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Lifelong learning and local communities at the heart of integration and inclusion

In a world where mobility and migration are a key factor of our societies, the inclusion of newcomers remains a priority. The European Commission launched an open public consultation to gather inputs on the issue of integration and inclusion of migrants and people with a migrant background, for which the LLLPlatform has submitted an entry.
The Lifelong Learning Platform (LLLP) believes that education and lifelong learning have the unique potential to unlock human capacities, both individually and collectively; as such, we […]

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Registrations for the LLLWeek 2020 are open!

The Lifelong Learning Platform has opened the registrations to its flagship event, the Lifelong Learning Week! Celebrating its 10th edition, the LLLWeek 2020 will be hosted by MEP Kammerevert and will take place on 1-4 December 2020.
This year’s topic is particularly relevant and urgent to tackle if we want to (re)build more solid, resilient and sustainable education systems. “Lifelong Learning for Sustainable Societies”, in fact, is not only a slogan, but a true recipe for the future […]

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Save the date! 21st Century Schools: The road to inclusion – 18 November


The Lifelong Learning Platform and InScool project partners are happy to invite you to InScool final advocacy event.
Date: 18 November 2020 – 3pm-6pm CET (online)
DRAFT AGENDA
This advocacy event is marking the closure of the Erasmus+ funded Inclusive Schools – InScool project with the aim to highlight best practices identified in the course of the two-year project to a large audience of education stakeholders from the […]

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Project Development Workshop – Call for partners

14 organisations are looking for partners to join their European consortium on skills to apply for the upcoming Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic partnership and KA3 Policy reforms calls.
Are you interested in being a partner in an innovative project on skills? Then apply to take part in the discussion around one of the project proposals selected for the Erasmus+ project development workshop. The project proposals all related to global competences and one or more of the subthemes: green, digital, intercultural, and lifelong learning skills.
Deadline to […]

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Education, Research and Innovation for a new Digital Europe

On September 30th, the European Commission unveiled its plans for three long-awaited strategic proposals: on the Digital Education Action Plan (2021-2027), the European Research Area, and the European Education Area (to be achieved by 2025). The press conference was led by the interventions of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager, Vice-President Margaritis Schinas and Commissioner Mariya Gabriel. 
Executive Vice-President Vestager announced that the new Digital Education Action Plan (DEAP) will be implemented bearing in mind the multiple hard lessons drawn […]

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LLLP General Assembly: a new President and new Steering Committee members!

On September 25th, LLLP members gathered online from all corners of Europe to participate in the 2020 General Assembly of the Lifelong Learning Platform: a joyful occasion to discuss important issues within the LLLPlatform and to give a most sought-after input to LLLP daily work. Most of the membership was present, and the agenda made room for some important debates and consequent decisions, mainly on the COVID and post-COVID activities.
The membership contributed to steering LLLP’s activities and helped craft a […]

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LEAD! Specific Learning Disorders no more!

The LEAD!  – specific LEArning Disorders no more! project focuses on the learning difficulties of a small (but significant) group of students attending European schools of all levels.
LEAD! is funded by the Erasmus+ programme and sees the participation of: ENFOR – Ente di Formazione e Ricerca di Policoro (Matera), Italy;  Universidad de Valladolid, Spain; Inspectoratul scolar judetean Iasi, Romania; Lifelong Learning Platform, Brussels, Belgium; Istituto Comprensivo n.2 Giovanni Paolo II di Policoro, Italy.
The acronym SLD (Specific Learning Disorders) defines a […]

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LLLP’s contribution for the Digital Education Action Plan

The Lifelong Learning Platform contributed top the public consultation on the Digital Education Action Plan. The consultation gathered the views of citizens, institutions and organisations on their experiences and expectations during the COVID-19 crisis (both to date and during the recovery period), as well as their visions for the future of digital education.
In LLLP’s vision of education and training, digital education and media literacy play a crucial role, all the more in times of pandemic isolation. To this […]

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State of the Union – No education, no recovery

The State of the Union (SOTEU) speech is a customary intervention where the President of the European Commission explains the vision for the year to come. President Von der Leyen addressed the European Parliament in her first-ever SOTEU since she took office in 2019. 
Many of the European actions for the future are directed towards the recovery from the health and economic crisis. These actions can’t be carried out nationally – she explained – and the current situation reinforces the […]

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Lifelong Learning Interest Group – “Sustainability is not only about the environment”

In a vibrant online discussion, stakeholders from education, environment and development sectors gathered with European decision-makers to take stock of the role of education to build sustainable societies. The meeting, which was moderated by LLLP Secretary-General Giuseppina Tucci, focused on how education and lifelong learning can contribute to sustainable development not only from an economic, environment point of view but also social. Hosted by MEP Dace Melbārde, ViceChair of the CULT Committee of the European Parliament, this meeting of the […]

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