Draft programme

 

8:15 Meeting outside the European Parliament, in front of Altiero Spinelli building

Room A1E-1

9:00 – 11:00 Opening Conference hosted by MEP Svetoslav Malinov at the European Parliament.

9:00 A revised Europass for enhancing recognition of learning mobility – MEP Svetoslav Malinov

9:15 Why the recognition of learning mobility will change the world- Andrea Lombardi, UNISER

9:30 Competences and  Open Badges in learning mobility: the project European Badge Alliance – Laimonas Ragauskas, Lithuanian Association of Non-formal Education & Panagiotis Chatzimichail, Youth for Exchange and Understanding

9:50 Policy recommendations for a wider use of Open Badges as recognition tool – Elisa Briga, European Federation for Intercultural Learning – EFIL

10:05 Badges in other sectors: from public administration to universities – Vincent Van Malderen,  Jobpunt and BeBadges – Nerijus Kriauciunas, Badgecraft – Sara Chiodaroli, Politecnico of Milan

10:25 Reactions from European Commission -William O’Keeffe, Policy officer, DG EMPL

10:45 Reactions from MEPs and other stakeholders

10:50 Closing

11:00 – 12:00 moving from the European Parliament to Mundo J, rue de l’Industrie 10 (10 minutes walk)

12:00-13:30 Networking lunch at Mundo J and Make your own Badge!

13:30 – 17:00 How to use Badges? Training & Sharing

13:30 – 15:00 Presentations of badge frameworks developed and tested in World cafe style

1) Secondary school exchanges – Elisa Briga, European Federation for Intercultural Learning EFIL

2) VET mobilities – Lucia Mancino, UNISER

3) EVS –  Agata Nassim, Semper Avanti

4) Trainers and youth workers – Panagiotis Chatzimichail, Youth for Exchange and Understanding and Laimonas Ragauskas, Lithuanian Association of Non-formal Education

15:00 – 16:00 Training for practitioners:

– how to use the Badgecraft platform – Nerijus Kriauciunas, Badgecraft & Sara Chiodaroli, Politecnico of Milan

– how to set up a Badge framework – Laimonas Ragauskas, Lithuanian Association of Non-formal Education

16:00-16:30 Coffee break

16:30 – 17:00 Feedback from practitioners and conclusions