EURO local project: Gaining visibility in the UK
The Higher Education European Funding Services (HEEFS) recently showcased EuroLocal as an example of a EU-project.
EURO local project: presentation in Botswana
The Eurolocal partners got their first opportunity to present details of
the work to other interested parties at the 9th PASCAL
International Observatory conference in Gaborone, Botswana.
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.
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
The Economic Crisis, Education and the Labour Market
EcoSoc, the European Economic and Social Committee organised a conference in Brussels last Tuesday on the topic of the economic crisis. For the first time, EAEA was invited to invited to a panel at an ecosoc event.
Resource: Creating a climate for literacy
Worldwide, one in five adults are not literate, and millions of children leave school without acquiring the basic literacy and numeracy skills. This situation leads millions of children and youth to an uncertain future with few dreams, little hope, and limited aspirations in life.
Europe to be age-friendly by 2020?
On the eve of the launch of the European Year on Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations, the EY2012 Coalition presents its joint Manifesto and Road Map and urges all relevant actors at local, national and European level to seize the momentum of the European Year 2012 to commit to creating an age-friendly European Union that will allow everyone to live, learn, work and age with dignity.
European Cooperation in Education and Training to support implementation of the Europe 2020 strategy
On 20th December, the Commission adopted the draft Joint Report of the Council and the Commission "Education and Training in a smart, sustainable and inclusive Europe", on the implementation of the Strategic Framework for European Cooperation in education and training ("ET2020").
UK: NIACE reacts to the Skills for Life Survey
Responding to the publication of the 2011 Skills for Life Survey: Headline Findings by the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills on Thursday 1 December 2011, Carol Taylor, NIACE Director for Research and Development, said
Research on launching National Stakeholders´ Forums and Platforms
EUCIS-LLL launched a survey on the feasibility of setting up National Stakeholders´ Forums and Platforms as concrete tools to facilitate a dialogue between civil society organizations and policy-makers on European cooperation in education and training.