Innovation and creativity web site
The 2009 European Year of Creativity and Innovation is now online
European funds for entrepreneurship education
Opportunity knocks for some 37 European and partner countries to bring forward developments in entrepreneurship education with the recent call for proposals launched by the European Commission.
ADAM, the new online Leonardo results database
The aim of the new ADAM database is to archive and distribute the project results from the Leonardo programme. A similar database is planned for the Grundtvig adult education projects in 2009.
Promoting health and integration from the stage
A Minister of Life Style is rapping. A parent of double standards is preaching to his child. And a futurologist is obsessed with prehistoric time. These are some of the odd characters on stage when theatre, adult education and health issues get together.
Add-Life products available
As the Add-Life project draws to an end, the project outcomes has been made available.
Czechs look to private sector to fund education
Current EU presidency holder the Czech Republic wants to establish a "strategic framework" for European cooperation on education and training issues to help boost the Union's competitiveness, sustainable growth and employment strategies, according to the country's education minister, Ondrej Liska.
First arts-focused event of the European Year of Creativity and Innovation
The European Association of Conservatoires (AEC) and the European League of Institutes of the Arts (ELIA) organised the first arts-focused event of the European Year for Creativity & Innovation 2009 on Tuesday 20 January in Brussels. The two organisations presented a set of recommendations to EU institutions and Member States, focusing in particular on the role of arts education in the EYCI 2009 and beyond.
European Database for Financial Education
The European Commission has published a European Database for Financial Education (EDFE) on the "Europa" website.
OFT education toolkit increases consumer confidence
The OFT has published the evaluation report of its consumer education toolkit 'Skilled to Go'.
Lifelong learning funding decisions faster
A recent modification to the procedural rules of the EU's programmes in the fields of lifelong learning, culture, youth and citizenship as well as the Erasmus Mundus programme, will help speed up the selection of projects qualifying for grants.
Czech EU Presideny, but where is Civil Society and Lifelong learning?
The Czech republis has taken over the EU presidency from France on January 1, 2009. But what happened to lifelong learning?
Closing ceremony of the European Year of Intercultural Dialogue in Cyprus
The closing ceremony
of the European Year of Intercultural Dialogue in Cyprus was honoured by the
presence of the European Commissioner for Education, Training, Culture and
Youth JŠn Figel. The event took place from December 1-7 in Nicosia, Limassol
An ageing Europe at work
The second European Forum on Demography: Better Societies for Families and Older People took place in Brussels on 24th and 25th November 2008.
Adult Learning - Something Worth Celebrating!
The AONTAS Adult Learners´ Festival will run in Ireland for the third time from February 2nd to February 6th 2009, so why not get involved?