LLLP strives to influence policies on education and training, and these complicated times prompt us to place the greatest emphasis on media literacy and digital education, especially for the recovery.

 LLLP - For a truly inclusive Digital Education Action Plan (DEAP)
LLLP welcomes the broader scope of the DEAP and the provisions for non-formal and informal learning. At the same time, we call for more inclusion. Discover the main issues in our statement.

 LLLP - Digital technology for whom? Needs and concerns of people first!
LLLP has been advocating for a human approach to digital technologies, for inclusion and for investments that really close the skills gap. All of this, and much more, in our position paper.

 22 March 2021 - Can educational robotics teach our students how to think?
Discover the educational material and the online platform of the CODESKILLS4ROBOTICS project and save the date for the final event! More information coming soon.

 Digital Media Literacy as a driver for Active Citizenship
The DIMELI4AC project presents 6 modules and an interactive assessment game to develop the digital media literacy skills of the citizens of tomorrow: discover them here and here.

 LLLP - NRRPs: will Member States invest in education and training?
LLLP published a statement to ensure that the NRRPs seriously commit to robust investment in public services such as education and training, including online learning. Read it here

 LLLP and the EESC CivSocDays - Workshop on education and culture
LLLP, EVBB and CAE will be organising a workshop on the role of education and culture in the sustainable recovery for Europe. Read more about the Civil Society Days 2021 and register here.

 LLLP is hiring - Become our new colleague!
The Lifelong Learning Platform is looking for an Advocacy and Outreach Assistant to support the policy and communication teams. Ready for an adventure? Apply before March 5th.

 Education in democracy and values, what is it all about?
In this interview for EPALE, LLLP Director explains the issues at stake for education and democratic participation, with a special focus on digital tools. Check it out.

 25 March 2021 - Wider Benefits of Learning: Why and How to Measure them?
LLLP is pleased to invite you to Tampada project final event, an EU online conference on how to better measure adult learners’ lifelong and lifewide progress. More information and registration.

Oftentimes, best practices arise with civil society. Here are a few tested ways to improve media literacy and digital education. For all. 
 EAEA to tackle digitalisation of adult learning in 2021
In 2021, EAEA will focus on digitalisation and promote digital competences in adult education, to raise awareness of the opportunities, challenges and impact digitalisation has on adult learning.

 EARLALL - Boost your CLIL in VET! - March 3rd
This event will bring together experts and key stakeholders, marking a turning point for content and language integrated learning (CLIL) and its application to different education areas. Register!

 EDEN - Open Education Week 2021 - 1-5 March
This year’s edition will reflect on changes and achievements influenced by COVID-19 and enhance the possibilities of online and distance learning in today’s “new normal”. Register!

 ISCA - Demand for online learning set to continue in 2021, even in sports
2020 was a year that propelled the demand for online learning to a new level. ISCA’s platform for grassroots sport and physical activity promoters was no exception. 

 ALL DIGITAL - ACTion project to encourage online participation with youth role models.
ALL DIGITAL will promote active citizenship for socially disadvantaged groups in both formal and non-formal/community-based education settings. Read more about ACTIon.

 OBESSU - Moving forward with blended mobility
Obessu Board Member Adrian took part in the last episode of Education Talks, by School Education Gateway, discussing the pros and cons of blended mobility. 

 ECSWE - Education for Media Literacy
The European Council for Steiner Waldorf Education produced a relevant report focusing on Media Literacy in the context of Waldorf Education. Download this insightful report here.

 eucen - Videos from the eucen ULLL Open Fora 2020 ready to be watched!
The sessions during the eucen ULLL Open Fora 2020 are now available on eucen's YouTube Channel. Missed some of the sessions? Watch them here

 ALL DIGITAL - Creative Audiovisual Lab for of critical thinking and media literacy (CrAL)
The CrAL project will scale up a successful training methodology on creative audiovisual reading, writing and production for 14-19 year-olds. Find out more.

 EDEN 2021 Annual Conference - "Lessons from a pandemic for the future of education"
EDEN’s 30th Anniversary Annual Conference will be hosted by the National Distance Education University UNED in Madrid, Spain, on 22-25 June 2021 and will be held online. Read more

 YEU - EUCTIONARY videos to explain the EU bubble to young people
One of the GamifyEU project activities is the creation of digital resources about EU concepts, to explain to young people the basics of EU institutions, their functions, and more. Watch them here!

