ERASMUS+ Operating Grant
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ERASMUS+ Operating Grant

WHAT IS THE PROJECT ABOUT? The work of SOLIDAR Foundation is supported by an Erasmus + Framework Partnership Operating Grant focused on promoting Democratic Participation and Inclusion through Global Citizenship Education from 2023 to 2025. WHY? Over this period, SOLIDAR Foundation’s overall objective is to increase the influence and voice of our members at the…

LLLWeek 2023 | Weeklong discussions on education and lifelong learning & the sixth European Education Summit
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LLLWeek 2023 | Weeklong discussions on education and lifelong learning & the sixth European Education Summit

It’s that time of year again! From 27 November until 1 December the Lifelong Learning Week organised by the Lifelong Learning Platform took place in Brussels. The LLLWeek aims to raise awareness on lifelong learning’s capacity to answer many challenges of modern societies and has become a milestone in the European education agenda, thanks to the support of…

LLLWeek 2023 Workshop: Validation of competences acquired in the civil society sector | SOLIDAR Foundation & Diesis Network
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LLLWeek 2023 Workshop: Validation of competences acquired in the civil society sector | SOLIDAR Foundation & Diesis Network

During the LLLWeek, SOLIDAR Foundation and Diesis co-organised a joint event on the Validation of competences acquired in the civil sector. The event showcased the IMAGES and baSE Projects, presenting the results respectively preliminary findings, and brought together experts and policymakers to discuss the importance of the recognition of transversal skills. As Welcoming and Concluding Remarks, S&D MEP Alicia Homs Ginel highlighted…

Education Policy Pill: European Year of Skills through a social justice lens
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Education Policy Pill: European Year of Skills through a social justice lens

A year ago, at the State of the European Union address (SOTEU), the European Commission proposed to make 2023 the European Year of Skills (EYS). When it was launched, on 9 May 2023, SOLIDAR published its statement, strongly advocating for a shift towards a lifelong and life-wide learning perspective, focusing on key competences and transversal competences…

Briefing Paper 105 – The European Year of Skills Through Social Justice Lenses
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Briefing Paper 105 – The European Year of Skills Through Social Justice Lenses

The European Year of Skills (EYS) was officially launched by the European Commission on May 9th of this year. Aimed at addressing labour shortages and mismatches in skills, the EYS is intended to showcase existing initiatives in skills development across Europe. The Commission wants the EYS to bring together national and European authorities, trade unions, chambers of…

Upskilling & Empowering Civil Society: Results from the IMAGES project
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Upskilling & Empowering Civil Society: Results from the IMAGES project

Upskilling & Empowering Civil Society: Results from the IMAGES project The IMAGES (I Manage and Empower My Skills) project was concluded with a final conference “Upskilling & Empowering Civil Society” in Brussels on the 8th of June 2023. Member organisations representatives and various stakeholders took part to discuss the results of the project in the framework…

TRANSVAL-EU: Validate Transversal Skills!
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TRANSVAL-EU: Validate Transversal Skills!

This project is closed and ran between 2021 and 2023. WHAT IS THE PROJECT ABOUT? EU-funded project, TRANSVAL-EU, is a European policy experimentation concerning innovative approaches for the validation of transversal skills obtained in non-formal and informal learning (VNFIL) contexts, including guidance services. It aims to increase the knowledge and awareness of validation assessors, counsellors…