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Programme

DAY 1 –Thursday 14 February 2019

09:00 - 10:00 | Registration

10:00 - 10:30 | Welcome and objectives of the second PLF on upskilling pathways: a vision for the future

  • Krzysztof Pater, President of the Labour Market Observatory (LMO), EESC (TBC)
  • Antonio Ranieri, Head of the department for learning and employability (DLE), Cedefop

10:30 - 11:15 | Setting the scene: Mapping adult populations with a low level of skills

  • Lidia Salvatore, Expert, Cedefop

11:15 - 11:45 | Coffee break

11:45 - 13:00 | Developing upskilling pathways for adults

Chair: Tatjana Babrauskiene,Chair of Cedefop’s governing board

  • Martina Ni Cheallaigh, Senior expert, European Commission: Where are we with the implementation of the Upskilling pathways recommendation
  • Cedefop experts: Analytical framework designed to support countries in developing upskilling pathways for adults
  • Irene Psifidou, Expert, Cedefop: Cedefop’s electronic resources and tools to support countries in developing upskilling pathways

 

13:00 – 14:30 | Lunch

14:30 – 18:00 | Key areas for developing upskilling pathways for adults

Parallel sessions in world café format (coffee available throughout the parallel sessions)

Participants will be divided into country groups and will choose three of the six parallel sessions. Each session will focus on specific key areas identified in the draft analytical framework

Parallel session A:

  • Integrated approach to upskilling pathways for adults
  • Governance (multilevel / multi-stakeholder)
  • Identification of target groups

Parallel session B: Lifelong guidance system and outreach

Parallel session C: Financial and non-financial support

Parallel session D: Monitoring and evaluation

Parallel session E: Skills Assessment, validation and recognition

Parallel session F: Tailored learning offer

 

DAY 2 –Friday 15 February 2019

09:00 - 09:30 | Registration

09:30 - 11:30 | Reporting from the parallel sessions and discussion

Reporting from the parallel sessions and discussion

  • Cedefop experts: summary of the parallel sessions
  • Panel discussion: stakeholder perspectives
  • Panel discussion: stakeholder perspectives
  • EESC Member (TBC)
  • CoR Member (TBC)
  • Agnes Roman, ETUC
  • BUSINESSEUROPE (TBC)
  • SMEunited (TBC)
  • PES Network (TBC)
  • Gina Ebner, EAEA
  • Lifelong Learning Platform

11:30 - 12:00 | Coffee break

12:00 - 13:00 | Feedback from all participants and next steps

Chair: Lidia Salvatore, Cedefop

13:00 – 13:30 | Conclusions

  • Krzysztof Pater, President of the Labour Market Observatory (LMO), EESC (TBC)
  • Mara Brugia, Cedefop Acting Director

Participants can speak to English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Polish

                          and listen to English, French and German