 ALL DIGITAL - Advanced Media Literacy Education to counter online hate speech
This project addresses online hate speech and will train teachers and representatives of school communities in advanced media literacy skills, which are essential for such educational roles.

 ECSWE - Media Education curriculum
The German association of Steiner Waldorf schools produced the curriculum in German and Dutch. The English version will be published here in the coming weeks.

 EAEA - FutureLabAE and change-oriented adult education
FutureLabAE provides adult education organisations; staff and trainers with knowledge, expertise and tools to become more innovative and change-oriented in their adult learning provision.

 EPA - MeLi - Media Literacy for Parents
Media Literacy education is usually directed at young people and doesn’t often address the needs of parents, who are responsible for supporting their children’s media literacy. This project does.

 ECSWE - Digital Media and Computer Science curriculum
The Swiss association of Steiner Waldorf schools produced the curriculum in German, French and Italian. The English version will be published here in the coming weeks.

 EAPRIL Award - Call for projects!
This Award recognises projects in the field of education, learning and instruction or training and development, which exceptionally contribute to educational practice. Read more and apply

 Bantani education: free online courses on entrepreneurship
The ELYME project supports entrepreneurs from a migrant background through 3 free courses to support, train and help everyone develop their entrepreneurial potential. Find out more. 

 ECAS - Citizen-driven e-democracy tools
ECAS and other organisations published a study to understand how the use of digital tools can be applied to enhance citizen participation in democracy. Read more here

 Unblack the box - A Critical Data Literacy Initiative
This network initiative was founded in 2019 to enable educational institutions and teachers to respond to the growing datafication and digitization of education. Read more about it here.

 CS Unplugged - Computer Science without a computer
CS Unplugged is a collection of free teaching material that teaches Computer Science through games and puzzles that use cards, string, crayons and lots of running around. Explore here.

 No Alternative Facts - Tackling Intentional Misinformation in Digital Technologies
Every time we passively accept information without double-checking or share a post before we’ve verified it, we’re adding to the noise and confusion. This project tries to stop this behaviour.

 9 postdoc positions in Digital Innovation at SCDI in Umeå, Gothenburg and Stockholm
The Swedish Center for Digital Innovation (SCDI) invites applications for nine two-year post-doctoral positions, as part of the Wallenberg Digital Innovation Program. Read more here

What consequences for lifelong learning in the COVID-19 pandemic? How 'digital' will the future of education in Europe look like?

 Put digital skills at the heart of education and training policies, say MEPs
In a resolution on the European Skills Agenda, MEPs called for significant investments to close the digital skills gap, judged the most important priority for the coming months. Learn more

 DigComp 2.1 - The European Digital Framework of Competences for Citizens
Based on the Digital Competence Framework for Citizens, this model presents 8 proficiency levels and examples of use applied to the learning and employment field. Learn more here

 Council Resolution on a strategic framework for EU cooperation in E&T
The European Council adopted a resolution establishing the strategic framework towards the 2030 horizon. Lifelong Learning is one of the key priorities. Read more here

 Recovery - EU Commission guidelines on investment and reforms for Member States
While the national recovery plans barely include investment in education and training, the Commission published guidelines for Member States for digital skills branch on recovery plans.

 New Erasmus+ programme - Teacher Academy
This year, the Teacher Academy offers a diverse catalogue of free professional development opportunities, tackling over 20 different educational topics including online learning and teaching. 

 Boosting social and economic resilience in Europe by investing in education
This report focuses on the social and economic resilience that might be achieved by well-designed and well-targeted investment in education. Check it out.

 OECD - Great Expectations: How will online learning expand the teaching profession?
Just as the traditional classroom isn't the best fit for all students, it isn't the best fit for all teachers either. As online learning becomes a large part of our education systems their job changes too

 OECD - Call for applications for Youthwise
The OECD is calling on young people aged 18-30 to apply and shape the global recovering. Interested in being part of their youth advisory board? Apply here before March 5th. 

 Cedefop has launched a call for tender: ‘Entrepreneurship competence in VET’
With this call, Cedefop seeks to better understand how entrepreneurship competence is embedded in VET, challenges and opportunities, and how these vary between countries.

 UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development
The Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) will reward with USD 50,000 three best practices, which will also establish partnership with UNESCO. Discover more and apply.



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