On September 30th, the European Commission unveiled its plans for three long-awaited strategic proposals: the Digital Education Action Plan (2021-2027), the European Research Area, and the European Education Area to be achieved by 2025. The communications outline a number of actions for the next five years. The Lifelong Learning Platform welcomes the new wide-ranging vision for European education and training as an acknowledgement of the key role it plays to Europe’s social and sustainable future. We also […]More
News - 26th November 2020
The Lifelong Learning Platform and Job Bridge project partners are happy to invite you to the project’s final event that will fit into 10th REVEAL conference “How to Avoid a Learning Lockdown Online?” taking place on the 10th and 11th December 2020.
LLLP was a partner in the Job Bridge project, which aims to fill the gap in the assessment and validation of competences acquired in volunteering by developing a user-centred approach for the validation of […]
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Recognition of Prior Learning – a tool to empower entrepreneurs
Eucen – European University Continuing Education Network – is a full partner of a new project, ARPEL4Entrep, seeking to enhance the Recognition of Prior Learning for entrepreneurs. This project will be developing a programme encouraging entrepreneurs without formal education to accredit and recognise their prior experience and learning as part of a Bachelor’s degree in Entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurs acquire various skills out of necessity throughout their experience. ARPEL4Entrep intends to find out which are the most needed skills which could[…]
EucA curriculum check: let your cv stand out from others
Students and recent graduates can now take advantage of the EucA CV CHECK!
A 45 minutes 1to1 session with one of the EucA staff members in Brussels experts in Career Counseling. During the session young people will receive personalised feedback on multiple aspects of the CV in English: Style, formatting and layout, what information to include, how to tailor your application to the role/employer, how to use effective language to showcase education and experiences, resources and straggle to improve elements of[…]
Call for papers: Special issue on lived experience, learning, community activism and social change
Special issue on lived experience, learning, community activism and social change[…]
Abstract Deadline: 4th January 2021
Co-editors: Sharon Clancy, Kerry Harman and Iain Jones
This special issue arises from the urgency expressed by many adult educator practitioners and theorists for the need to draw attention to the numerous sites of community activism, learning and social change that are currently taking place across the globe. While the relentless push of neoliberalism has struck at the heart of adult education provision in many countries, including that
UNIMED contributes to the UNESCO Global Education Coalition
In this challenging times when the Covid-19 outbreak is causing severe difficulties to education all over the world, UNIMED is glad to join the Global Education Coalition launched by UNESCO.[…]
The Global Education Coalition seeks to facilitate inclusive learning opportunities for children and youth during this period of sudden and unprecedented educational disruption.
UNIMED is pleased to contribute to the collective effort to find appropriate solutions in the current emergency context. As part of the COVID-19 response, UNIMED will support universities to bring together their
OBESSU – Statement on the European Education Area
The Organising Bureau of European School Student Unions (OBESSU), represents school students rights in Europe since 1975 and has ever since been advocating for participatory, inclusive and quality education. OBESSU welcomes the efforts of the European Commission to establish a European Education Area by 2025 but is concerned about the lack of funds that are dedicated to this purpose and that will undermine the realisation of such an ambitious endeavour.[…]
The main programmes that are supposed to finance education and training and create the European Education Area,
Call for contributions: eucen 2021: Learning for impact in a changing World
Learning for impact in a changing World[…]
Utrecht (NL), 01-04 June 2021We accept contributions in the following three areas:
Stream 1: Impact of societal change on UCE
Stream 2: The future of education and modern workplace learning
Stream 3: UCE as professional practice within universities
The abstracts can be submitted with view to become:
1. Research papers including conceptual or empirical work on the topic of the conference; papers will be presented in 20 minutes time slots.
2. Testing ground laboratories where participants can experience concrete innovative UCE/ULLL practices,