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ERIC Number: ED479662
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Nov
Pages: 44
Abstractor: N/A
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ISBN: N/A
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Summary and Analysis of the Feedback from Civil Society as Part of the Consultation on the Commission's Memorandum on Lifelong Learning. Supporting Document to the Communication from the Commission Making a European Area of Lifelong Learning a Reality.
Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Belgium). Directorate-General for Education and Culture.; Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Belgium). Directorate-General for Employment and Social Affairs.
This document presents a Consultation Platform formed by seven major networks to maximize impact of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and civil society organizations on development of the Communication on Lifelong Learning. Section 2 is a summary of platform conclusions structured according to these six key messages in the Memorandum on Lifelong Learning: new basic skills for all; more investment in human resources; innovation in teaching and learning; valuing learning; rethinking guidance and counseling; and bringing learning closer to home. These three additional conclusions are set forth: followup and monitoring, research and dissemination, and partnerships and the role of NGOs and civil society. Section 3 provides the responses and proposals of these networks: Corporate Social Responsibility Europe; The European Association for the Education of Adults; The European Forum of Vocational Education and Training; The European University Association; The European Vocational Training Association; and Solidar/The Platform of European Social NGOs. Section 4 presents the key recommendations from the six workshops based on the key messages. Section 5 presents a description of activities and contact information for the Consultation Platform networks. (YLB)
For full text: http://europa.eu.int/comm/education/policies/lll/life/commun icati on/ngo_en.pdf. For full text in French and German: http://europa.eu.int/comm/education/policies/lll/life/index DULen.html.
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Belgium). Directorate-General for Education and Culture.; Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Belgium). Directorate-General for Employment and Social Affairs.