ERIC Number: ED479662
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
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)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Articulation (Education), Basic Skills, Educational Administration, Foreign Countries, Human Resources, International Organizations, Labor Force Development, Labor Needs, Lifelong Learning, Nongovernmental Organizations, Partnerships in Education, Policy Formation, Role of Education, Skill Development, Social Networks, Teacher Role, Vocational Education
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
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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.