Not all learners start their digital transition on equal footing. LLLP strives to bridge that gap through policy and advocacy work.

 Education, Research and Innovation for a New Digital Europe?
The Commission released the Communications on the European Education Area and the updated Digital Education Action Plan. A more explicit lifelong learning approach is needed!

 LLLP and the Digital Education Action Plan - Not all learners start on equal footing
LLLP contributed to the Digital Education Action Plan (DEAP) consultation, stressing the need for inclusiveness and making sure that it addresses and provides for all learners. Read more here.

 New Podcast! LLLTalk - EU Education made simple
LLLP is proud to announce the launch of its first-ever podcast! In ‘LLLTalk’ we bring citizens closer to Europe and make education simple! Listen to the pilot episode (also on Spotify)

 LLLP General Assembly: a new President and Steering Committee for LLLP!
During the LLLP GA, members gathered to discuss LLLP’s priorities, elect a new President, new Steering Committee members and confirm EFIL as a full member!

 State of the Union: No education, no recovery
EU Commission’s President Ursula Von der Leyen delivered the yearly speech. While skills are important to the recovery, she failed to mention education as a priority. Read our take here.

 LLL Interest Group - Experts meet on “Education for Sustainable Development”
The Lifelong Learning Interest Group meeting addressed the contribution of education and lifelong learning to sustainable systems. We discussed it with EU representatives and experts. 

  We campaigned for the international literacy day!
LLLP, together with members and partners, campaigned over social media to increase the awareness of literacy as a right for every person on this planet. See what we’ve been up to

 DIMELI@SCHOOL: 6 learning modules to become responsible digital citizens
The DIMELI@SCHOOL Learning Pack is ready! A collection of resources for teachers and an interactive assessment game for 10- to 15-year-old students. Discover it here!

 How to identify and tackle online disinformation?
The Open Your Eyes project has all the answers you need: check out the Handbook for adult educators and learn how to organise your own workshops on disinformation!

 CODESKILLS4ROBOTICS: ready, robots, go!
13 teachers will gather online next week to learn how to use LEGO robots to teach computational thinking. Have a look at the Educational Back Pack and follow us here!

 LEAD! Specific Learning Disorders no more!
The LEAD! Project aims to increase the social inclusion of students with SLDs by encouraging them to acquire new skills. Learn more here and discover the platform!

 CHOICE project moving forward at full STE(A)M!
How to reform current STEM school curricula and mainstream a STE(A)M approach to education? Here’s the starting point: have a look at the State of the Art Study and Compendium!

Civil society organisations, NGOs, and academic institutions will bring you the best practices in the field and contribute to positive trends

 EAEA - Digitalising adult education
As part of the FuturelabAE project, EAEA organised a webinar series on change-oriented adult education and digitalisation. Learn more on their website and check out the practice analysis!

 FEDEC - Circuses go digital!
Circus education adapts to digital learning! With the COSMIC project, FEDEC seeks to enhance the quality of circus education and facilitate the exchange of best practices. Read more. 

 ECSWE - Education for Media Literacy
Children should develop competences regarding the use of educational media through theoretical and, above all, practical media education. Read more on how media literacy needs education!

 Euroclio - History and Digital Media Literacy - Podcast
EuroClio Podcast 'Past Times - Talking and Teaching History' is a podcast series for and by history educators. In the first episode, guests discuss history and digital media literacy.

 EDEN - Education in time of new normal - Webinar series
Aimed at policymakers and organisational leaders, these webinars provide practical insights and tips from well-known experts, leaders, and practitioners in the field of online learning.

 ESU - Democratic Citizenship Education: Guidelines and Recommendations
Students have an influential role in the governance processes of educational policy. See ESU’s guidelines for the implementation of citizenship education in higher education.

 Euroclio - Media and history hand in hand
In the “Media and History” project specialists in history and media education work together to encourage history educators to use multimedia resources. Read more here

 ALL DIGITAL - Get Your Facts Straight! – Blueprint against online disinformation
13.5 months, 9 project partners, almost 900 participants. Check GYFS training toolkit, piloting results and compilation of open educational resources for media literacy training here.

 #EVTA4DISTANCE – VET community of best practices
The European Vocational Training Association has gathered a list of best practises and interesting articles about digital tools and the future of VET under the initiative #EVTA4DISTANCE.

 SOLIDAR - Digital Skills at the core of the Citizenship and Lifelong Learning Monitor -
The 2019 edition of the Monitor explores continuous digital and intercultural education for citizens’ societal inclusion and active participation. Enhancing critical thinking remains a crucial priority. 

 ALL DIGITAL - Learning with and from 'Free and Libre (FLOSS)' culture - 20 October
How to promote Libre Open Source Software (FLOSS) in non-formal adult education to support the upskilling of adult educators and learners? Read more and register for the event.

 ESU - DigiEduHack2020 events
For the 2020 edition of DigiEduHack, a series of online events will take place on 21 and 28 October: these events will address the main news in the Digital Education Action Plan. Register

 ELIANT petition - Citizens for a more human-focused education
Teaching, schools and learning are increasingly being defined in terms of digital media. But aren’t we forgetting the human side of education? Read more about this petition.

 FREREF - Teachers Inspiring Lifelong Learning - A digital conference - 21 October
Join FREREF on 21 October to assess the invaluable teachers' contribution to lifelong learning: how do they inspire young people to be lifelong learners? More info and registrations

 EUA - Universities and innovation in digital learning
The European University Association organised a webinar to present the progress of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC). Watch here. 

