LLLP has just published the policy recommendations to support school leaders, teachers – both serving and in their student years – to develop and implement inclusive education practices to create an inclusive educational context and see that in your classroom no one is left behind.
The INSCOOL II project involved partners working in Hungary, Belgium, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain and the United Kingdom. The project aimed to significantly increase the knowledge and skills of school leaders, teachers and teacher trainees/pre-service […]
The INSCOOL II project’s final conference, held in Brussels on May 17, opened with setting a common definition and understanding of ‘inclusion’ in education. The British Council (Poland) – the project coordinator – outlined that inclusion is about welcoming and supporting the participation of learners in all their diversity and exceptionalities. Inclusion in education is a deep and complicated matter – an ongoing process which requires everyone’s dedication and active collaboration.
The conference’s keynote speaker – Dr. Chandrika Devarakonda […]
This study is the result of research, led by Caritas Italiana, Caritas Europa and Don Bosco International in examining the situation for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and those not in education, employment, or training (NEETs) to transition from schooling into the labour market and to examine the significance of apprenticeships and Vocational Education Trainings (VETs) in supporting this transition and contributing to reducing school dropouts. The findings are based on an analysis of over 375 surveys completed by young […]
While many believe all students should be taught equitably, in practice there are many barriers to achieving this goal, especially when it comes to inclusive Science, Mathematics, Engineering and Technology (STEM) learning environments. When considering such STEM environments, inclusiveness does not only refer to the education of students with disabilities, but also to those who are underrepresented in STEM due to ethnicity, gender or any other vulnerability factor. Scientix, the community for science education in Europe, organised an online Science […]
The Commission presented its six priorities in 2019 with a view to build a greener, more digital, more inclusive and more resilient EU. While the bulk of education and training policies were assigned to the priority on Promoting our European way of life, all the other dimensions foresee a reliance on education and training systems: since by its very nature education and training is a key transversal policy area for the achievement of all their objectives. When considering the […]
The story of the creation of the Coalition of Humanitarian Associations of Medenine is the story of a migrant who has been living in this region for more than twenty years, Abdallah Saïd, originally from the Republic of Chad, married to a Tunisian and father of a daughter, has worked at the Regional Health Directorate in Medenine since May 1994. During the Libyan crisis of 2011, the post-revolutionary situation in Tunisia, combined with the failures departures at sea, Abdallah noticed […]
On March 3rd, the European Commission unveiled its 2021-2030 Strategy for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. This strategy has an important focus on education and training which takes a holistic approach by looking at lifelong learning as an instrument for inclusion. The Strategy mentions that lifelong learning, among others, is indispensable for decent living for all persons with disabilities.
Data shows that young people with disabilities are more prone to early-school leaving, and that fewer learners with disabilities complete […]
On March 4th, the European Commission published its action plan to ‘turn principles into action’ and achieve what was set forth by the European Pillar of Social Rights.
The Action Plan establishes three headline targets for the EU to be achieved by 2030:
At least 78% of people aged 20 to 64 should be in employment.
At least 60% of all adults should participate in training every year.
The number of people at risk of poverty or social exclusion should be reduced […]
In a world where mobility and migration are a key factor of our societies, the inclusion of newcomers remains a priority. The European Commission launched an open public consultation to gather inputs on the issue of integration and inclusion of migrants and people with a migrant background, for which the LLLPlatform has submitted an entry.
The Lifelong Learning Platform (LLLP) believes that education and lifelong learning have the unique potential to unlock human capacities, both individually and collectively; as such, we […]