Program

Directions

In this PDF you will find the directions from the dbb forum to the different hotels and to the evening reception at the Bertelsmann Representation as well as last organisational remarks.

Voting

In this PDF you will find a step by step instruction on how to vote using menti.com for voting at the 3rd VPL Biennale.



Tuesday, 7 May 2019

From 10:30 on Posters exhibition of VPL-prize candidates in dbb forum
10:30 – 11:30 Registration – light lunch
11:30 – 11:50

Welcome address
Dr. Jörg Dräger, Member of the Executive Board of Bertelsmann Stiftung

11:50 – 12:40

Validation outside of Europe
Borhene Chakroun, Director of the Division for Policies and Lifelong Learning Systems, UNESCO

Including Q & A

Validation in Europe: state of play
Manuela Geleng, Director for Skills, DG Employment, European Commission
Mara Brugia, Acting Director of Cedefop

Including Q & A

12:40 – 13:05

Keynote speech
Prof. Dr. R. Alexander Lorz, President of the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs in Germany

13:05 – 13:45

Interactive introduction to workshops
Anni Karttunen, Globedu
Dr. Martin Noack, Bertelsmann Stiftung 
with Manigé Kiumarsi & Horst Thalmaier

13:45 – 14:15 Coffee break
14:15 – 15:30

Workshop 1
Six tracks for VPL policy areas:
1.1 Organisational arrangements
1.2 Financing
1.3 Procedures and instruments
1.4 Support structures
1.5 Post-validation pathways
1.6 Legal foundations
Seventh track for current VPL research and projects:
1.7 Academic research

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 – 17:15 Workshop 2
Six tracks for VPL policy areas:
2.1 Organisational arrangements
2.2 Financing
2.3 Procedures and instruments
2.4 Support structures
2.5 Post-validation pathways
2.6 Legal foundations
Seventh track for current VPL research and projects:
2.7 Tools and processes
17:30 – 19:00 Special: Free TaKeTiNa Workshop (rhythmic learning method) – 40 places –
Manigé Kiumarsi & Horst Thalmaier
19:30 – 00:00

Reception and international buffet
Bertelsmann Representation, Unter den Linden 1

Global VPL-Prize awarding ceremony
Kirsten Aagaard, Chair of VPL Prize Jury
moderated by Anni Karttunen, Globedu &
Dr. Martin Noack, Bertelsmann Stiftung

Wednesday, 8 May 2019

09:00 – 13:30 Poster exhibition of VPL-prize candidates
09:00 – 09:30 Check in
09:30 – 10:45 Workshop 3
Six tracks for VPL policy areas:
3.1 Organisational arrangements
3.2 Financing
3.3 Procedures and instruments
3.4 Support structures
3.5 Post-validation pathways
3.6 Legal foundations
Seventh track for current VPL research and projects:
3.7 Assessment and certification
10:45 – 11:15 Coffee break
11:15 – 12:30 Workshop 4
Six tracks for VPL policy areas:
4.1 Organisational arrangements
4.2 Financing
4.3 Procedures and instruments
4.4 Support structures
4.5 Post-validation pathways
4.6 Legal foundations
Seventh track for current VPL research and projects:
4.7 Establishing and improving VPL systems
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 13:45 Keynote address 
Marianne Thyssen, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility 
13:45 – 14:30 Presentation and adoption of Berlin Declaration on VPL
Brikena Xhomaqi, Director of the Lifelong Learning Platform 
14:30 – 15:00

Closing remarks and farewell
Anni Karttunen, Globedu
Dr. Martin Noack, Bertelsmann Stiftung