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The EP joint report on “A New Skills Agenda for Europe”: story of an advocacy success

On June 21st, the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs and the Committee on Culture and Education of the European Parliament adopted their joint report on “a new skills agenda for Europe”. The report was the result of joint efforts from civil society organisations and social partners in proposing and constant lobbying on the rapporteurs. The Lifelong Learning Platform is happy to announce that those efforts were taken into consideration by the two Committees. You can […]


Civil Society Days 2017 – The Europe we strive for!

Monday June 26th will see the opening of the Civil Society Days 2017.
Why? Over the past year Europe has faced many new challenges, most of the time leading some citizens to remarkable dissatisfaction towards the EU institutions. We believe that Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) are in a key position between citizens and European institutions, giving them the power to offer new perspectives for the Union and to propose concrete solutions for the future of Europe. The Civil Society […]


Open Public Consultation on Social Inclusion

European Commission’s public consultation on the “Recommendation on Promoting social inclusion and shared values through formal and non-formal learning”
The European Commission has recently published an open public consultation to hear citizens’ views about social inclusion. All citizens and organisations are welcome to contribute to this consultation. Contributions are particularly welcome from: Education and training institutions, Teachers, educators and leaders of educational institutions, Civil society sector organisations, Public authorities at national, regional and local level, Youth organisations, Social partners, Pupils and students.
The online questionnaire […]


LLLAwards 2017 – Submit your application

The focus of the 2017 LLLAwards edition is education in the digital era tackling different aspects on how this technological development is affecting and transforming educational practices.
The LLLPlatform will reward three outstanding initiatives or projects under the following three categories:

Education and Democracy: This category will reward initiatives that enhance critical thinking using digital tools, that raises awareness of civic rights within the internet, and promote active participation in democracy in the digital era.
Education and Social Inclusion: This category will reward initiatives that […]



Brikena Xhomaqi, Director of the Lifelong Learning Platform, participated as Member of the Jury in the ceremony for the Eurodesk Awards 2017. The ceremony awarded the following projects:
Generation Association, Turkey
= Marita, as board member replacing Reinhard, gave the Awards
Regional Youth Info Centre Rijeka, Croatia
= Safi Sabuni, as jury member, gave the Awards
= Michail, as jury member, gave […]


The Lifelong Learning General Assembly 2017

The Lifelong Learning General Assembly was held in Tallin on 2 June 2017. The Platform is growing very fast and its importance with it. However, a lot of work is ahead of us to save education & training from austerity measures undertaken at different levels in Europe. We have a big challenge ahead to make the Erasmus+ Programme even greater.
During the General Assembly, the future of the Platform was discussed and, with it, both the new structure of the Steering Committee […]


The Lifelong Learning Annual Conference 2017 “Education in a Digital World”

The Lifelong Learning Annual Conference was held on May 31 and June 1 in Tallinn, Estonia. The event focused on the innovations that the digital world has brought to education, and whether these are contributing (or not) to reducing inequalities all over Europe.
The Conference took at the crossroads between the Maltese and Estonian Presidencies of the Council of the EU. Because Malta’s main axis of reflection during its Presidency is Inclusive education and Estonia will focus on Digital Education, the LLLPlatform hopes […]


LLLP meets CULT chair: Widening access and more funding for Erasmus+

Belgium: Lifelong Learning Platform partners up with the Chair of the CULT committee in the European Parliament MEP Kammerevert for Erasmus+  
The Chair of CULT committee and the Lifelong Learning Platform confirmed their commitment to Erasmus+ widening access to all and more funding during their meeting on June 7.
The European Civil Society for Education with its over 40 member organisations representing the biggest beneficiairies of the Erasmus+ programme got together to discuss the current mid-term evaluation and its future. […]


MEPs stand for Fair Internships

134 MEP’s from all political groups have signed the Manifesto for #FairInternships. The initiative was proposed by the Youth Intergroup and letter was sent to President Tajani, asking him to take concrete steps to have the rules governing internships changed by the Bureau of the European Parliament. We want to thank them for their support in fighting unpaid and unfair internships in the European Parliament!
Please find hereafter:

The letter
The list of MEPs who signed
The manifesto for […]


Lifelong Learning Platform General Assembly 2017

The Lifelong Learning Platform is happy to announce that it will be holding its 2017 General Assembly on the 2nd of June. The G.A. will follow the annual conference and will take place in Tallinn University.
Members will gather to discuss the general direction of the LLLP, and will also proceed to the election of three new Steering Committee members, together with the welcoming of new members in the LLLP family. Would you like to become a member? Follow […]