EUROlocal Tudástár - Projektek

ProjectPROJEKTEK: Európai, nemzeti, vagy regionális projektek, melyek erősítik az életen át tartó tanulás régióinak fejlesztését

Pact 2020: A new Future Pact for Flanders (Belgium)

On 19 January 2009, a new pact for the future was signed by the social partners in Belgium’s Flemish region. ‘Pact 2020’ is a type of tripartite mission statement, which defines a range of policy goals for 2020 for the Flanders region. In line with the European Lisbon Strategy objectives, the region wants to be among Europe’s top five regions in relation to innovation, employment, social cohesion and sustainability.

Flanders in action project

PALLACE - Promoting Active Lifelong Learning Links between Australia, Canada, China and Europe

In the wake of the events in the early years of this millennium, very little can be more important than the establishment of multilateral links between cities, creeds, cultures and countries in the building of a new learning and understanding world.

PENR3L - A European Commission Project to establish an expertise network on Learning Regions

Initially, the European Policy Document which resulted from the TELS (Towards a European Learning Society)project recommended that the European Commission should instal a programme for Learning City/Region development as a means of pushing forward its lifelong learning agenda. Thus , the Commission's R3L Programme, which funded 17 European projects Including INDICATORS), set out with the aim of
a) linking European regions within a learning region development network that would implement learning region principles throughout the continent and

Playing for Success - an innovative project to improve learning performance

A Learning City will raise the educational standard of all its citizens and aim to help youngsters to achieve their full potential. Playing for Success is an innovative scheme using the power of sport to motivate reluctant learners and to provide learning centres in soccer stadia that will improve their learning performance.
Initiated in the UK it has since spread to other European countries. The attached document explains how the project has been implemented in the UK.

PURE: Benchmarking the regional contribution of universities (the case of Flanders)

The PASCAL Universities Regional Engagement (PURE) project was established by the PASCAL International Observatory to identify policy initiatives that would enable more effective engagement by universities with regional authorities. PURE is based on the view that universities are an important resource for enhance economic and social development.

R3L+ Quality Framework For Learning Regions

The partnership has produced 7 national reports, which deliver background information on the emergence of learning regions. Amongst others the reports in particular refer to the quality issue and pick up current lines of discussion in learning regions.

SDI-EDU for regional and urban planning

The SDI-EDU project will also demonstrate the importance of INSPIRE principles for training in sustainable development. Most of the information and outputs from tools supporting sustainable development has spatial character. The SDI-EDU project will support good governance of spatial information as a tool for description of many models of regional development. Information needed for good governance at all levels should be abundant and widely available under conditions that do not restrain its extensive use.

Smart Regions - building social capital in the e-business

The Smart-Regions Website is a showcase of over forty remarkable achievements in the domain of e-Services, e-Learning and e-Government that were realised in European regions in 2002-2007, called “Smart Regions”. It includes several documents about projects and initiatives for building social capital, regional innovation as in the field of education and research. Eleven of them are taking place in Belgium, eight refer to the Netherlands.

All the governments, research institutions or voluntary organisations depicted on this website have one shared goal: to make their region better, stronger and smarter. And the secret to regional development is actually very simple: co-operation. The Smart Regions share infrastructure, exchange methodologies, copy succesfull achievements, have built strong stakeholder structures and managed to involve other sectors of society.

Sociological Laboratory

A cognitive approach to rural sustainable development - the dynamics of expert and lay knowledge (International project of European Union 6th Framework Programme )
Term of running: 1.9.2004 – 31.8.2006

TELS - Towards a European Learning Society

TELS was one of the first learning city projects to be funded by the Commission. It was initially managed by the European Lifelong Learning Initiative and, after the demise of this organisation in 1999, by the same project manager from the University of Sheffield Hallam. In its first year it developed a learning cities audit tool that would study the learning city in 10 domains and 26 sub-domains of its lifelong learning activity (diagram attached). It was tested on the 6 partner cities - Goteborg (Sweden), Southampton (England), Drammen (Norway).

The Amadora Lisbon Agenda project

Three consecutive projects are described, dealing with community development in the Amadora suburb of Lisbon from the mid-1990s to 2004. These projects address problems, in communities with significant immigrant populations, by introducing learning across boundaries.

The Development and the State of Art of Adult Learning and Education. National report of Lithuania

During last decade more attention was devoted to adult education and lifelong learning in Lithuania. An especially serious stimulus to formulate a more coherent policy that provides more learning possibilities to adults and is oriented towards lifelong learning emerged after the programme of implementing the

The Effective Official and Satisfied Citizen - Good Practices in a Modern EU State

Project’s objective is to adapt and test trainings package covering administrative work organization
The project is addressed to the local government administration employees on the community level. In the long-term perspective all products created within project framework are to be used by state administration workers, commercial (industrial) companies administration staff and all those employed in the service sector.

The LILARA Project - Learning in Local and Regional Authorities

The LILARA (Learning in Local and Regional Authoritie) Project was a European Commission Lifelong Learning project to assess the needs of Local and Regional Authority Employees for Education about Learning Cities and Regions. It is based on the Total Quality Management principle, used extensively in the most successful companies,that everyone in the organisations needs to be aware of, and to contribute to, the development of a region if it is to work.