AC project – “Digital and media literacy for active citizenship: a Tool Kit for promoting critical thinking and democratic values” just kicked off in Cyprus on January 21-22.
The project aims to promote the development of digital media literacy skills among school students (grades 5th and 6th) and to produce a comprehensive set of tools to support schools in the development and implementation of their own Digital Media Literacy Action Plan.

 
Partners from five European countries gathered in Nicosia […]

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Inclusive Mobility Alliance launched

The Inclusive Mobility Alliance project has started!
On the 27th and 28th of September 2018, more than 20 organisations with expertise in the fields of Youth mobility, Higher Education mobility and Disability have gathered in Brussels to start discussing and defining what it means to organise an Inclusive Mobility (aka a mobility that is fully inclusive and allows everybody to take part in it, regardless of their socio-economic background).

Since 2007, the number of students with disabilities taking part in Erasmus+ has been almost stagnating while the […]

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Future Students. Future Universities. Future Jobs – EURASHE 29th Annual Conference

29th EURASHE Annual Conference: Call for contributions is open
EURASHE has launched a call for contributions for its 29th Annual Conference ‘Future Students. Future Universities. Future Jobs. Professional Higher Education in the changing world.’ The conference will take place in Budapest (Hungary) on 16-17 May 2019 and will be hosted by the Hungarian Rectors’ Conference (MRK) with the support of the Ministry of Human Capacities of Hungary.
EURASHE invite universities of applied sciences’ leaders, the entire community of professional higher […]

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The ECA report on transparency in EU funding and the need for a better definition of NGOs at EU level

As part of Civil Society Europe, the Lifelong Learning Platform participated to this reaction vis-à-vis the European Court of Auditors’ report 35/2018 on “Transparency of EU funds implemented by NGOs: more effort needed

Civil Society Europe welcomes the European Court of Auditors (ECA) report as a contribution to ensuring further transparency by the European Union on how EU money is spent. This will allow us to better show the added value of our work and stand ready to further improve in […]

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LLLWeek18 – Lifelong Learning Culture in the European Parliament

The 8th edition of the Lifelong Learning Week took place in the European Parliament on 3-7 December 2018. It was a dense week of debates, discussions and reflections upon the LLLP’s theme of the year: Lifelong Learning Culture: A partnership for rethinking education.

The week kicked-off with a lively LLL Civil Society Forum in the splendid Fondation Universitaire. Civil society organisations active in education and training debated their own role vis-à-vis the latest EU policy, and their contribution […]

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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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LLLAwards 2018 – Announcement of the winners

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. Because of this, the Lifelong Learning Platform selects each year its annual specific priorities, and sets its advocacy strategy on it. The LLLAwards are one of the tools that […]

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