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European Alliance for Apprenticeships – From schools to work: the role of chambers

The role of lifelong learning in the VET sector is today more important than it has ever been. In a world that is heavily influenced by technological developments, our compass should adapt as well to the new paths.

Such was the topic of the EAfA Meeting “From schools to work – The role of chambers”, that took place in Prague and Mladá Boleslav on 20-21 May, a meeting that dwells into the implications which a changing labour market bears […]


Empowering validation through lifelong learning – The VPL Biennale

The 3rd Validation of Prior Learning (VPL) Biennale took place in Berlin on 6-7 May and focused on taking stock of what has been achieved so far in terms of policy development and implementation. Most of all, it addressed the key issue of how to move forward. The Lifelong Learning Platform was partners in the organisation of this milestone event.

Globalization, new technologies and migration are changing the way we work and learn. Our systems need to reflect the […]


Test our free training materials for educators on digital identity topics

Are you an educator? Do you have an interest in digital identity issues? Would you be interested in testing training materials in your class?

DIGIT ( is a European project that aims to raise awareness and boost adults’ competences in the field of digital footprint and identity through adult education. It has produced handful training materials for educators to be used with their students. All materials are freely accessible online on a Moodle Platform but registration is compulsory.

Available languages […]


Free Webinar in June on validation tools in the voluntary sector

Join us to a 90-minutes Webinar on validation tools in the voluntary sector as part of a European Project called ImproVal (flyer). After a short presentation of the project and its initial findings, 4 guest speakers will give us the honour to present their tools and answer questions from the audience.

How to attend?

Webinar is free of charge. There is no need to register prior the event. Webinar room will be opened on […]


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.


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 […]


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.

These are the 10 commitments More

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!


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, […]


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 […]