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
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 i
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.