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The potential of one-stop shops for preventing youth at risk from disconnecting

 

Programme

What role for community lifelong learning centres?

The potential of one-stop shops for preventing youth at risk from disconnecting

29 May 2019, Brussels

 
9.30-10.00 Registration
10.00-10.30

Welcome

  • Augustin Mihalache, Education Attaché, Permanent Representation of Romania to the European Union
  • Antonio Ranieri, Head of department for learning and employability, Cedefop
  • Gina Ebner, President, Lifelong Learning Platform

10.30-11.30

Moving youth at risk from a trampoline to a safety net

Irene Psifidou, Cedefop Expert

Presentation and interactive session on Cedefop online resources and tools supporting a comprehensive strategy to tackle early leaving from E&T

Facilitators: Patricia Vale, ICF Senior consultant, Ioannis Katsikis and Lidia Salvatore, Cedefop Experts

11.30-12.00 Coffee break

12.00-13.00

Multidisciplinary teams as agents of change

Key messages from Paul Downes, Associate Professor of Education, Director, Educational Disadvantage Centre, Institute of Education, Dublin City University, Ireland

Interview by: Brikena Xhomaqi, Director, Lifelong Learning Platform

Interviewees:

  • Paul Downes, Associate Professor of Education, Director, Educational Disadvantage Centre, Institute of Education, Dublin City University, Ireland
  • Shanti George, Learning for Well-being Foundation, LLLP Co-Chair of Working group on wider benefits of learning

13.00-14.00

Lunch break

14.00-15.00

 

KEY POLICY MESSAGES FROM PRACTITIONERS

Setting up multidisciplinary teams in communities to tackle early leaving form education and training

Chair: Gina Ebner, President, Lifelong Learning Platform

Representatives for selected good practices:

15.00-15.45

PANEL DISCUSSION WITH POLICY MAKERS

Early leaver today, low-skilled adult tomorrow: tackling early leaving from education and training in the post-2020 EU agenda

Chair: Mara Brugia, Cedefop Acting Executive Director

National focus:

  • Serban Iosifescu, President of the Romanian Agency for Quality Assurance in Pre-university Education, ARACIP
  • João Costa, Secretary of State for Education, Portugal
  • Johanna Koponen, Counsellor, Permanent Representation of Finland to the European Union
15.45-16.00 Coffee Break

16.00-17.00

PANEL DISCUSSION WITH POLICY MAKERS (cont.)

European focus:

  • Kasia Jurczak, Member of Cabinet of Commissioner Thyssen
  • Agnes Roman, Representative of the European Trade Union Confederation, ETUC
  • Representative of BusinessEurope
  • Tatjana Babrauskiene, Member of the European Economic and Social Committee​ (EESC)
  • Michael Teutsch, DG Education, Youth, Sport and Culture, European Commission
  • Max Uebe, DG Employment, European Commission
17.00-18.00 Reception
18:00 End of the event

Downloads

Programme Policy forum early leaving 2019

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Concept Note Policy forum early leaving 2019

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Conclusions Policy forum early leaving 2019

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