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UNIMED and ITC-ILO signed a Memorandum of Understanding: enhancing the Employability in the Mediterranean

In December 2020, the ITC-ILO, the ILO International Training Centre and UNIMED have signed a Memorandum of Understanding.
The MoU aims to provide a framework for cooperation between ITC-ILO and UNIMED by joining technical and academic efforts on matters of mutual interest for both parties, such as the promotion of an inclusive and sustainable Mediterranean economic growth, employment, and decent work in the area.
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Civil Society Europe – Call for a civil society convention

The Conference on the Future of Europe is due to kick off soon. In addition to a decentralised exercise with events at local and national levels to which civil society organisations will contribute, it will also include an interinstitutional conference plenary, which is supposed to also debate proposals and organise a follow up to the conference.
It is critical that organised European Civil Society, which means organisations involving and representing citizens operating on a pan-European level, is also engaged in this […]

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ESN Survey 2021

The Erasmus Student Network have launched this year’s edition of the ESNsurvey, focused on the core elements of student mobility: the experience of the students, the support they receive, and the impact that mobility has on their lives once they go back home. Special attention will be given to the effect of COVID-19 on the mobility experience since this is the most important external factor affecting student mobilities at the moment. The questionnaire has been developed with the valuable support of an […]

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Recognition of Prior Learning – a tool to empower entrepreneurs

Eucen – European University Continuing Education Network – is a full partner of a new project, ARPEL4Entrep, seeking to enhance the Recognition of Prior Learning for entrepreneurs. This project will be developing a programme encouraging entrepreneurs without formal education to accredit and recognise their prior experience and learning as part of a Bachelor’s degree in Entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurs acquire various skills out of necessity throughout their experience. ARPEL4Entrep intends to find out which are the most needed skills which could […]

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EucA curriculum check: let your cv stand out from others

Students and recent graduates can now take advantage of the EucA CV CHECK!

A 45 minutes 1to1 session with one of the EucA staff members in Brussels experts in Career Counseling. During the session young people will receive personalised feedback on multiple aspects of the CV in English: Style, formatting and layout, what information to include, how to tailor your application to the role/employer, how to use effective language to showcase education and experiences, resources and straggle to improve elements of […]

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Call for papers: Special issue on lived experience, learning, community activism and social change

Special issue on lived experience, learning, community activism and social change
Abstract Deadline: 4th January 2021
Co-editors: Sharon Clancy, Kerry Harman and Iain Jones
This special issue arises from the urgency expressed by many adult educator practitioners and theorists for the need to draw attention to the numerous sites of community activism, learning and social change that are currently taking place across the globe. While the relentless push of neoliberalism has struck at the heart of adult education provision in many countries, including that […]

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UNIMED contributes to the UNESCO Global Education Coalition

In this challenging times when the Covid-19 outbreak is causing severe difficulties to education all over the world, UNIMED is glad to join the Global Education Coalition launched by UNESCO.
The Global Education Coalition seeks to facilitate inclusive learning opportunities for children and youth during this period of sudden and unprecedented educational disruption.
UNIMED is pleased to contribute to the collective effort to find appropriate solutions in the current emergency context. As part of the COVID-19 response, UNIMED will support universities to bring together their […]

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OBESSU – Statement on the European Education Area

The Organising Bureau of European School Student Unions (OBESSU), represents school students rights in Europe since 1975 and has ever since been advocating for participatory, inclusive and quality education. OBESSU welcomes the efforts of the European Commission to establish a European Education Area by 2025 but is concerned about the lack of funds that are dedicated to this purpose and that will undermine the realisation of such an ambitious endeavour.
The main programmes that are supposed to finance education and training and create the European Education Area, […]

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Call for contributions: eucen 2021: Learning for impact in a changing World 

Learning for impact in a changing World 
Utrecht (NL), 01-04 June 2021We accept contributions in the following three areas:
Stream 1: Impact of societal change on UCE
Stream 2: The future of education and modern workplace learning
Stream 3: UCE as professional practice within universities
The abstracts can be submitted with view to become:
1. Research papers including conceptual or empirical work on the topic of the conference; papers will be presented in 20 minutes time slots.
2. Testing ground laboratories where participants can experience concrete innovative UCE/ULLL practices, […]

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EURASHE – Statement: new momentum for professional higher education

European Association of Institutions in Higher Education (EURASHE), as a voice of the professional higher education in Europe, released a Statement for the European Higher Education Area Ministers’ Conference in Rome which takes places 19 of November 2020. The Statement indicates the principles of the European Higher Education Area (hereafter – EHEA) should build upon and highlights the priority areas for the professional higher education sector.
With the Rome conference, the EHEA is entering a new decade, one which will rethink […]

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