In an open letter addressed to the executive board of the Conference on the Future of Europe (CoFoE), the Erasmus Student Network (ESN) puts forth a well-founded case to be included in the conferences’ plenary.
The Conference on the Future of Europe aims to be the biggest participatory exercise ever carried out by the European Union, allowing European citizens from all walks of life and corners of the Union express issues that or of concern to them – which will hopefully […]
Libraries are not a just a place where people go to read and borrow books. They offer a multitude of services – access to digital technologies, computers, and the Internet, digitalised collections and content, virtual reality, coding courses or simply getting help with setting up an email and using e-services. With services evolving and expanding, the profession of the librarian is also changing.
The Boosting digital skills and competences of libraries in Europe (BIBLIO) MOOC was developed to take on this […]
UNIMED, its members and partners, are calling for the convening of a new Euro-Mediterranean ministerial conference on Higher Education and Scientific Research.
The last Euro-Mediterranean Ministerial Conference on this topic has been organized in 2007 in Cairo, Egypt. Fifteen years have passed but the need to focus on these aspects is today, more important than ever. The Higher Education Institutions have been shaken up by the COVID-19 pandemic and global unrest in the Euro-Mediterranean region. Both the staff and the students […]
It is estimated that 15-30% of current jobs will be processed entirely by technology in the next 5 years. Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Robotics will be able to carry out the most repetitive and automatable tasks independently, allowing individuals to focus on decision-making processes with greater added value, characterized by the enhancement of cognitive skills that require a constant ability to adapt to change.
About one in four companies (23%) said they had not identified STEM profiles in the “time of need”.
Unfortunately, the career opportunities […]
The science is unequivocal: emissions are still rising and the planet is still heating. We need to decarbonise the economy as a matter of urgency and dramatically alter our high-consumption, energy intensive lifestyles. We also need to steer away from denying the politics of the current crisis: certain entities have been, and will continue to present themselves as environmentally concerned despite, in terms of practice, being anything but.
What is to be done? A newly created toolkit by […]
How can the learning potential of gaming be harnessed to boost lesson engagement within non-formal education and youth work?
A recent publication conducted by YEU International delves into this very question. Based on first hand accounts, the paper attempts to deconstruct the common assumption that gaming is useful only as recreational activity and not as a viable medium to boost and diversify learning engagement. If we consider that we are naturally driven towards the social act of playing, […]
Another step toward a European Education Area: A new informative website on pupils’ mobility
Learning mobility is one of the key policy priorities promoted by the EU. It is a fundamental pre-requisite for the development of competences crucial for active participation in society and in the labour market. For this reason, Ministries of Education of EU countries have committed to ensure that by 2025 all pupils in Europe will also be able to spend a study period abroad.
However, this is not […]
Football is an easy game, and for over a century, this game has shaped culture. Football is heritage because people care about this game. Its stories speak to the imagination, often invoking the language of epic stories, with miracles, heroes, legends and myths. But underneath the thick layer of stories of goals and games, lay layer upon layers of cultural, political, economic and social histories, which can be used to better understand the past and the present, and to set […]
What is EUROLTA?
EUROLTA (European Certificate in Language Teaching to Adults) is an internationally recognized teacher training program to train you to teach languages using up–to-date methodologies. The EUROLTA certificate is developed, issued and recognised by the ICC, a network of leading institutions of adult education in Europe and around the world.
Who can take EUROLTA?
EUROLTA is designed for those who wish to enter the profession of language teaching and gain a teaching qualification, for those who have only little language teaching experience […]
“Adult learning and education is a fertile ground, not only for the provision of skills, knowledge and competencies for sustainable development, but also to empower social transformation as a whole“.
The opening lines of EAEAs recent report on greening adult learning and education sets out a clear position: adult learning and education is a key policy tool to navigate a fair and equitable transition to a sustainable society. The report, however, offers a word of caution:
“Without taking this […]