Category Archives: International conference in Paris

WORKSHOP 5 – Comparing Funding Schemes

For whom? In the framework of Europe 2020 strategy international mobility is becoming one of the key-point to revive the European economy, creating smart, sustainable, inclusive growth and dealing with the problem of youth unemployment.However, the challenge of enhancing youth and adult mobility carries important financial implications. Raising learning mobility will require higher financial resources. […]

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WORKSHOP 4 – Validation of Non- and Informal Learning in Mobility Contexts

For Whom? Existing validation and certification systems (EUROPASS, EQF, ECVET and ECTS) are rather focusing on formally acquired, cognitive learning outcomes and do not provide substantial evidence on “personal and social competences”. However, especially those transversal competences – amongst others for instance “customer orientation”, “learning to learn”, “intercultural communication”, “teamwork” are of increasing importance in […]

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WORKSHOP 3 – Impact of Learning Mobility

For Whom? Recent studies have confirmed to a great extent what academic institutions, hosting organisations and mobility scheme participants understood from their own experience. Learning mobility contributes to personal development by boosting people’s skills and employability, breaks down barriers between people and groups, increases respect for diversity, promotes language learning, provides opportunities for collaboration among […]

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WORKSHOP 1 – Quality Toolbox and the Benchmarking Club

For Whom? Lifelong learning means that boundaries related to time, place, biography, institutional setting and formsof learning are dissolving. Promoters of placement mobility used to stay within their educational sector. However new network initiatives such as the Europemobility attempt to cross the boundaries and work on a common objective: “How to ensure both quality and […]

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