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Education & Training in the European Union

Latest news on the European Union's education and training policies.

Importance of mini MBA cores in London 2022 23 June 2022, 17:17 CET
It is no news that undergoing an MBA programme can be a good investment of your time and money, as it can set you up for a bright future ahead and a solid career path.

Types of charts commonly used in forex trading 15 April 2022, 00:13 CET
The trading industry has evolved significantly over the past decade with multiple technologies and techniques being incorporated on a regular basis.

EU issues call to young Europeans to travel 06 April 2022, 22:55 CET
Young people living in Erasmus+ programme countries can apply for one of 35,000 free travel passes to explore Europe, as the EU Commission opened Thursday its first application round of 2022.

EU launches EUR 3.9 bn calls for education exchange programme 25 November 2021, 22:26 CET
The European Commission launched nearly EUR 3.9 billion calls under the EU's Erasmus+ programme Wednesday, for the mobility of young people and cooperation in education, training, youth and sport.

EU offers 60,000 free travel passes to 18-20 yr-olds 13 October 2021, 22:44 CET
The EU is to provide free travel rail passes to 60,000 Europeans aged from 18 to 20 years through its DiscoverEU initiative that gives the opportunity to discover Europe through learning experiences.

Early childhood education and care and the Covid-19 pandemic - Understanding and managing the impact of the crisis on the sector 05 October 2021, 17:54 CET
Participation in high-quality early childhood education and care (ECEC) is essential for the personal development, social integration, successful lifelong learning and later employability of all children. This is why it is so important to improve the quality and effectiveness of ECEC systems across Europe. This report describes how the pandemic was handled in the ECEC sector across Europe.

EU Tenders - Education 08 September 2021, 15:59 CET
Today's EU tenders covering Education business sectors from 'Tenders Electronic Daily' (TED)

EU outlines vision for blended education 09 August 2021, 19:34 CET
The EU Commission outlined measures Thursday to address gaps in education brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, and also longer-term to 'blend' learning environments in primary and secondary education.

Lift-off for EU's EUR 28 bn Erasmus educational programme 31 March 2021, 18:25 CET
The EU Commission adopted Thursday the first work programme of its Erasmus+ education programme, to fund learning mobility and cross-border cooperation projects for 10 million Europeans of all ages.

UK to remain part of Euro-Parliament communication programmes 19 January 2021, 23:49 CET
The European Parliament reaffirmed Tuesday its will to continue to engage with young generations of British citizens as well as EU 27 citizens resident in the UK.

Euroscola 19 January 2021, 23:40 CET
The European Parliament set up the Euroscola project in 1990, thus allowing hundreds of thousands of high-school students to participate in a simulation exercise of the work of MEPs.

International Conference on Computer Supported Education (Prague, Czech Republic, from 23 April 2021, 09:00 CET to 25 April 2021, 17:00 CET) —
CSEDU 2021, the 13th International Conference on Computer Supported Education, takes place in Prague, Czech Republic on 23 - 25 April, 2021.

European Skills Agenda 01 July 2020, 21:25 CET
The Commission presented on 1 July the European Skills Agenda for sustainable competitiveness, social fairness and resilience. It sets ambitious, quantitative objectives for upskilling (improving existing skills) and reskilling (training in new skills) to be achieved within the next 5 years.

Youth Employment Support 01 July 2020, 21:17 CET
The European Commission is taking action on 1 July to give young people all possible opportunities to develop their full potential to shape the future of the EU, and thrive in the green and digital transitions.

Students: connect to nature in the time of COVID-19 through new "Earth School" 22 April 2020, 23:10 CET
With more than 1.5 bn learners hit by COVID-19 school closures, a UN Environment Programme coalition has launched 'Earth School' to provide free, high-quality educational content for students and teachers.

EU's Erasmus education programme benefits 10 million 29 January 2020, 23:13 CET
More than 10 million young people have taken part in Erasmus, the EU's programme to support and strengthen education, training, youth and sport in Europe, according to its annual report, out Tuesday.

Erasmus+ Annual Report 2018 - background guide 28 January 2020, 17:15 CET
The European Commission published on 28 January the Erasmus+ Annual Report 2018, covering the fifth year of Erasmus+, the European Union's flagship programme to support and strengthen education, training, youth and sport in Europe.

20,000 young people set for free EU travel passes 16 January 2020, 17:40 CET
Around 20,000 18-year-olds are set to receive a travel pass under the fourth and latest round of DiscoverEU, the opportunity to explore Europe which attracted some 75,000 applications from across Europe.

DiscoverEU - background guide 15 January 2020, 22:59 CET
Around 20,000 18-year-olds are receiving a travel pass under the fourth and latest round of DiscoverEU, which attracted some 75,000 applications from across Europe.

Free EU travel passes for 20,000 young people next summer 07 November 2019, 23:27 CET
18-year-olds in the EU have until 28 November to apply for the latest round of DiscoverEU travel passes, launched Thursday, which give them the opportunity to travel across Europe for free.

Erasmus+: EU publishes 2020 student exchange programme call 06 November 2019, 22:57 CET
The EU Commission published Tuesday its 2020 call for proposals for the Erasmus+ programme - opportunities for young Europeans to study and train abroad - with an expected budget of over EUR 3 billion.

Stages - Traineeship 02 October 2019, 23:28 CET
Trainees work all over the European Commission/Services/Agencies mostly in Brussels, but also in Luxembourg and across the European Union. The content of the job depends on the service you are assigned to. You may, for example, work in the field of competition law, human resources, environmental policy etc.

Education and Training Monitor EU analysis, volume 1 2019 27 September 2019, 11:54 CET
Published as a European Commission Staff Working Document, the Education and Training Monitor presents a yearly evaluation of education and training system across Europe. The report brings together the latest data, technical reports and studies, as well as examples of policy measures from different EU countries. Volume 1 offers a cross-national and thematic analysis. Volume 2 consists of 28 individual country reports.

European Prevention Curriculum: a handbook for decision-makers, opinion-makers and policy-makers in science-based prevention of substance use 24 September 2019, 23:19 CET
This handbook has been developed with the primary purpose of providing specific reference material for the European Prevention Curriculum (EUPC) training courses. It also serves to provide a more general introduction to prevention science and, in particular, to science-based interventions. The training curriculum has been developed by a European project entitled UPC-Adapt, which was co-funded by the European Commission.

Digital Education at School in Europe - Eurydice Report 12 September 2019, 17:12 CET
Acknowledging the key role school education plays in preparing young people for a tech-driven world, this report sheds light on two different but complementary perspectives of digital education: the development of digital competences relevant to learners and teachers on the one hand, and the pedagogical use of technologies to support, improve and transform learning and teaching on the other. The report provides indicators on the development of students' digital competence through school curricula and teacher-specific digital competences, the assessment of students' digital competences and the use of technology for assessment in general, and finally, on the strategic approaches to digital education and specifically policies supporting schools in this matter. While the four main chapters provide policy-makers, researchers and the education community with comparative information on the current school digital education policies across Europe, the annexes add specific information by country, on school curricula, teacher competence frameworks, top-level strategies and agencies supporting digital education at school.