LLL Week 2011: “Different Pathways to Learning”
“Different Pathways to Learning”, Permanent Exhibition, 14-17 March
During the Week, EUCIS-LLL and its members organised an exhibition on “Different pathways to learning” within the European Parliament aiming at raising awareness on Lifelong Learning and on the various actors that contribute to make it a reality for all European citizens. EUCIS-LLL members held stands organised by sectors and organised several animations. A cocktail reception took place on 16th March hosted by Marie-Christine Vergiat (GUE), member of the European parliament and sponsor of the LifeLong Learning week.
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Round table on investing in New Skills and Competences, 16 March
A special focus of the Week was to ring the alarm bells on austerity measures that particularly endanger the equity and efficiency of our education and training systems. EUCIS-LLL co-organised together with SOLIDAR a round table with MEPs on “Investing in New Skills and Competences: the social dimension of education and training” on 16th March 2011. Chaired by Doris Pack, it gave a possibility to more than 120 stakeholders to establish a dialogue on promoting investment on skills and competences development amongst socially and economically vulnerable groups.
Public Hearing on transnational learning mobility, 17 March
It was also an opportunity to launch a debate on the impact and added value of learning mobility schemes for learners of all ages and from all levels and sectors. EUCIS-LLL public hearing on “The impact and added value of transnational learning mobility to develop personal, social and civic competences” was held on 17th March 2011 at the European Economic and Social Committee. Around 70 participants exchanged ideas and practices and came up with some policy-recommendations on competences as well as on mobility programmes.
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