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New – European Commission publishes the 2019 Erasmus+ Work Programme

Today the European Commission published the 2019 Erasmus+ Work Programme.
Next year, the programme will particularly aim to support the implementation of the European Education Area, with calls for European Universities, Centres of vocational excellence and support for implementing the European Student Card.
The Lifelong Learning Platform welcomes the overall budget increase to 3 billion euros, from 2.7 billion euros in 2018. However, we call for the new European Education Area initiatives to be carefully implemented on the basis […]

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LLLWeek 2018: Call for volunteers

The Lifelong Learning Platform is looking for volunteers during the LLLWeek 2018!
On 3-7 December, the LLLPlatform will engage in its most iconic event in Brussels. With several debates, discussions in the EU Parliament, the LLLWeek Reception, workshops and internal working groups, there will be my opportunities to engage the education stakeholders. We are very ambitious with the LLLWeek, but also short-handed and the Secretariat is looking for extra help!
Volunteers will be engaged in events activities, such as registration of […]

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InnoVal – European Conference on Innovative Assessment Methods for Validation

On September 13, LLLP organised a European conference on innovative assessment methods for validation to present the results of its Erasmus+ project Innoval (2016-2018). Around 90 participants from 18 EU countries and 2 non-EU countries enjoyed a full-day of conference and workshops animated by 15 speakers at the beautiful venue of the University Foundation in Brussels. This was the final conference of the project coming to an end in September and was also a good opportunity to […]

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Comanity partners meet in Athens to plan the Community Animateur Programme

COMANITY  is a 2-year (2017-2019) Erasmus+ KA3 ‘Support for Policy Reform’ – social inclusion action coordinated by Arcola Research (UK),  involving  9 European partners from the UK, Italy, Spain, Greece and Belgium over two years (2017-2019). The consortium aims to develop a community-based ‘inclusive learning ecosystem’ for marginalised and vulnerable young people by creating the conditions in which ‘hard to reach’ youth can apply their skills, talents and creativity in participation activities that improve their communities, through […]

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DIGIT Focus groups report – Infographics

During the first phase of project DIGIT, the partners organised three online or face-to-face focus groups in their countries (Poland, United Kingdom, Belgium, Greece, Slovenia and Spain), gathering various stakeholders to assess their awareness and competences on digital identity related issues. At the meetings, the participants – educators, policy-makers, parents and digital experts – explored the four main issues previously unveiled by the project team together:

Management of personal account and image
Online safety and security
Digital citizenship
Internet and its side effects

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New – Feasibility study on national lifelong learning platforms just published

The study, conducted by the Lifelong Learning Platform in 2016-2017, investigates the cross-sector cooperation at national level and analyses existing national cultures related to lifelong learning and the extent to which they are in line with EU policies and recommendations in five European countries. There is a specific focus on cross-sector cooperation, consultation of civil society by policy-makers and understanding of the lifelong learning concept by national, regional and local organisations.
Results show that there is no shared meaning of lifelong […]

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New Steering Committee and new President for the LLLPlatform

The first meeting of the new Steering Committee took place in Brussels on August 31st. The Lifelong Learning Platform is happy to announce that the Steering Committee has appointed Gina Ebner, EAEA, as new President of the Lifelong Learning Platform! The Steering Committee also appointed Giuseppina Tucci, OBESSU, as new General Secretary, and confirmed Luis Costa, EfVET, as Treasurer.
Four new members took part in this Steering Committee meeting. On July 7th, the General Assembly had appointed […]

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PDW18 – 10 potential project leaders are looking for a partnership with you

10 organisations are looking for partners in their European consortium on skills to apply for the upcoming Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic partnership and KA3 Policy reforms calls.
If you are interested in an international cooperation and feel like being a potential partner in an innovative project on skills, you can apply for one of the following project ideas until 30 September 2018 (midnight). On 5 October 2018 you will know whether you were selected to participate in the project development […]

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New! LLLP statement on the second package of measures for the European Education Area

The Lifelong Learning Platform welcomes the European Commission’s Communication “Building a stronger Europe: the role of youth, education and culture policies” and other proposals launched on 22 May as the second package of measures for creating a European Education Area. It is glad to see the commitment to ensure this Area covers learners of all age groups and sectors, including VET and adult learning, and to support Member States in improving the “lifelong-learning based nature” of […]

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Launch of the Erasmus+ Survey 2017

The Lifelong Learning Platform has launched this year’s Erasmus+ Survey! The LLLPlatform makes an annual review of the Erasmus+ programme implementation and shares its results with policy-makers to enhance the application process and the content of the programme. This survey is conducted by the LLLPlatform to evaluate how beneficiaries have experienced the past round of applications of the Erasmus+ programme: we asked targeted European NGOs what they think of the Erasmus+, whether they very satisfied with the new features of the application procedure, […]

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