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Evens Prize for Education

The Call for Applications for the new Evens Prize for Education dedicated to critical thinking as a practice of freedom is now open. For the 2020 edition of the prize, Evens is looking for inspiration and new ideas to foster the motivation and abilities to think critically about social questions.

To counteract the fact that practice and research are often two worlds apart, we invite applications in two categories:

Embedded practices that support critical thinking about social questionsScholarly but practice-oriented work that furthers our […]


Global Students' Demands on Refugees and Migrants' Education

Student representatives from OBESSU and ESU gathered in Geneva with other groups of students coming from Africa, North and South America, Asia-Pacific and the Middle-East for the “Global Student Voices: education and migration” forum. Together we are united in diversity and in the belief that access to education is a human right that should be granted to all. We developed these demands, through a consensus-based process, to address the challenges of access to quality education, legislation, living conditions and building solidarity […]


SOLIDAR Silver Rose Awards 2020 – The Progressive Civil Society Award

What are the Silver Rose Awards?Since the year 2000, SOLIDAR organises annually its Silver Rose Awards in the European Parliament in cooperation with the S&D Group, an occasion to celebrate Civil Society Organisations and individuals whose extraordinary struggles contribute greatly to social justice and solidarity throughout the world.

Who nominates? Who decides?Nominations are made by Civil Society Organisations and selected by a jury composed of its representatives, trade unionists and policymakers. The winners are chosen based on their significant involvement in Civil Society […]


EURASHE calls for more diversity in the upcoming European Universities’ Initiative Call

November, Brussels-In view of the forthcoming opening of the second Call of European Universities’ Initiative, EURASHE released a Statement on the participation of Universities of Applied Sciences (hereafter – UAS) within the aforementioned European Commission’s Initiative.

EURASHE’ expresses its commitment to further support the Initiative and also invites the European Commission to take into account the specificities of UAS and other PHE institutions that have emerged on the occasion of the first call, in particular:

Take a full advantage of the diversity […]


ESU and ESN urge EU Council to align with EP proposal to triple the funding of Erasmus+ 2021-2027

“As the voice of all European students in higher education and within the Erasmus+ programme, we would like to stress that continued investment in Erasmus+ is needed in order to reach the European wide target of 20% mobile students,” says Sebastian Berger, Vice President of ESU. “We believe that it is a political imperative to take this incredible European success story forward by securing sufficient funding for the next cycle.”

Kostis Giannidis, President of ESN declares that “tripling the funding of […]


International Students’ Day – Join the Movement

OBESSU is launching a Call for Action for the commemoration of the 80th Anniversary of the International Students’ Day, happening on the 17th of November 2019. To remember the origins of the student movements and the relevance of our actions, every year we make this day central in our current campaigns for school students’ rights and for a fairer education for all. 

This 17th November marks 80 years since the student protests of Prague, a determinant event in the history of the student […]


EUF – Staff Training: Effective Management of Erasmus+ projects

Are you managing an Erasmus+ project and would like to improve your skills and try new methods? Would you like to stack the odds in your favour to achieve your project’s goals and deliver high-quality results? Over the past 5 years, we have jointly worked on more than 30 Erasmus+ projects across the EUF network, which has allowed us to acquire significant hands-on expertise, test and choose strategies to manage Erasmus+ projects effectively, as well as achieve EU-wide impact. The […]


EMDR Europe: discovering LLLP new member

A short chat with EMDR Europe, the organisations that joined the LLLPlatform in June 2019.

What is EMDR Europe?

Founded in 1999, EMDR Europe is the official professional association of National EMDR Associations, establishing, maintaining and promoting the highest standards of excellence and integrity in EMDR practice, research and education throughout Europe. Its mission is to improve, through EMDR therapy, the lives of people affected by trauma and mental illness related to stressful experiences and relationships, to promote and […]


Opportunity for schools: In Europe at school project piloting phase

Together with the VPRO and the Dutch History Teachers Association, EUROCLIO is developing an education toolkit that will be based on the television series “In Europe Now” by best-selling historian Geert Mak. In this toolkit, students are challenged and supported to develop their own mini-documentaries on issues that are relevant for recent European History (such as how to manage migration and how to deal with the difficult past) based on their own […]


Inclusive Education in Action Case Studies

This article appeared in the European Agency for Inclusive Education in Action (IEA)

The Inclusive Education in Action (IEA) website presents a collection of important and interesting case studies from around the world. These case studies can be used as a resource for international policy-makers who are working to develop equity and equal opportunities within education systems globally.

One example is the 1+5+N: Using a Three-Level Resource Room System to Promote Inclusive Education (Learning in Mainstream Classrooms) […]