European Lifelong Learning Initiative (ELLI)

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Sep 1990, by CONCORDE: Centre for Organizations and Networks for Cooperation, Research and Development in Education and by IBM Europe. Operational since Conference, Nov 1992, Oxford (UK). Registered in accordance with Belgian law. Ceased to exist.


Stimulate mutual collaboration of all organizations with an interest - and relevant experience - in the development of lifelong learning policies, systems, processes and practices anywhere in Europe; acquire and disseminate information about European lifelong learning developments, and the organizations and individuals which are actively involved in such developments; encourage and provide policy-oriented consultancy and surveys which appear likely to promote innovation in the field; promote good practice in the development of European lifelong learning with a bearing on industrial competitiveness.

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Acts as a link between European governmental organizations on good practice from which good strategies and policies emerge. Mobilizes universities to promote opportunities for cooperative projects, programmes and conferences in the lifelong learning field. Offers ideas, actions and solutions throughout which they can maintain and create permanent and fruitful relations with the working life and thus enhance employability as well as employment. Helps and encourages all members of educational communities and the interested groups to create sustainable habits of learning which will last throughout life. Organizes and contributes to conferences and seminars. Supervises 'Learning Audits' project from which learning needs of individuals in large and small companies can be identified, analysed and acted upon.


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Relations with 6 non-governmental organizations.
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Members in 22 countries
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Subjects *

  • Commerce
    • Conditions of Trade
  • Industry
    • Industry
  • Education
    • Further Education

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production



Last News Received

1. Jun 2001
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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