Ensuring social inclusion and inclusive education is a fundamental part of our mission: this is especially true in times of COVID-19, as the most disadvantaged learners will be more impacted than ever

 LLLP Analysis - EU’s share of GDP for education and training has never been this low
The latest LLLP comparative analysis based on Eurostat data shows that European MSs have destined less and less share of their GDP to education & training. A worrisome trend. 

 LLLP 15 - Fifteen years of inclusive education and lifelong learning for all!
LLLP’s campaign to celebrate our fight for inclusive education continues! See what we’ve achieved over time, as well as our history, our growth and our community

 Broader outcomes of adult education - How to measure them?
LLLP and partners have produced a Toolkit for adult education providers to monitor and analyse the data on lifelong and life-wide progress of adult learners. Learn more.

 New Toolkit! 10 steps to foster social inclusion for disadvantaged young people
Community animateurs are youth workers and volunteers equipped with the right competences to engage young people in solving social issues in their community. Learn how to become one!

 Valuing the competences acquired in volunteering: what tools are available in the EU?
LLLP and partners have been collecting tools used by volunteer-based organisations for the validation of competences. Volunteering and validation both play a strong role in social inclusion! 

What are the latest measures taken by EU institutions? What more can be done?
 EU education ministers discussed implications of COVID-19 on education and training
In an informal online discussion, education ministers addressed the topic of inclusion in education during health emergencies. LLLP urges leaders to ensure that no one is left behind. More

 Erasmus+ & Solidarity Corps: A practical advice for beneficiaries and participants
The Commission primary objective is to protect beneficiaries and participants in Erasmus+ and Solidarity Corps. This factsheet gives essential guidelines in light of the COVID-19 outbreak.

 EESC - Opinion on COVID-19 outbreak and the need for inclusive measures
The European Economic and Social Committee published several position papers ahead of EP vote on EU Solidarity Fund and public health emergency.

 New European Green Deal - More inclusion needed?
The EU Parliament called for more inclusion for the new proposal, stressing the need for inclusive transition and inclusive education on climate change and sustainable development.

 EC published a Gender Equality Strategy for 2020-2025: news for education programmes
The new strategy addresses gender-based discrimination in most of EU education and forward-looking plans, including the Digital Education Action Plan and the Updated Skills Agenda.

 Cedefop: social inclusion, economic and gender equality: are skill systems the answer? 
This blog article explores ways in which Cedefop skills systems can guarantee and achieve a more inclusive economy and society. Discover it here.

 EU Commission’s Communication “Building a strong social Europe for just transitions”
In its communication, the European Commission dedicates a chapter to Empowering people through quality education, training and skills. Read more here.

 Fostering Collaboration for Inclusive Education
The EU Agency for Special Needs and Inclusive Education supports over 30 member countries as they improve their inclusive education policy and practice. Learn more

 EAfA webinar - 29 April - Pedagogical support to teachers & trainers for online learning
Particularly at this time of uncertainty caused by COVID-19, it’s important to understand how to prepare teachers and trainers for the future. Register here

 OECD: Education response to COVID-19 means to embrace digital learning
The OECD has draft recommendations for the education systems of countries affected by COVID-19 outbreak: the heart of our education systems is now online collaboration. Read it here

 UNESCO Webinar on COVID-19: assessing the needs for inclusive distance learning
What do education systems need to carry out effective and inclusive distance learning in times of COVID? A whole community approach and stronger partnerships. Read the recommendations
The contribution of civil society organisations to social inclusion and solidarity is invaluable. What have we been doing to build more inclusive education systems?

 SOLIDAR - Citizenship & Lifelong Learning Monitor - How inclusive is your education?
This publication looks into the inclusiveness of formal education systems with a focus on the integration of migrant-background pupils in education. 

 ESU and OBESSU - Demand for more inclusion for students with migrant background!
ESU and OBESSU have issued a joint statement for EU and education institutions to implement a real right to access and participate in education. For everyone.  

 EURASHE - Global engagement for Higher Education and SDGs
What’s the role of higher education in achieving “inclusive and equitable quality education and the promotion of lifelong learning opportunities for all”? Read the opinion of Vlhora. 

 ISCA - Inclusion of Refugees through Sports!
Sport can be a surprisingly rapid vector of integration for new comers: ISCA put together resources, toolkits and best practices to help local actors integrate through physical activities!

 ACT2gether - A new inclusive intergenerational partnership for a fairer world
Learning for Well-Being Foundation launched a new learning partnership for all generations to come together and shape the future of education. Read more and save the date for 20-24 July

 YEU - Brave New YOU: Social inclusion at the local level
YEU and partners aim to empower youth workers and support social cohesion through equal opportunities for young people of different backgrounds at a local level. Read more.

 EDEN webinar series: Education in time of a pandemic
How to take face-to-face education online? These webinars will focus on the day-to-day challenges for teachers and educators, and move on to other, broader aspects. Enroll!

 ALL DIGITAL - #hackAD for inclusive digital education
The #hackAD project aims to foster digital skills and competences of young people from disadvantaged background through collaborative educational activities. Read more

 Women in Education - Education unions push for global gender equality
Education International launched a new initiative to amplify renewed momentum for the women’s rights movement in schools and in unions to commemorate the Beijing Platform for Action.

 UNESCO UIL - Call for papers for the International Review of Education
IRE welcomes articles on adult education, inclusion, access routes to education, NFE, open and distance learning, vocational education, and applications of lifelong learning paradigm

 EASPD - Ensuring inclusion in times of COVID-19 - Webinar
Professionals in social services provide day-to-day care and support the social inclusion of millions of people, many of whom are particularly vulnerable to COVID-19. Read the conclusions.


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