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Collaborative Monitoring of regional lifelong learning policies Results of the COMORELP project

After 3 years of work the partnership between the Jagiellonian University (Poland), the Malopolska Regional Labour Officer (Poland), Boğaziçi University (Türkiye), CIS (Italy), ARCOLA Research (UK), FREREF (France) and LLLP (Belgium) is coming to an end and are ready to share the various results obtained throughout the project duration. 
Regional reports and the COMORELP benchmarking tool
The new project website, hosted by the Jagiellonian University, features the different publications developed by the partnership as well as the practical tool for inter-regional […]


Inter-regional cooperation for better lifelong learning policies Conference Report

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? […]


Highlights of the LLLAB 2023: Key competences for the future of Europe

In its third edition, the Lifelong Learning Lab (LLLAB) is the Lifelong Learning Platform’s initiative to bring together stakeholders in education and training from EU and national/regional level to share good practices on enhancing cooperation in the sector. Participants to the LLLAB counted policymakers from EU, national, regional and local level, educators and teachers, learners, education and training institutions (schools, universities, VET centres) and civil society organisations.
In 2023, the LLLAB was organised in Girona, anticipating the Spanish Presidency to the […]


LLLP Reaction: European Semester 2023 Spring Package

On 24 May, the European Commission published its European Semester Country Specific Recommendations (CSRs) and Country Reports (CRs), known as the ‘Spring Package’. LLLP reacts to the prioritisation of labour market-focused skills development at the expense of the broader lifelong learning process. Considering that in 2023, the EU fiscal framework and the European Semester are subjected to reform, LLLPlatform proposes a set of actions to address the shortcomings identified in our Reaction.

LLLPlatform urges for the […]



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 […]


LLLP has a new President and four new Steering Committee members!

The Lifelong Learning Platform’s General Assembly (GA) for 2023 took place at the University of Girona in Spain on 27 and 28 June.
The annual General Assembly is one of the key moments where the members, the Secretariat and the Steering Committee meet and update each other on their activities and collectively discuss the general direction and priorities of the organisation.

Main highlights of the General Assembly
As outlined in LLLP’s statutes and internal rules, the rotation system entails that three members […]


Get ready for the 2024 European Parliament elections with COYV’s Online Crash Course

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 […]


Spanish Presidency of the Council of the EU – Priorities revealed

The President of the Spanish Government, Pedro Sánchez, just presented the main priorities for the upcoming Spanish Presidency of the Council of the EU, due to assume on 1 July 2023. The four priorities are: promoting the reindustrialisation of Europe, moving towards ecological transition, consolidating the social pillar and strengthening European unity.

From the starting points of the financial and inflation crisis, the war in Ukraine and the upcoming European elections, we can expect the Spanish Presidency to be fully […]


Final Conference – Inclusion in Action: a holistic approach to inclusion

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 […]


EUROCLIO and the House of European History – Writing History

Thanks to a standing partnership with EuroClio, the House of European History held a training workshop on 13-14 May, where LLLP representatives got to attend to grasp the basics of communicating about our shared history. Beside a plethora of learning materials, the workshop focused on the role of teachers in building a common identity, especially through non-formal and informal learning methodologies. 
From a dental clinic to the House of European History: How to tell the story/stories of Europe
A grand visual display […]