This month, LLLP has become a member of the Pact for Skills community within the framework of the FIELDS project. The project partners represent over 10 Member States and several EU networks as well as different stakeholders in the education and employment sectors such as training providers, farmers, food industry and civil society representatives. Together they have worked on creating occupational profiles, curricula and training programmes to close the skill gaps in the agri-food sector. In addition, […]
COMORELP’s final conference, organised by the Lifelong Learning Platform, took place on May 10 and brought together over 100 participants from across Europe joining us online and in person in Brussels. The conference highlighted the challenges to and needs of, involving regional and local stakeholders in design, monitoring, implementation, and evaluation of lifelong learning (LLL) policies, all the while offering insight into the EU’s initiatives towards regional cooperation in national and European LLL policies.
How are European regions working together? […]
The COYV project seeks to encourage youth multipliers, young people, and especially first time-voters, to actively take part in voting for the European Elections 2024. By organising trainings geared towards increasing youth voting participation rates, and developing an informal alliance of youth organisations, the project seeks to create a link between European initiatives, European civic education and voting.
These online courses are part of the activities of the project ‘Co-operation Youth vote: Enabling future active European citizens’, with the aim to […]
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 […]
In 2016, the Lifelong Learning Platform launched the Lifelong Learning Awards to celebrate creative and inclusive initiatives from organisations and individuals all over Europe to bring visibility on lifelong learning and inspire new actions and policies.
The 2023 edition will seek to receive practices in the topic of ‘Key competences for all: a lifelong learning approach to skills’, a theme that will encompass all year for LLLP since 2023 is the European Year of Skills, a welcomed initiative […]
Given the changes in the demand for employment and skills expected to materialise over the period to 2030, we ask ourselves what is the role of Vocational Education and Training in meeting those skill needs and what is the investment needed to make sure those needs are met. It is impossible not to see the connections with the ongoing developments around the Green Deal, the expected reforms of the EU fiscal policy and the updated Recommendations on VET and on […]
The Lifelong Learning Platform is proud to publish its study for the ongoing campaign on “Invest in ET”.
While the value of quality education and training is strongly acknowledged across EU Member States, it remains the case that public expenditure has failed to recover to pre-financial crisis levels at the EU level. This paper tracks the extent to which public expenditure on education and training has changed over time and puts forth the case for a marked increase in levels of public […]
The project Specific Learning Disorder no more! (LEAD!) is well underway, ready to launch the pilot program.
With training materials in English, Romanian and Italian, the pilot testing will take place in Italy and Romania. The process of reviewing educational resources will be conducted both internally and externally.
The internal pilot test leader, IC2 Policoro (“ISTITUTO COMPRENSIVO2 “GIOVANNI PAOLO II“), will carry out, through March-April 2022, a pilot test within the consortium where at least 2 people from each project […]
The meeting of the Lifelong Learning Interest Group on 1 December 2021, taking place online and chaired by MEP Sirpa Pietikäinen, was held under the theme “Funding Education for Wellbeing”.
Well-being in adult learning is in the New European Agenda for Adult Learning
Ema Perme, representative of the Slovenian Presidency, highlighted the recent adoption of the New European Agenda for Adult Learning as one of the most important achievements of the Slovenian Presidency. “Well-being will be one of the cornerstones in […]
The LEAD! Project (No more Specific Learning Disorders!) is closer to its final purpose: promoting inclusion of students with SLD (Specific Learning Disorders – dyscalculia, dysgraphia, dysorthography, and dyslexia).
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, and in order to ensure the smooth development of the activities and of the online platform hosting the training modules, a help desk and a community for families, schools and SLD students, the project was extended by 12 months.
During the last months, project partners have been […]