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Posted by Joakim PEETERS on 13/12/2019 - 16:07

Conference on validation in the voluntary sector

The conference ''Validation in the voluntary sector - past, present, and future'' will take place in The Netherlands in January 2021.

The aims of the conference are:

To bring together people/organisations that have actively been involved in validation projects and activities in the voluntary sector.

To contribute to coherence and synchronization when it comes to validation projects and activities in the voluntary sector.

To support and encourage new initiatives in this field.

To increase the impact of validation in the voluntary sector.


Provisional conference program:

Sunday 24 January 2021


Monday 25 January 2021

Morning session: sharing experiences and outcomes from the period 2014 – 2021

Afternoon session: discussions about what is missing

Tuesday 26 January

Morning session: recent developments (New Erasmus+ Program, Evaluation of Validation Policy, EQF, new Europass Platform)

Afternoon session: perspectives on the future: strengthening the validation infrastructure in the voluntary sector, creating stronger connections between developments on EU- and national level and the voluntary sector.


Key Action 1 of the Erasmus+ Program offers the opportunity to apply for funding to cover your costs for travel, subsistence, and participation. Check the website of your Erasmus+ National Agency for the application form. The deadline to submit your application is 5 February 2020, 12:00 CET.

If you plan to participate, and to apply for funding, please contact Jo Peeters for more information: sends e-mail)

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