EESC - Sustainable funding for lifelong learning and development of skills
This exploratory opinion,
drafted with the expert contribution of LLLP at the request of the Croatian Presidency, addresses the sustainability of lifelong learning funds. Read it here.
EU Councils adopts conclusions on teachers and trainers
recognises teachers and trainers as an indispensable driving force and acknowledges their commitment during the current COVID-19 crisis.
Council of Europe - Digital Citizenship Education survey
The survey is intended to learn about parent’s perception and level of awareness of digital citizenship, as well as what information is needed. Learn more here
and take the survey.
Effective measures to ‘green’ Erasmus+, Creative Europe & European Solidarity Corps
How to render EU programmes more ‘green’? How to step up the ambitions of the European Green Deal? This briefing paper answers
such and similar questions.
Global Partnership for Education - Safe to Learn during COVID-19
GPE and its partners in the 'Safe to Learn' campaign have developed recommendations
on preventing and responding to violence against children in and through all learning environments.
How to recognise disinformation and myth related to COVID-19?
The outbreak of the coronavirus has led to disinformation that hampers efforts to contain the pandemic. Hop on to the European Parliament’s website
to find out what you can do
A European Framework for Digitally-Competent Educational Organisations
This JRC publication
addresses the need for educational institutions to address invocation and sustainability by tackling the use of digital learning.
Consumer Change Challenge - Your story, your video, your right
The European Commission is launching this competition
to gather video aiming to educate and empower consumers to make better-informed choices. Take part
EU Budget - New Commission proposal allocates 24.6 billion € to Erasmus+
The European Commission has proposed a revise EU Budget, which will now undergo negotiations with the Council and the Parliament. Read the details in the press release
CULT Committee criticises "deeply disappointing" budget proposals
In a press release
, CULT MEPs state that cuts to Erasmus+, Creative Europe and Solidarity Corps are "bad news for young people" and "send a terrible message".
COVID19: Civil society calls to have a hand in designing Europe's recovery plan
Civil Society organisations, through the Liaison Group of the EESC co-chaired by LLLP, is calling for greater involvement of civil society in the post-COVID plans. Read more
EU Commission launches EU Semester package & Country Specific Recommendations
The European Commission has unveiled its EU Semester spring package
, which includes the Country-Specific Recommendations
on education and training. How is your country doing?
Eurydice - Can the coronavirus pandemic improve our schools?
While the current situation throws challenges on schools, it may be turned into an opportunity for improving our education systems – if we are able to learn from this experience. Read more here.
The future of young people’s political participation: challenges & opportunities
In this new publication,
the Council of Europe explores the unanswered questions about youth participation in European political issues and provides thoughts for rethinking the system.
EU measures to tackle COVID-19 pandemic and its impact
provides a very clear picture of these actions by theme, highlighting EU actions in the areas of healthcare, research, economy, employment, education, travel and transport.
The Conference of INGOs adopted guidelines in support of refugees
The Guidelines on Protecting NGO Work in Support of Refugees and Migrants
aim to ensure NGOs safety when taking action against trafficking in human beings and migrant smuggling.
UNESCO UIL and Learning Cities: Response to COVID in a series of webinars
To exchange solutions, discuss contingency plans and share distance-learning approaches, the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) is organising a series of webinars
on learning cities.
UNESCO UIL - International Review of Education – Journal of Lifelong Learning news
The editorial team of IRE is preparing a double special issue on ‘Literacy and Numeracy: Global & Comparative Perspectives”, with five articles already published
and more to come.