TiLL (Teachers Inspiring Lifelong Learning) is an Erasmus+ project focused on developing an international Lifelong Learning qualification for teachers. The five country partners engaged in the TiLL project are the United Kingdom, Belgium, France, Italy and Sweden.
Roman Catholic Diocese of Southwark Diocesan Trust (UK)
The Archdiocese of Southwark is an unincorporated registered charity and has been providing educational provision since 1948. It directly employs 109 people. The Education Commission (EC) manages the delivery of education for the Archdiocese. The EC began in 1948, succeeding the Diocesan Schools Inspectorate, and since that time has been delivering early years’ education through to colleges and teacher education. Its area covers five universities who provide initial and post graduate teacher education. There are 173 schools under the Education Commission, with a third of the schools being secondary schools and the remainder primary schools and infants’ schools. There are more than 4,800 teachers in the schools and over 73,000 pupils.
FREREF (Foundation of European Regions for Research in Education and Training) is a network organisation that was created in 1991. It is an initiative of several European Regions. The network currently gathers about thirty regions, regional bodies and organisms acting in the area of Lifelong Learning (LLL). It is associated to several other European Networks. The objective of FREREF is to promote and to support the real and concrete development of LLL at Regional and European levels, by enabling interregional cooperation based on practice sharing and peer learning, and by reinforcing the links between the regional actors and the European context, which is strongly and rapidly evolving regarding LLL (Lisbon strategy, Copenhagen process, EU2020.). FREREF has already been – and is currently – committed in several European project in the area of LLL.
University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (Italy)
University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE) was founded in 1176, and it is one of the oldest universities in the world. The university has always been ranked among the first Italian universities for quality of teaching and research since 2007. UNIMORE is a networked campus located in the towns of Modena and Reggio Emilia. It counts about 21,000 students, UNIMORE is composed of 14 departments, offering a wide range of degree programmes at undergraduate level, right up to doctoral studies in most disciplinary areas, from the humanities and social sciences to engineering and technology, and from physical and natural sciences to medicine and life sciences.
Örebro University (Sweden)
Örebro University is a modern, broad-based university with internationally prominent research. 15,100 students and 1,350 staff study and work here. The university offers some 85 degree programmes at the undergraduate and Master’s levels as well as some 1,000 separate courses. Örebro University cooperates with industry and commerce, local and regional governments and other organisations, both nationally and internationally.
Teacher education makes up a substantial portion of Örebro University’s course offering, with around 1,500 students enrolled in the university’s professional degree programmes in teaching. Teacher students thereby make up 10 per cent of the total number of students at Örebro University.
GO! Basisschool Vlinderwijs (Belgium)
GOBV is a leading school in the Flanders in the area of innovative learning approaches. Innovation in education in the field of relaxation and learning, arts and learning, designing a new paradigm and framework for education of the future. The essence of butterfly way education is to encourage each child to develop as completely as possible, every time to regain peace within themselves and from this inner peace their own life, to create their own dreams in balance with its environment.