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Survey on future development in Education and Training in the era of digital transformation

Dlearn in cooperation with the European Association of Career Guidance and the European Association of Erasmus Coordinators promotes a survey to collect trends and ideas about the future development in Education and Training in the era of digital transformation. The initiative is part of the Digital Skills and Job Coalition’s pledge awarded to Dlearn.
We are keen to understand your point of view as we promote a bottom-up approach for this survey, that will be shared among all European […]

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EVTA and EfVET to organise event for EXPLAIN and MODERN on June 9th in Brussels 

EVTA and EfVET will showcase two interesting projects on June 9th in Brussels.
EXPLAIN seeks to provide teachers will tools and methods to better propagate a message. The MODERN project aims to help you teach more effectively through incorporating new digital learning tools into your day to day teaching delivery. The project consortium has identified, assessed and categorised the latest and best digital learning tools. It is the only website in the world that has actually had real […]

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EAEA Grundtvig Award 2017

Each year, the EAEA celebrates innovation and excellence in adult education. The EAEA Grundtvig Award highlights project results that produce new ideas, new partnerships, new methodologies and a new understanding how we can work in adult learning. In 2017, the EAEA Grundtvig Award will be given to a project successful in engaging new learners.
Are you working on a project that is aiming at engaging new groups of learners in adult education? Apply for the award!

Besides recognition and honour, […]

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WYRED Stakeholder Questionnaire

As part of the WYRED–Horizon2020 project, YEU is calling for stakeholder involvement. Youth has a key role to play in our society, as drivers of new behaviours and understandings: their views and perceptions need to be taken into account. WYRED will create a framework for dialogue and research where young people are given a voice and can communicate their perspectives to others (teachers, parents, other young people and especially decision makers), particularly in relation to children and young people’s […]

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Refugee children in education in Europe: How to prevent a lost generation?

Where refugee children end up and (re-)enter education largely determines their future opportunities. Countries pursue hugely different models to incorporate minors under international protection into their school system, from giving access to all school levels according to pupils’ capabilities, to largely streaming pupils into vocational levels, or placing them into a parallel school system. This recent SIRIUS Policy Brief draws lessons from a comparison of Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, and Turkey, and identifies major arrangements that affect school […]

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Key considerations for cross-border quality assurance in the EHEA

EURASHE in collaboration with ENQA, ESU, EUA and EQAR has published an informative document on Key Considerations for Cross-Border Quality Assurance in the European Higher Education Area. In the context of the EHEA, cross-border QA refers to external QA activities of a QA agency carried out in a country other than the one in which it is based or primarily operates. For higher education institutions, this may be a voluntary process or part of the national mandatory external […]

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EARLALL Annual Conference 2017

EARLALL will be holding its Annual Conference 2017 “Looking into the future: Innovation in regional and local VET systems” on 7 April in Brussels with the support of the Committee of the Regions. Vocational education and training (VET) contributes to new ideas and solutions in enterprises, economies and societies. Moreover, these processes can be strongly enhanced and promoted when VET institutions cooperate at local level, linked to the regional development strategies. It is essential to work together on the basis […]

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Youth unemployment and the consequences for life satisfaction and social trust

Written by I. Tolgensbakk, J. Solstad Vedeler and B. Hvinden of the Oslo and Akershus University, the latest issue of the NEGOTIATE working papers aims to understand the subjective effects of youth unemployment in Europe by conducting life story interviews with 211 individuals coming from seven different European countries (Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Norway, Poland and the UK) born either between 1950 and 1955, 1970-1975 or 1990-1995.

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