The Final Conference entitled The DISCUSS Community: Ideas for Lifelong Learning took place on Friday, 30 October 2015 from 10:30 to 17:30 at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich, Germany.
The Final Conference aimed to be a forum for dialogue and exchange amongst practitioners, researchers, experts, learners and decision makers active in the field of LLL and beyond. The Conference looked at:
- Issues and problems of Lifelong Learning: questions raised and solutions found by European projects;
- Building the capacities to adopt the solutions identified;
- General aspects of building effective learning environments.
This presentation explains the theoretical lens and its practical outcome for an ongoing project. The purpose of the project (called DISCUSS) is the development of a state-of-the-art platform for Virtual Communities of Practice (VCoPs) in lifelong learning.
DISCUSS will take part in the 12th international conference of the PASCAL International Network of Learning Cities and Regions. The event will take place at Catania University, Italy, 7. - 9. October 2015
Theoretical foundation and roadmap towards building Online Communities of Practice on Lifelong Learning
We are glad to announce the availability of the DISCUSS platfom.
Alpha tests started in January 2015.
The 3rd partner workshop took place at the premises of our Greek partner organisation IDEC, Athens
18th – 19th Sept. 2014
The background report comprises key results from a series of interviews, conducted with actors and stakeholders of European Communities of Practice
The 2nd partner meeting took place in Dublin, Ireland, 16th - 17th June 2014, including representatives of partner organisations from Belgium, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Latvia, Romania and Scotland.
In order to continuously reflect the outcomes of our work, the key actors of the project meet on the internet every last week of a month. The sessions are streamed via Google+
Thoughts, ideas and reflections contributed by the members of the DISCUSS community.
Visit the DISCUSS Weblog
The DISCUSS collaborative workspace holds a set of collaborative tools, which allows us to share our knowledge, make comments and provide suggestions for improvement, as well as monitor and critically reflect on our work.
During the next few months further web resources and social media content will we developed, in order to provide you with up-to-date information on our project and get in touch with us.