Developing Urban Commmunities through Lifelong Learning: Responses from Learning Cities and Regions

Hybrid Format Conference on 22 September 2022 at 9.30 AM to 9.00 PM

organised by

Pécs Learning City Programme – Knowledge Exchange Platform
House of Civic Communities in Pécs (CKH), Hungary

in Association with the UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities
PASCAL International Observatory
ASEM LLL HUB Research Network on Learning Cities
the University of Pécs, MELLearN and EPALE Hungary

Draft programme

09:40 Welcome words

Csaba Ruzsa – Vice-Mayor of the City of Pécs
István Tarrósy – Director for Int. Affairs, University of Pécs
Balázs Németh – Senior Advisor, Global Learning City Pécs

10:00 Guest speakers

Yukiko Savano – University of the Sacred Heart, Tokyo (Japan)/ASEM LLL HUB RN6: Learning Together and Supporting Together – Lifelong Learning Policy and Practice in Learning Cities and Communities in Japan
Eric Agbessi – Clermont Auvergne University (France): Promoting Rural Development through University Lifelong Learning
Jumbo Klercq – Learn for Life (Netherlands): Community Learning Centres for Inclusive ALE
Zsuzsa Koltai – University of Pécs (Hungary): Community Learning through Museum Lifelong Learning
Klaudius Silhar – AIVD Bratislava (Slovakia): Learning Communities for Development in Slovakia. A role of ALE
Lindsey El Amoud – University College Cork (Ireland): ‘Leave no one behind’: Inclusion initiatives from ACE at UCC for marginalised groups in Cork

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch break

14:00 – 16:00 Workshops

  • Basic and Community Skills Development through Learning Cities
  • Development of Learning Cities and Communities through Museums and Libraries

16:00 End of the event for online participants; break for onsite participants until 18:30

18:30 – 21:00 Welcome Reception with the support of EPALE Hungary
Venue: Garden of House of Civic Communities, Hungary