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The European Training Foundation (ETF) held its international conference entitled “Making Better Qualifications” at the European Parliament in Brussels on 8 and 9 April 2014.
The 1st Validation of Prior Learning VPL Biennale was held at Inholland University, Rotterdam, from 9 to 11 April 2014. More than 200 participants from European countries, the Republic of Korea and Canada attended the conference.
The German initiative “Lernen vor Ort” (LvO) [“learning where you live”] was launched in 2009 by the German Ministry of Education and Research with the support of the European Commission.
Within the framework of its CapEFA Programme UNESCO provides focused support to the government of Mali to reinforce the country’s capacities in the training of educators (formation des enseignants) with a view to achieving the EFA goals.
Increasing the participation of adult learners in higher education is an important objective in European education policy. At the same time, higher education institutions are diversifying their services to reach out to adult learners. One form of such outreach are distance education programmes.
During the International Conference of Learning Cities, held in October 2013 in Beijing, the participants adopted the Beijing Declaration on Building Learning Cities and committed themselves to advancing the development of learning cities.