DISCUSS

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Community of Practice on Lifelong Learning

What is DISCUSS?

DISCUSS is a web platform for online dialogue, exchange and collaboration between practitioners, learners, researchers and experts in lifelong learning.

Knowledge Sharing

Sharing lessons learned and good practice gained from lifelong learning projects.

Views

Developing more perspectives on issues and problems of lifelong learning.

Networking

Get connected with lifelong learning practitioners, experts, researchers and stakeholders.

Dissemination Tools

Increasing the visibility, relevance and impact of lifelong learning projects.

Collaboration

Collaborative Spaces, Public and Private Groups, Document Repository and Glossary.

Support

Tutorials, Moderators and Help Board.

This platform has been evaluated by independent experts of the
European Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA)

Here's what the evaluators say about us

Global Score

- Very good -
DISCUSS addresses the criterion
with all aspects of high quality

"The DISCUSS Community Platform is an
efficient and multi-functional tool for
disseminating and valorising project results."

"A rich variety of tools are
offered for asynchronous and
synchronous communication."

"The website is precisely designed,
allowing for efficient
application of benificiaries."

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Recent Member Posts

April 27, 2018

When you wish you could go back to college

The objective of this article is to better understand the factors that affect the chances of re-engaging early school leavers in education, with a particular focus on the importance of time out from school (duration dependence)…

450 hits

March 26, 2018

Design of adult learning courses

by Natassa

  IDEC participates as partner in the project DEMAL that developed two e-learning courses for staff in adult education sector: Design of adult learning Evaluation of adult learning The first course on Design has been launched…

1559 hits

February 16, 2018

First European Education Summit - EU calls for Lifelong Learning initiatives

by Miriam

On 25th January the first EU Education Summit with 18 Education Ministers and 450 Experts took place in Brussels. The Education Summit is another step on the road to a European education space, which the Commission…

62 hits

January 29, 2018

Multilingual strategies and tools for teachers to promote an inclusive education

Linguistic adaptation is a central theme in the different stages of education, but especially in secondary education and initial vocational training. Improving the linguistic adaptation process of immigrant students can contribute to improving not only academic…

3781 hits

December 27, 2017

DQ-SKILLS for Digital Citizenship

In the last decades we have seen a transformation of our reality, each day more and more influenced and linked to the digital world. No one doubts that we are experiencing a profound change that, supported…

3974 hits

November 11, 2017

Munich meeting | Validation of non-formal and informal learning outcomes in Higher Education

The 2nd partner meeting took place in Munich, from 9th to 10th October 2017. The event was hosted by the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (Germany). The partner organisations discussed VNIL (validation of non-formal and informal learning outcomes) in…

3361 hits

June 09, 2017

Corporate Volunteering: The prototype of the CVPLUS Platform is now available

The CV Plus project aims to build a bridge between the world of business and education through Corporate Volunteering initiatives. It was designed to train managers from companies and educational centers, employees and teachers, in the…

4677 hits

May 04, 2017

Designing the learning process: the translation of needs into learning results

One of the priorities of ET2020 is the professional development of staff working in the adult education sector, with a view to improve the quality and efficiency of adult learning. Following this priority in 2010 a…

5343 hits

April 11, 2017

Let’s DEMAL! How to develop specific competences for adult learning with a digital app

Starting from the Education and Training 2020 strategy whose objective is the improvement of quality and efficiency in education and training among professional staffs, five organizations with valuable experience in the field of adult education from…

10928 hits

March 01, 2017

European-wide expert survey reveals lack of policy reforms towards establishing lifelong learning

SIM Europe's most recent european-wide expert survey reveals lack of reform towards establishing lifelong learning in several EU countries. According to the experts, in ten countries, no reforms have been undertaken aimed at improving financial or…

5466 hits

February 28, 2017

EAEA Grundtvig Award 2017 | Engaging new learners

This year, the EAEA Grundtvig Award will be given to a project successful in engaging new groups of learners. One of the key challenges in adult education is often described as the “Matthew effect” – those…

5462 hits

February 21, 2017

InnoVal | Innovative and reliable methods for assessing informal and non-formal learning outcomes

InnoVal aims at identifying innovative and reliable assessment methods that can allow all learners to have a chance at validation, with a special focus on the needs of disadvantaged groups such as refugees and early school…

5835 hits

February 14, 2017

European Digital City Index 2016 | Best EU Cities for Digital Entrepreneurs

The European Digital City Index 2016 (EDCi) describes how well different European cities support digital entrepreneurship. It aims to provide a holistic and local view of what matters to digital startups. According to the developers (Nesta),…

6387 hits

February 12, 2017

Walk & Talk | Prevention and Communication Training for Elderly aged 65+

The new 2 years Erasmus+ project Walk & Talk promotes non-formal learning of Europeans 65+, along with physical activities taking place outside the classroom. While the seniors are walking, they will learn about the interrelation between…

5646 hits

November 30, 2016

PLENTIS - Play & Learn Entrepreneurial Skills in the Agricultural Sector

AGROPOLY is a new online game, a virtual place which reunites the fun of playing with games and usefulness of learning entrepreneurial skills and competences for students in the agricultural sector. Those who are planning to…

8044 hits

November 29, 2016

Transform@: Game based learning course to boost digital transformation of rural commerce sector

Rural regions not only offer natural and healthy life! They can also provide opportunities to develop innovative and successful business ideas where e-commerce can play a decisive role, bringing services and products where before could not…

8410 hits

November 21, 2016

Using WIKIs for project management

Transnational project management is a key feature of all European projects, comprising a range of more or less formalized tasks and activities, that shall allow for the smooth and efficient implementation of projects. Over the past…

19472 hits

November 07, 2016

European Commission launched data sharing and visualization platform for European cities and regions

To help cities better address challenges such as Inclusion of Migrants and Refugees, Poverty, and to make the most out of EU funding opportunities, the European Commission has launched a new web portal during the European…

6542 hits

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European Coordinators

Prof. Dr. Thomas Eckert
Dr. Randolph Preisinger-Kleine

Ludwig-Maximilians-University

Leopoldstr. 13
Munich
DE-80802 Germany

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