VIA DI TOR FIORENZA 17, ROMA, Italia
Learning Community is an independent educational research institute working in the field of instruction, training and educational innovation, officially recorded in the National Register of research 61869FGO.
With over ten years of experience in implementing Lifelong Learning policy in an European perspective, it carries out educational research and studies, trainers training and in service training courses experiencing innovative models and approaches for self-evaluation, Complex Learning with social networks, learning personalization for adults and elderly people, people with special educational needs.
Learning Community has been Partner by 2007 of Polo for Cultural heritage of Lazio Region with relevant research on vocational needs analysis, promotion of cultural awareness and cultural heritage valorisation.
Applicant and coordinator of two recent European projects focusing on adult education:
Grundtvig Project Vintage, Ref. 527349-LLP-1-2012-1-IT-GRUNDTVIG-GMP) aimed at designing a methodological framework and developing a digital tool for self-evaluation of key competences in adult education; actually valorised and exploited in the field of Instruction with the ERASMUS +
TASK project Teacher Assessing Key Competences in School: authentic task based evaluation methodology - 2015-1-IT02-KA201-015399
Grundtvig Project LeadLab, ref. 502057-LLP-1-2009-1-IT-GRUNDTVIG-GMP, focused on learning personalization of adult and elderly people.
Learning Community has planned, developed and experienced several projects and research actions at national and European level, aimied at promoting the culture of continuous improvement through the learning communities based on collaborative work and knowledge sharing with an emphasis competences acquired in informal and non formal contexts. PIC ECAS: 946523673
Our expertise: valorisation of cultural heritage, web mediated learning approaches and methodologies, didactic use of social networks and social media, innovative models of evaluation and assessment, validation and certification of informal/non formal learning, research on competences and needs analysis, instructional design, planning and coordinating National and European projects and initiatives.
Learning Community has been partner in Lifelong Learning Programme Projects (Grundtvig and Leonardo da Vinci) most recently:
Leonardo da Vinci Project I TUBE, Innovation Transfer in continUous education of an integrated model Based on pErsonalization and digital portfolio, ref. LLP LdV- TOI- 10 – IT- 479;
Leonardo da Vinci Project Deeper, DEveloping innovative and integratE training Program for refugees and asylum seekers ref. LLP-LDV-TOI-09-IT-0447;
ShowMi - Helping migrants to show the value of their languages to others
Learning Community offers consultancy services for the identification of founding sources for training and educational research Programs for organizations, enterprises, public institutions and for the presentation of the related project proposals for the implementation of specific initiatives.
Learning Community in 2008 carried out for the Department of Public Administration a service of technical support for the analysis of the new provisions on monitoring of interventions at European and National level for the procedures of financing of Structural Funds in 2007 -2013.
Learning Community is also a publishing house and professionals have publications, about the core research themes of the Institute, with international referees.
Learning Community is located in Rome, Italy, via di Tor Fiorenza 17, 00199