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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) […]


Learning for Entrepreneurship: A Global Citizen perspective

This year’, eucen’s seminar will focus on entrepreneurial thinking in lifelong learning that expands our perceptions of entrepreneurship for a more inclusive and sustainable future. University Lifelong Learning and Adult Education can play an important role in reaching the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. The SDGs place future-proofing human society to the fore, which demands radical new perspectives and practices. Entrepreneurs are people who see and act on opportunities not readily apparent to others. In the carbon-neutral digital age of the […]


EAEA – European e-learning course on basic skills

The European e-learning course on teaching and learning basic skills continues 17th September! You are welcome to join anytime.The module “Tailor-made offers” (17.9.-15.10) looks at how to offer adults education and training based on mapping their individual needs. Through five sessions focusing on practices in Iceland, Portugal, Sweden, UK and more European countries, different aspects are explored:– How can tailored-made offers better support adults with a low level of skills?– How can learning offers be a part of local community development?We […]