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Annual Conference 2017: Registrations are open!

The Lifelong Learning Platform is pleased to announce its Annual Conference “Education in a Digital World. Reducing inequalities through lifelong learning,” will be taking place on 31 May and 1 June 2017 in Tallinn, Estonia.
So if any of the following propositions inspire you, register as soon as possible!

What? Education in a Digital World from an LLL approach
Why? To ensure universal access to education in a digital world – as innovatively as possible!
Who? Members, educators, learners, digital thinkers and experts, academics, civil society […]

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Save the Date for LLLPlatform Annual Conference 2017!

The LLLPlatform is pleased to announce it will be holding its Annual Conference 2017 in Estonia on the theme of Education in the Digital World. The Conference will take place on 31 may and 1 June. This event will call on participants to question the influence of digital technologies on pedagogy: how new technologies transform the teaching and learning experience, how education should adapt to deliver new and future skills, and more generally, how educational policies are designed in the digital era. Stay tuned for more information!

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Erasmus+ Implementation Survey 2016 Results Campaign

Our Erasmus+ Implementation Survey 2016 Results are out! The 2016 Survey Preliminary Results were made public on 10 October during the LLLWeek2016 kick-off event in the European Parliament, chaired by MEP Milan Zver, European Parliament Rapporteur for the Erasmus+ Programme. The Platform organises a yearly evaluation on the implementation of the Erasmus+ programme. The survey aims to provide decision-makers with an evaluation  coming from the programme’s direct beneficiairies on what works and what could be improved. The survey […]

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Improving and Modernising Education: Weaving principles of inclusiveness throughout education systems

LLLPlatform Statement – January 2017 – Download the Statement here…
On 7th December 2016, the European Commission adopted a ‘Communication on improving and modernising education’, unveiling its ambition to modernise education systems and strategically mobilise education systems for “our societies and economic development”, focusing on the investment in education, modernising and reforming different stages of education and accessibility of education. The content of the Communication will be discussed at the Maltese Presidency Conference on “School Leadership, Equity and Inclusivity” […]

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Join our New Year Reception on 18 January 2017!

On 18 January, the LLLPlatform and EAEA will be co-hosting their New Year Reception in collaboration with SOLIDAR. The reception will take place from 18.00-19.30 Rue Pascale 4-6 in Brussels. We invite our European partners to join us and raise their glass for the New Year! To confirm participation, please send an email to the organisers.
The LLLPlatform wishes you a Happy New Year 2017 and looks forward to working with all of you during this important […]

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Malta takes over EU Council Presidency

On 1 January, Malta will be taking over the Presidency of the EU Council. This is the first time Malta presides the Council since its accession in 2004. In line with hot-topics, its priorities largely focus on migration policies, namely strengthening and streamlining the Common European Asylum System or revising the Dublin Regulation. Malta wants to push for a holistic approach to migration, including both the internal and external aspect and tackle the root causes of migration. Social policy will also be […]

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LLLPlatform meets with Navracsics Cabinet

LLLP President David Lopez, Secretary General Gina Ebner and Director Brikena Xhomaqi met with Commissioner Navracsics’ Cabinet, following the open letter that LLLP sent regarding this year’s edition of the ETY Forum. The Platform stressed that more (high-level) consultation with civil society and more support to it is necessary, in a form of structured dialogue. Our comments were welcomed and encouraged, and will be reflected in 2017 Education and Training related activities and events.

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From words to action: Investments and cooperation to make VET great again!

BRUSSELS, 8 December 2016 / The Lifelong Learning Platform welcomes the European Commission’s initiative to improve attractiveness and image of vocational education and training by launching the first European Vocational Skills Week during 5-9 December 2016. The Commission has brought the VET week as one as a part of its communication “A New Skills Agenda for Europe” through, wanting to showcase vocational studies as a first class option.
VET education, both secondary and post-secondary, has been suffering from poor reputation and […]

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“The project development workshop was my road to success”

A few months ago, Wouter Hustinx was awarded European funding, and what’s more, for the first EU project he had ever written! “The project development workshop “Education goes digital” was his road to success,” says the head of the expertise center on educational innovation at PXL University College in Hasselt, Belgium. Today, Wouter Hustinx shares his best tips for a successful project development workshop and a good start to EU funding.
The “Education goes digital” workshop was organised in December […]

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Global launch of the results of latest PISA survey on 6 December 2016

On 6 December, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) will release the 2015 results from the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), a test of reading literacy, mathematics, and science given every three years to fifteen-year-olds in more than seventy countries and economies worldwide. This year’s results will focus on science. The OECD and Education Policy Institute will host a global launch event in London at the Institute of Directors with OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría and Andreas […]

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