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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!

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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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Coloured Glasses: a New exciting Project on Intercultural Learning!

Have you ever heard of Coloured Glasses? The concept refers to the analogy of the sunglasses as the cultural filters through which people observe and interpret reality.“Each person has glasses with a distinct lens colour based on their nationality, education and culture. The coloured lenses represent our attitudes, belief, values and our overall cultural identity based on the way in which we are raised and socialised”. In partnership with Fern Universität in Hagen and seven European national YFU organisations,, […]

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EAPRIL 2017 Conference Submissions are Open!

The EAPRIL Conference 2017 will take place on 29 November-1 December in Hämmenlinna, Finland. Join the conference programme with your practice-based research by submitting your proposal on conference.eapril.org. In this new submission, review and registration system you can log into your account with your email address, used in our former system. Please update the information in your account, as this will be published in our conference programme. In 2017, EAPRIL will be organizing the 6th edition of the Best Research […]

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