In a Press Release on 22 March, the European parliament CULT Committee call for the new European Solidarity Corps to have its own budget and not be funded at the expense of the Erasmus+ or Europe for Citizens programmes. “Offering young people an opportunity to take part in solidarity schemes all over Europe would help them to gain experience for future long-term jobs,” they add. The LLLPlatform welcomes the Parliament’s position in light of its November 2016 opinion. The European […]
“As we mark the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, we have a momentous opportunity to take stock of how far Europe has come – and how far we still have to go in order to offer a sustainable and prosperous future to everyone in Europe.” On this date, civil society organisations, including the LLLPlatform called on leaders of Europe to show “vision and courage to set Europe on the path to a sustainable future which realises the rights of all people […]
The first 2017 meeting of the LLL Interest Group was held on 21 March in the European Parliament. The discussion on “Principles of Inclusiveness for Improved and Modernised Education” was based on the Maltese Presidency Council conclusions presented by Mr. Micaleff Grimaud (PermRep) and the European Commissions’ Communication on “Improving and Modernising Education” presented by Fiorella Perotto, DG EAC. Discussants highlighted the importance of more EU Member State commitment and better cooperation with civil society organisations, namely regarding the value and […]
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Digitalisation is ever growing and will inevitably affect all sectors. Yet we still struggle to understand the extent of it and few are fully prepared for it: there is a change in the nature of the race between man and the machine, and the machine is running faster. The challenge of education in a digital world commands us to open education as widely as possible to include […]
The first 2017 meeting of the LLL Interest Group will take place on 21 March. The topic of the meeting, “Principles of Inclusiveness for Improved and Modernised Education,” is linked to the recently adopted “Communication in improving and modernising education” from the European Commission. Inclusive education is also the main priority of the Maltese presidency of the EU. Both DG EAC and the Maltese Presidency representatives will join the meeting to discuss how to ensure a lifelong learning perspective, what is […]
The LLLPlatform is happy to announce that the LLLWeek2017 will take place on 20-24 November in Brussels. This year and for the first time, the week will be organised in partnership with the European Commission and its VET Week. The Platform has also renewed its successful partnership with the European Youth Forum for the organisation of the week again this year. The LLLWeek aims to raise awareness on lifelong learning’s capacity to answer many challenges of […]
In the framework of the InnoVal project, a 5-day long staff training took place on 13-17 February 2017 in the premises of UC Leuven-Limburg.
The training delivered by UCLL focused on qualitative data analysis methodologies, data collection and on the conduction of video interviews. Study visits in the city of Leuven and in social enterprises took place. Moreover, synergies with similar projects were explored.
Partners reached a common understanding about key terms and agreed on the methodology to be followed […]
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!
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 […]