12.03.2012 POLICY

Commissioner Vassiliou on the launch of the European Agenda for Adult Learning

Commissioner Vassiliou gave the following speech at a conference in Brussels on February 28, 2012

01.03.2012 POLICY

To few teachers in the future?

Several Member States, including Germany, the United Kingdom, Italy, the Netherlands, Austria and Belgium, may face serious teacher shortages in the future, according to a new report published by the European Commission.

21.02.2012 POLICY

The social consequences of the financial crisis

The plenary session of the European Economic and Social Committee, to be held on February 22-23, will address civil society's main concerns about the current economic crisis and its social consequences.

20.02.2012 POLICY

Time to celebrate: Erasmus celebrates 25 years

Erasmus, that the European Commission likes to brand "the world's most successful student exchange programme", celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. Nearly three million students have benefited from a study period or work placement abroad since the creation of the Erasmus programme in 1987.

14.02.2012 POLICY

Multilingualism, also for children with an auditive or communicative disability

Until now most logopedists and therapists believe that children with an auditive or communicative disability such as, deafness, down-syndrome or autism should be brought up in one language. Drs. Mirjam Blumenthal, researcher at the Royal Kentalis, proves the opposite with her presentation.

13.02.2012 REPORTS

Key Data on Education in Europe 2012

The Eurydice Network has published the report "Key Data on Education in Europe 2012".

03.02.2012 PROJECTS

Outreach Empowerment Diversity network page now open

The newly formed EU-network on Outreach Empowerment and Diversity in adult education now has its web site opened.

01.02.2012 REPORTS

Literacy: Launch of Global LIFE Mid-term Evaluation Report 2006-2011: Looking Forward with LIFE

The global mid-term evaluation report on UNESCO´s Literacy Initiative for Empowerment (LIFE, 2006-2015), produced by UIL on the basis of national and regional mid-term evaluation processes and reports, is now available online. It seeks to contribute to the effective implementation of the initiative through to 2015.

30.01.2012 REPORTS

EURO local project: final conference

The final conference of the EUROlocal project was held on 26-28 October 2011 and was opened in the city of Murten, Switzerland, by the mayor of the city, Christian Brechbühl. The event included a series of presentations and workshop events for some 50+ participants from 15 countries in Europe.

30.01.2012 PROJECTS

Smart Regions - building social capital in the e-business

The Smart-Regions Website is a showcase of over forty remarkable achievements in the domain of e-Services, e-Learning and e-Government that were realised in European regions in 2002-2007, called "Smart Regions".