BRUSSELS, 30 September 2019 – On 25 September, ahead of the second European Education Summit, the European Parliament’s Lifelong Learning Interest Group met to discuss Skills for Life, Skills for the Future with Members of the European Parliament Julie Ward and Sirpa Pietikäinen, representatives of the European Commission, Finnish Presidency of the Council and stakeholders from all sectors of education, training and beyond. The meeting focused on how to better implement the concept of life skills, which enable people […]More
News - 27th September 2019
On September 24-25, Open Your Eyes partners flew to North-Eastern Romania to discuss the work done so far and set up the steps of their second year of collaboration.
Open Your Eyes is an Erasmus+ project which aims to provide adults and adult educators with the knowledge, tools and resources to counter the spread of disinformation online.
Over the last twelve months, we have been working on developing a database of useful initiatives, tools and resources to learn about online disinformation […]More
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EMDR Europe: discovering LLLP new member
A short chat with EMDR Europe, the organisations that joined the LLLPlatform in June 2019.
What is EMDR Europe?
Founded in 1999, EMDR Europe is the official professional association of National EMDR Associations, establishing, maintaining and promoting the highest standards of excellence and integrity in EMDR practice, research and education throughout Europe. Its mission is to improve, through EMDR therapy, the lives of people affected by trauma and mental illness related to stressful experiences and relationships, to promote and[…]
Opportunity for schools: In Europe at school project piloting phase
Together with the VPRO and the Dutch History Teachers Association, EUROCLIO is developing an education toolkit that will be based on the television series “In Europe Now” by best-selling historian Geert Mak. In this toolkit, students are challenged and supported to develop their own mini-documentaries on issues that are relevant for recent European History (such as how to manage migration and how to deal with the difficult past) based on their own[…]
Inclusive Education in Action Case Studies
This article appeared in the European Agency for Inclusive Education in Action (IEA)
The Inclusive Education in Action (IEA) website presents a collection of important and interesting case studies from around the world. These case studies can be used as a resource for international policy-makers who are working to develop equity and equal opportunities within education systems globally.
Learning for Entrepreneurship: A Global Citizen perspective
This year’, eucen’s seminar will focus on entrepreneurial thinking in lifelong learning that expands our perceptions of entrepreneurship for a more inclusive and sustainable future. University Lifelong Learning and Adult Education can play an important role in reaching the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. The SDGs place future-proofing human society to the fore, which demands radical new perspectives and practices. Entrepreneurs are people who see and act on opportunities not readily apparent to others. In the carbon-neutral digital age of the[…]
EAEA – European e-learning course on basic skills
The European e-learning course on teaching and learning basic skills continues 17th September! You are welcome to join anytime.The module “Tailor-made offers” (17.9.-15.10) looks at how to offer adults education and training based on mapping their individual needs. Through five sessions focusing on practices in Iceland, Portugal, Sweden, UK and more European countries, different aspects are explored:– How can tailored-made offers better support adults with a low level of skills?– How can learning offers be a part of local community development?We[…]
Announcement – International Review of Education
The August issue of the International Review of Education – Journal of Lifelong Learning explores the contribution of adult learning and education towards achieving the global development goal on education. Other topics addressed in this general issue include international vocational students in Australia, professional farmers in China, distance education and self-directed learning.