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European Validation Festival

Start: 14/06/2018 at 09:00

End: 15/06/2018 at 17:00


The European Commission is organising the European Validation Festival. The Festival will gather around 250 practitioners, experts, policy makers, and users from the worlds of employment, social partners, adult education and VET, youth, higher education, etc to showcase policies and practices, discuss the shape of validation of informal and non-formal learning in Europe, and reflect on the future.

The Festival is organised during two days in Brussels: The first day is built around an interactive marketplace with spotlight stands on regional, national, sectoral and European practices, as opportunities to meet, discuss, and learn with and from peers. Several thematic seminars will also take place. The second day will be a conference where the floor will be given to policy developers, validation practitioners and other actors.

No registration is required and questions can be addressed to

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European Commission, DG GrowthEmployment


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