 European Basic Skills Network - Capacity Building in Digital Learning
The European Basic Skills Network published a series of units that present a collection of open educational resources (OER) in the framework of the upskilling pathways. Have a look!

 Elm Magazine - Adult education and media literacy: the gap is deepening
In the era of misinformation, digital literacy skills are needed more than ever before. However, despite the urgent need, many developing economies are lagging behind. Read more

 AGE Platform - Digital literacy of older people: how does it work?
This report provides a context analysis about the needs and preferences of older adults for digital and media literacy trainings, and why such trainings are crucial to our democracies. Take a tour

 CSR Europe launches new STEM@Home Platform
CSR Europe, together with its partners, has launched STEM@Home – a new virtual learning platform on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Read more.

 The 15 most in-demand skills of 2020 - World Economic Forum
LinkedIn has created a list of the most in-demand hard and soft skills in the 2020 job market. And most of them are skills in the ICT world. Check out the list here

What are the latest measures taken by EU institutions to foster a digital Europe? What more can be done? 
 New EU Education Area, EU Research Area and Digital Education Action Plan
The Commission jointly released three capital communications for the future of learning in Europe, addressing needs in education, research and digital skills. Read LLLP's takeaways

 CULT Committee draft resolution on future of education includes LLLP concerns
A draft motion for an EP opinion on the “The future of European education in the context of Covid-19” bears amendments promoted by LLLP on mental health and wellbeing of learners'

 CULT Committee new publication: “Shaping digital education policy”
Digital technologies are increasingly integrated into education: this new publication looks at their implication in education and pedagogies. Discover it now. 

 Digital Education Action Plan public consultation: closing event
The European Commission held a final event for the Open Public Consultation on the Digital Education Action Plan: watch the recording event and LLLP’s contribution to the consultation!

 Presidency press release after the informal meeting of education ministers
During their two-day informal meeting in Germany, EU ministers for education discussed the effects of COVID-19 and set ambitious goals for initial and continuing vocational training.

 NextGenerationEU: Commission presents next steps for €672.5 billion
The European Commission has set strategic guidance for the implementation of the Recovery and Resilience Facility in its 2021 Annual Sustainable Growth Strategy. Read more

 The EU Council finalises its position on the Horizon Europe Package
The Council took a stand on the proposed regulation for Horizon Europe and on the proposed decision on the specific programme implementing Horizon Europe (specific programme decision).

 A European Education Alliance for the future of education
Two European lawmakers, Victor Negrescu and Eva Maydell, set out their plans for how a European Education Alliance can help advance education across the bloc. Read more on Euractiv

 New open public consultation on EU citizenship rights
The Commission has launched a new consultation aiming to understand the practical enjoyment of rights and their promotion among EU citizens. Contribute here until October 1st.

 The Parliament is asking for European educators’ inputs!
The EU Parliament seeks ways to work better with educators and continue raising awareness on EU parliamentary democracy and encourage students to be active citizens. Take a tour.

 Employment and Social Developments in Europe review - Social fairness and solidarity
The Commission's services have published the 2020 edition of the Employment and Social Developments in Europe (ESDE) review dedicated to the theme of social fairness and solidarity. 

 EESC - The Future of Europe conference must be used to strengthen democracy
The Diversity Group of the EESC calls for more consultations ahead of the pivotal conference “The Future of Europe”: an opportunity to build European citizenship. Read more here

 Key competence development: resources for online teaching and learning
With many school systems shifting to online and blended lessons, here are some links to help and inspire teachers. Check out how the key competences apply to our pandemic scenarios!

 Post-pandemic Pedagogy: Using Digital Learning to Boost Well-being and Creativity
How can technology and digital play serve as a positive influence in a child’s life? How is pedagogy changing through media literacy? Read more on the OECD blog!

 Reference for democratic culture - Guidance document for higher education
This Council of Europe publication sets out 20 competences our education system should develop in students to prepare them for lives as active citizens in democratic societies. More info here.

 OECD publishes ‘Education at a Glance’ 2020
This flagship publication highlights the main trends in education in OECD countries: this edition bears a particular focus on COVID’s impact

 OECD - Future proof? Four scenarios for the future of schooling
To prepare our education systems for what may come, we have to consider not only the changes that appear most probable, but also the ones that we are not expecting. Read more here.

 Apply to the Jean Monnet Prize 2020
The Jean Monnet Prize aims at honouring Jean Monnet’s life and dedication to EU integration by rewarding projects that support his ideal in a concrete and apolitical manner for EU citizens.

 The International Review of Education - Journal of Lifelong Learning invites proposals
The IRE invites proposals for special issues on key and emerging topics such as education for sustainable development, citizenship education, lifelong learning and global governance.

 UNESCO UIL - Embracing a culture of lifelong learning
This freshly-published report sets out a future-focused vision of education and calls for a major shift towards a culture of lifelong learning by 2050. Read it here.

 UNESCO UIL - Collection of lifelong learning best practices around the world
The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning put together all laws, policies, strategies and plans on lifelong learning in the world! Browse it by country or use the interactive map

 The United Nations warns about COVID consequences in education systems
The UN Secretary-General’s Policy Brief ‘Education in the time of COVID-19 and beyond warns that the pandemic has created severe disruption in the world’s education systems.

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