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COMMUNIA – Educators ask for a better copyright

As appeared on the COMMUNIA website, today a joint letter was sent to all MEPs working on copyright reform. The letter is an urgent request to improve the education exception in the proposal for a Directive on copyright in the Digital Single Market. It is supported by 35 organisations representing schools, libraries, universities and non-formal education, and also individual educators and information specialists.
The future of education determines the future of society. In the letter we explain the changes […]


European perspectives: volunteers and lifelong learning

David Lopez, President of the Lifelong Learning Platform was asked by “France Volontaires” what volunteering mean for lifelong learning.
“When it comes to education and lifelong learning, the tension between the acquisition of competences and citizenship education is of particular relevance for the European point of view. Thus, it is crucial to develop a consistent policy on volunteering.”
Read here is his perspective, in French.


Mobilising for integrated services rather than fragmented services? Join us!

In your work – whether with young people or with older adults – do you find all too often that the people that you work with are frustrated by services that are fragmented across different sectors or various ages or diverse sub-groups or policies formulated at multiple levels or organizations that work towards the same goal but in conflicting ways?
How can we mobilize to claim more integrated services for all citizens from the cradle to the grave and at every […]


EEE-YFU released its position on the revision of the 2006 Key Competences Framework

In view of the revision of the 2006 Key Competences Framework, EEE-YFU released its position paper calling for better recognition and inclusion of global competence.
The European Commission is going to review the 2006 Key Competences Framework, a very important tool that set guidelines for educational systems across Europe. This framework identifies and describes 8 key competences: communication in a mother tongue; communication in a foreign language; mathematical, scientific and technological competence; digital competence; learning to learn; social and civic competences; […]


ATEE – Teachers and Teacher Educators Learning Through Inquiry: International Perspectives

The Association for Teachers Education in Europe has published a book edited by the Research & Development Community on Professional Development of Teacher Educators: the RDC members have contributed to this book, which has been edited by Agnieszka Szplit & Pete Boyd.
This text provides insight into the varied ways by which international teacher educators adopt professional inquiry and practitioner research as central pillars of their professional identities and ongoing professional learning.
Such inquiry-based teacher educators […]


ATEE announces the 2017 Awards

Our member ATEE just announced their 2017 Awards! Submit your research paper in one of the following categories. Deadline is September 1st. Research articles which have been submitted to one of the 4 categories below may receive an ATEE Award:
2017 ATEE Teacher Education Article Award
2017 ATEE Young Teacher Education Researcher’s Project Award
2017 ATEE Experienced Teacher Education Researcher’s Project Award
2017 ATEE Teacher Education Policy Article Award
Each Award has its own unique profile, targeted at […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, […]