AE Trends and issues at the European Parliament
More than 80 persons; MEPs, representatives from the Commission and other European institutions as well as lobbyists and members of EAEA, attended the annual EAEA reception, held at the European Parliament on April 25, 2006.
The UK´s Largest Festival of Learning
The countdown has begun to the start of the largest festival of learning in the UK
. Adult Learners´ Week - which runs from 20th - 26th May 2006 and is organised by the NIACE - is an ideal opportunity for adults to consider how learning can transform their lives.
To keep up the momentum of the successful World Summit
on Information Society (Tunis
, 16-18 November 2005), the European Commission has set out today its priorities for implementing the international policy commitments made at the Summit
Civil society in China
On 20 and 21 April 2006, the EESC welcomed a delegation from the Economic and Social Council of China
Are you representative?
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is launching an online consultation on the representativeness of European civil society organisations.
Recognition of competencies in Socio-Cultural work
The Flemish EAEA Member Socius has published a position paper on "Recognition of acquired competencies in non-formal adult education"
Finnish Presidency to shed light on Council workings
The upcoming Finnish presidency is set to promote access to documents, ensure efficient communications and enhance the transparency of decision-making and proceedings of the Council.
European universities criticise EIT proposal
Higher education stakeholders across Europe
say that the operational structure currently proposed for the European Institute of Technology will lead to "institutional and intellectual fragmentation of Europe
EU budget deal reached
The European Council reached agreement on an overall figure of 862,4 billion euros for the EU's long-term budget in December 2005.
European Coalition for Community Living
Many people with disabilities across Europe are still being placed in long-term institutional care and are thus denied any opportunity to exercise their rights and live their lives on equal footing with other European citizens.
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Analysis: Employment and Competitiveness - The Key Role of Education
In this policy briefing entitled Employment and Competitiveness - The Key Role of Education, Daniel Gros, Director of the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), looks into the link between skills and employment in the context of the Lisbon agenda.
EU listens - but is anybody speaking?
A discussion forum, set up in 20 languages, is now available for the discussion on the future of Europe. So far three areas has been set up.
EAEA in Nederlands
As you have probably noticed, the language versions of EAEA keep growing.
Education for Democratic Citizenship toolbox
This EDC - TOOLBOX is the result of an Education for Democratic Citizenship project ("EDC-multipliers" - the project was carried out within the framework of the Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe) that started in 2001 as a co-operation between EDC-related institutions from Albania, Austria, Montenegro, Romania and Serbia.
EAEA Statement on Key Competencies proposal
The EAEA statement on the proposal for a Recommendation of the European Parliament and of the Council on key competences for lifelong learning is now online.