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COSMIC – CO-creating and Sharing digital Methodologies In Circus Education

FEDEC & FFEC Association are happy to announce that their EU project ‘COSMIC’ has been selected by Erasmus+ with a total score of 96/100! COSMIC will introduce professional circus schools to the use of digital technology applied to their pedagogy.
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The COSMIC project aims at enhancing the quality of circus education and training, on the same line of previous FFEC and FEDEC projects INTENTS and REFLECT.
The project will be an exchange of good practices that will allow professional Circus schools to develop new pedagogical methodologies but based on existing material.
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Education for Media Literacy Basic outline of the educational concept Media in Waldorf education

The declared aim of Waldorf education is to help children cope with the demands of modern life after completing school – and this necessarily includes the development of media literacy. At leaving school, all pupils should be able to use all kinds of media properly for their own education, and also understand exactly how media are technically structured and how they work. They should therefore develop competences regarding the use of educational media through theoretical and, above all, practical media […]

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SOLIDAR – Policy Paper on Global Citizenship Education

Cooperation, solidarity and interdependence emerged as crucial in the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the crisis not only pushed people to more solidarity, but it also revealed systemic issues in how societies are organized.
The upcoming global challenges require a different system which implies structural change. However, the policy paper focuses only on education, and specifically on global citizenship education (GCE), which can align other sectors towards change.

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Securing an EU-UK agreement on future participation in the Erasmus+ programme: a reminder that international opportunities for students are at the heart of any association agreement

As the EU-UK negotiations on a future relationship continue informally, it is now imperative that both the UK and the EU continue to work constructively and in the spirit of compromise to meaningfully advance discussions on the future of UK participation in the Erasmus+ programme. We welcome both the UK’s and EU’s respective mandates on their mutual desire to foster cooperation in higher, vocational and school education and are pleased to see progress made on the UK’s participation in Union […]

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European School Sport Day calls for in-person and digital events

Schools and school sport look very different across Europe this year, so it has never been more important to find creative ways to keep children active for their physical and mental wellbeing. The 6th European School Sport Day, on 25 September, invites schools to show the world how they are adapting or re-starting their activities by planning in-person (offline) or digital (online) events for the day, or a mix of both.
The European School Sport Day is a flagship event of the […]

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Survey ‘COVID-19: Teacher perceptions of teaching online and institutional readiness for change’

The COVID-19 outbreak has marked a sudden shift in online teaching and I am seeking teacher input and opinions. Survey outcomes could provide significant insight into teacher beliefs regarding online education, which could inform future educational planning related to online teaching.
Your participation in this survey will help researchers identify how teachers and institutions worldwide can be better prepared for online teaching in the future.

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Embedding and facilitating sustainability – Call for proposals

EUA is seeking proposals for papers, practice presentations and workshops at the 2021 Learning & Teaching Forum ‘Embedding and facilitating sustainability’, which will take place at the University of Deusto in Bilbao, Spain on 18-19 February 2021. The submission deadline is 8 October 2020.

The path towards a sustainable future does not only require revolutionary technologies, but also and foremost adequate education. The 2021 European Learning & Teaching Forum will explore how learning and teaching ensures access […]

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eucen Open Fora

eucen is launching in 2020 a new initiative: A full month of ULLL presentations.
We invite you to join us throughout November – participate in an open activity every day!
Join us every working day of the month of November, always at 12:00 a.m. CET.
Grab a coffee and join us!
The eucen ULLL Open Fora will explore a different topic every week of November:

Mon 02 – Fri 06 November:
The Role of University Lifelong Learning in Learning Cities
Mon 09 – Fri 13 November:
Higher Education Work-based learning in a […]

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Cedefop on long-term mobility of apprentices

Learning abroad is an opportunity also for apprentices in Europe but only a few enjoy this possibility. Since the beginning of 2017, with the launch of Erasmus PRO and with the support of the European Parliament, cross-border long-term mobility of apprentices has become one of the European priorities in the field of VET. However, we know that this is still a niche phenomenon. What are the obstacles against it? What would make it possible on a larger scale?
At Cedefop invitation, […]

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