The Award will celebrate educational practices from all over Europe that can demonstrate the use of creative and inclusive learning methods with outstanding results and the potential to be replicated and/or of inspiring others. The Award is not limited to a particular sector; lifelong learning covers education and training across all ages and in all areas of life be it formal, non-formal or informal.
The aim of the LLLAward is to give visibility to such practices in order to attract public attention as well as to inspire new practices and policies in the field. In 2016, the focus reflects the first priority of its Lifelong Learning Manifesto: “Building inclusive and democratic educational systems”. This priority covers different important issues such as citizenship and global education, intercultural and interreligious dialogue, fighting prejudices and discrimination, educational institutions democratic governance and learner participation, learning mobility for all and the use of arts and culture to tackle social challenges and enhance personal development.
The Lifelong Learning Platform will hand out awards to three outstanding initiatives during its Lifelong Learning Week 2016 to be held on 10-13 October in the European Parliament.
Who can apply? How to apply? When to apply?
If your initiative complies to the following criteria, you can apply!
- Educational initiative, covering any educational sector (formal, non-formal or informal)
- European initiative
- An initiative using creative and inclusive learning methods with outstanding results and the potential to be replicated and/or of inspiring others.
- The initiave shall enable citizens’ emancipation as a framework for personal development and well-being and citizens’ full participation in society in its civic, social and economic dimensions.
Deadline for applications: 31 August 2016
Link to application form: LLL Awards 2016