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ESU – Countering the commodification of higher education

As ESU outlined in the Policy Paper on Public Responsibility, Finance and Governance of higher education, we believe that “Education is a public good, a public responsibility, and should be publicly steered and supported.” This position is rooted in the understanding of education as a human right, as guaranteed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (1). This view entails forms of education closely linked to society and active citizenship […]


The new Waldorf 100 Film on Early Childhood: “Becoming…”

On the occasion of the hundredth anniversary of Waldorf Education, Waldorf 100 and the International Association for Steiner/Waldorf Early Childhood Education (IASWECE) are pleased to present a film about early childhood today in the mirror of different cultures worldwide.

“Becoming…” is the third in a series of short films directed by award-winning documentary filmmaker Paul Zehrer which provide insights into Waldorf Education in diverse cultural, social, religious and economic settings around the globe. 

No age has a deeper impact on the whole […]


11th edition of the EESC Civil Society Prize

The specific objective of the 2019 Civil Society Prize is to reward innovative initiatives carried out on the territory of the EU which aim to raise awareness of and fight for gender equality in the EU. In the context of this prize, gender equality is understood to mean not only equal rights, but also equal opportunities, responsibility, empowerment and participation in all spheres of economic and social life.

Applications are to be made by filling in the online application form […]


ESU is recruiting a Communications Officer!

The European Students’ Union (ESU) is looking for a creative and dynamic team player to fill the position of Communications Officer at its headquarters in Brussels, Belgium.

Responsibilities and areas of work

Managing and facilitating external and internal communications, namely by:

Updating and implementing ESU’s Communications strategy; Promoting ESU events, projects, publications, campaigns, statements and policies to other stakeholders (NGOs, relevant EU institutions, policy makers, etc) and the wider publicCollaborating with partner organisations in different Work Packages; dissemination of European projects (Erasmus+, Horizon2020, […]


UNESCO UIL – Announcement of IRE Issue

miss this month’s Editor’s

articles from the International Review of Education – Journal of Lifelong
Learning (IRE). Each month the Editor makes freely available two recent
articles that make an original contribution to a key issue in the field. These
two articles are free to download and share during the month of their


Global Campaign for Education

The Global Campaign for Education (GCE) is a civil society movement that promotes and defends education as a basic human right. Among our members, ESU campaign and advocate at the international, regional and national level to put pressure on governments and the international community to deliver the right of everyone to a free, quality, public education.

The GCE movement was founded in 1999, in the build-up to the World Education Forum in Dakar, to provide a platform to unify and coordinate civil society voices […]


ATEE to define the concept of entrepreneurship education

The RDC ENTENP-ED – Enabling Teachers for Entrepreneurship Education- is currently working on the definition of Entrepreneurship from the perspective of teacher’s trainers.

If you would consider helping us to define this concept, pleasecomplete this Google Forms: (Itwill take a minute to complete it).

The link will be active until 30/06/2019.

After this date, we will provide you with a questionnaire to define the concept of Entrepreneurship.


School Student’s Europe 2024

OBESSU launched its campaign for the European Parliament Elections “School Student’s Europe 2024“. 

This campaign, designed by their membership, takes into consideration two main problems:

OBESSU represent learners at different levels. Many of them are underage, and in the majority of countries this means that they hold no right to vote. This situation is even more harsh on those that do not hold a citizenship status and therefore voting status, like young migrant and refugee learners.In the current political situation in Europe, […]


PDW19 – We want to hear your project ideas!

Do you have a great idea for an innovative European Project on transforming education, fit for a technology-driven world? Whether it is in higher education, school or vocational education and training, adult education, youth or sport: get ready to set up your European project proposal and benefit from EU funding from the Erasmus+ programme.

Mark Wednesday 27 and Thursday 28 November 2019 in your agenda. The ReSET Task Force is delighted to invite you to the fifth edition of the Project […]


Call for nominations – 2019 UNESCO International Literacy Prizes

Since 1967, UNESCO International Literacy Prizes have rewarded excellence and innovation in the field of literacy. Over 490 projects and programmes undertaken by governments, non-governmental organizations and individuals around the world have been recognized. Through these prestigious Prizes, UNESCO seeks to support effective literacy practices and encourages the promotion of dynamic literate societies.

In this context, UNESCO has now opened the call for nomination for the 2019 edition of the UNESCO International Literacy Prizes, inviting all stakeholders to submit […]