August 2020
LLLP Statement - New European Skills Agenda
A step further towards true lifelong learning?

The New Skills Agenda has a prominent focus on “skills for jobs” approach as the guiding principle for lifelong learning policies. But at LLLP we believe that a social inclusion approach should be at the forefront across the EU. Read it here

 LLL-IG - 'Education for Sustainable Development' - 15 September - Register!
LLLP and EAEA are delighted to invite you to the online meeting of the Lifelong Learning Interest Group of the European Parliament. Read the programme and register here

 LLLP Campaign for the International Literacy Day - 8 September
For the International Literacy Day on September 8th, LLLP invites all partners and stakeholders to join our campaign on social media. Follow us on social media and stay tuned!

 LLLP Interview - How can a strong grant system pave the way for a learning revolution?
The #Erasmus500 campaign interviewed LLLP Director Brikena Xhomaqi on the importance of adequate grants for mobilities. Read more about how funding can improve learning.

 LLLAwards deadline extended - 10 September
The LLLAwards are still receiving applications! Read more about the awards and submit your project or best practice in “Lifelong Learning for Sustainable Societies” until 10 September.

 LLLP General Assembly - 25 September
The LLLPlatform is happy to announce that next month its General Assembly will take place. Among the usual business, a new President will be elected! Read more here

 eucen publishes open resources on Digital Wellbeing
The Digital Wellbeing Educators project made available an open set of resources in English and Spanish. The tools include a compendium, an app, a toolkit and much more! Discover

 DARE - Compendium: The future of young people’s political participation
This compendium was developed to discuss the future of young people’s political participation and it deepens questions, challenges and opportunities in education. Read more.

 ISCA - European School Sport Day calls for in-person and digital events
Schools and school sports look very different this year, so it has never been more important to find creative ways to keep active for our physical and mental wellbeing. Read more!

 FEDEC and the current situation for Circus Schools in the world
The impact of COVID-19 on circus schools was huge. Follow this link to see the report of the current situation across the world and what circus schools are doing for the pandemic. 

 AEGEE - Become a pro in finding and countering fake news!
AEGEE-Europe will be hosting an online Training for Facilitators on countering fake news and disinformation through peer education. Read more and enrol, participation is free of charges!

 OBESSU - How to communicate about youth activism?
The ECMA team needs your help to figure out what is the best way of communicating about Youth Activism. Contribute through this survey and have your say!

 ESU - Securing an EU-UK agreement on future participation in the Erasmus+ programme
It is imperative that both the UK and the EU continue to work constructively to advance discussions on the future of UK participation in the Erasmus+ programme. Read ESU’s opinion.

 Digital Education Action Plan: SOLIDAR´s contribution to make it a reality for all
SOLIDAR Foundation contributed to the DEAP emphasizing the importance of updating the DEAP with a long-term perspective in mind, rather than as a response to COVID-19.

 AEGEE is looking for trainers on the topic of gender mainstreaming!
On 2-4 of October, AEGEE-Europe will be hosting an online «Training Advanced Trainers on Gender Mainstreaming» and is looking for 2 trainers on the topic of Gender Mainstreaming. 

 SOLIDAR - Policy Paper on Global Citizenship Education
Global citizenship education has the power to align sectors (in education and beyond) towards positive change. Read SOLIDAR’s paper on the role of GCE in countering the pandemic effects.

 ATEE - Teachers’ perception of online education in times of COVID
As a teacher, what do you believe are challenges and potentials of online education, which could inform future educational planning? Participate in this survey to give your opinion!

 EUA - The Learning & Teaching Forum is looking for papers and practices
EUA is seeking proposals for papers, practice presentations and workshops at the 2021 Learning & Teaching Forum ‘Embedding and facilitating sustainability’. Read more and submit your ideas.

 European Commission adds 200 extra million euros to the Erasmus+ 2020 budget
The Commission has adopted the 2nd revision of 2020 Erasmus+ annual work programme to allow for an additional €200m funding. Read more on how to access the extra funding. 

 Upskilling for life: Commission launches new digital competence guidelines
The DigComp at Work and its Implementation guidelines include practical steps, key actions, tips and online resources to make the best use of the EU’s digital competence framework (DigComp).

 Key considerations for policy-makers : Report ET2020 Working Group Schools
The ET2020 Working Group on Schools contributes to high-quality inclusive education this report assesses how quality assurance policies can support school- and teacher-led change.

 Cedefop - European inventory on validation of non-formal and informal learning
In this new publication, Cedefop presents the main findings of the 2018 edition of the European inventory on validation of non-formal and informal learning.

 EAfA - A new European Alliance for Apprenticeships is born
On 15 July, Commissioner Nicolas Schmit hosted a High-Level Expert Live Discussion on the renewed European Alliance for Apprenticeships (EAfA). Discover it here

 OECD School Education - Effects of the use of digital technology on children’s attention
The European platform for school education published a study on tthe effects of the use of digital technology on children’s empathy and attention capacity.

 UNESCO UIL - Announcement of IRE news
The International Review of Education - Journal of Lifelong Learning (IRE) has just published a double special issue on Global and comparative perspectives of literacy and numeracy.

 Build back better: UNESCO calls for education to change after Covid-19
Stefania Giannini, UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Education, calls upon governments and policymakers to rebuild education and prepare learners for the 21st-century challenges.

  A Class, Apart: The career aspirations of COVID Generation on the eve of the pandemic
Across the globe, significant concerns have been raised about the prospects of the young people who are now completing secondary education. Read more here.

 Blue Book Traineeship at the European Commission - Deadline 31 August 2020

 Cedefop Call for tender - Entrepreneurship competence in vocational education and training
 Extraordinary Erasmus+ calls - COVID Pandemic

LifeComp: The European Framework for Personal, Social and Learning to Learn Key Competence | EU Science Hub
GPE Knowledge and Innovation Exchange
Cedefop - Briefing note - Online working and learning in the coronavirus era
OECD - Education responses to COVID-19: an implementation strategy toolkit

 2020 Global Learning Festival, 1-4 September, online. Registrations.

 Erasmus Salon: Erasmus in post-pandemic Europe, 3 September, online. Register here

 Attention, fake! Strategies against populism in Europe, 7 September, online. More info.

 UNESCO UIL, Literacy teaching and learning in the COVID-19, 8 September, online. Info

 UNESCO, Education for Sustainable Development: beyond COVID, 9 September, online. Info.

 2nd World Conference on Future of Education, 11-13 September, Brussels, BE. Info here

 LLL Interest Group, Education for Sustainable Development, 15 September, online. Register.

 eucen, final MAGNET Conference, 17 September, online. Programme and registrations

 EURegionsWeek 2020, 5-22 October, online. Register here.

 ICC Conference “Innovation in Language teaching”, 16-18 October, Belgrade RS. Info here.

 EDEN 11th Research Workshop, 21-23 October, Lisbon PT. More info here.

 EfVET Virtual Annual Conference, 22 October, online. Info and registrations.

 AFS Global Conference, 22-23 October, online. Info and registrations.

 IAU Annual Conference, 3-6 November, Dublin IE Call for proposals.

 ICERI 2020, 9-11 November, Seville, ES. Info here

 Third International Young Careers Conference, 16-17 November, Brussels, BE. Info here.

 eucen autumn seminar, 18-20 November, Barcelona, ES. Registrations will open soon.

 LLLWeek 2020, “Lifelong Learning for sustainable societies”, 1-4 December, Brussels, BE. Info.

 European Development Days, 15-16 June 2021, Brussels, BE. More info here. 


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