Making integration a win-win situation
EU citizens and migrants alike agree that integration requires language skills, employment, respect for the local culture and an unambiguous legal status.
Migrants to the EU bring with them not only diversity, but also the potential to make a valuable contribution to economic growth and stability.
UIL Internships: Capacity-building for young professionals
This summer the Unesco Iinstitute of Lifelong Learning is a learning and working venue to as
many as six young professionals, which is an unprecedented number of
concurrent interns at the Institute.
Education Europe and Lifelong Learning
EAEA campaigns in support of the proposed Education Europe Programme with an letter of support that you can translate to your own language and send to your MEPs.
2013 to be European Year of Citizens?
Union citizenship and the rights that go with it are one of the key pillars of the European Union. As we mark the 20th anniversary of the establishment of Union citizenship under the Maastricht Treaty, on 1 November 1993, the European Commission has proposed to designate 2013 as the "European Year of Citizens".
In the UK, counselling is an umbrella term covering a range of talking therapies and is generally delivered by trained practitioners who work with people over a short or long term to help them bring about effective change or enhance their wellbeing.
Kaj-Erik Nordström Award 2011
As of 2011 Västra Nylands folkhögskola, Finland, will present the "Kaj-Erik
Nordström Award" to an individual person who has dedicated his or her life
to adult education.
Study:Teaching Reading in Europe: Contexts, Policies and Practices
For the first time, a pan-European study offers a comprehensive picture of reading literacy and identifies some of the key factors impacting on the acquisition of reading skills for 3-15 year olds.
Parental support initiatives improve literacy of children
A new study produced for the European Commission by independent experts concludes that involving families in literacy programmes is essential to increase the literacy levels of children and adults. The report provides an overview of research and evaluates strategies, policies and initiatives in the field of family literacy, in particular those targeting disadvantaged families. It highlights good practice through case studies of unique and successful initiatives throughout Europe.
What is a disadvantaged senior?
Who are the "disadvantaged seniors" of Europe, and how can they be identified?
EU spends on education to boost jobs
As part of its strategy for boosting employment, the European Commission is aiming to nearly double the number of young people, teachers and researchers who get EU grants for study and training abroad, from 400 000 recipients per year now to almost 800 000 in the future.
Civil Society prize 2011 on Dialogue and participation fostering EU values: integration, diversity, solidarity and tolerance
The European Economic and Social Committee has launched its 2011 Civil Society Prize
Illiteracy rates still way too high in Europe
One in five 15 year olds and many adults in Europe cannot read properly. A new study published by the European Commission shows what countries are doing to improve reading literacy - and where they are falling short.