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May launches review of high UK #UniversityFees, promising fairer deal

May launches review of high UK #UniversityFees, promising fairer deal

| February 20, 2018

Britain could reduce the burden of university fees on students and bring back grants for their living expenses, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday (19 February), under pressure to lure younger voters a year after they cost her her parliamentary majority, write Paul Sandle and David Milliken. May’s predecessor David Cameron, a fellow Conservative, […]

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EU steps up support to #education for all with €100 million

EU steps up support to #education for all with €100 million

| December 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

International Cooperation and Development Commissioner Neven Mimica announced on 5 December the EU’s additional contribution of €100 million to replenish the Global Partnership for Education. The new funding comes on top of the €375m already committed in 2014. This support will help to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and to promote lifelong learning opportunities […]

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#Education and training in Europe: Inequality remains a challenge

#Education and training in Europe: Inequality remains a challenge

| November 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

The 2017 edition of the Commission’s Education and Training Monitor, published on 9 November, shows that national education systems are becoming more inclusive and effective. Yet it also confirms that students’ educational attainment largely depends on their socio-economic backgrounds. The European Commission supports member states in ensuring that their education systems deliver – the data […]

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Battling over #glyphosate in Brussels

Battling over #glyphosate in Brussels

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

The long-running saga around glyphosate, the active ingredient in popular weed killers like RoundUp, will likely continue to roil Brussels through the German elections in September. Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis has demanded a qualified majority vote on whether to extend the licence for the chemical, despite the fact that all of […]

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#Europe Lab: July Agreement in #Gdańsk

#Europe Lab: July Agreement in #Gdańsk

“The spirit of the International Civil Forum “Pilorama” I experienced at “Perm-36” has been transferred to “Europe Lab”, – said Michael Hunt, a theater and opera director, who had staged Ludwig van Beethoven’s “Fidelio” on the territory of the former camp in 2010 and shared his impressions from those times and beyond at the evening talk […]

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#EUReporter more influential and trusted than The Guardian, Der Spiegel and Le Monde

#EUReporter more influential and trusted than The Guardian, Der Spiegel and Le Monde

The annual survey of which are the most-read or watched media and social media for news on EU issues – and which are viewed as the most influential – was unveiled in the ComRes/Burson-Marsteller 2017 EU Media Survey on What Influences the Influencers. Burson-Marsteller CEO Karen Massin and ComRes Associate Director Meghan Oliver outlined the […]

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New schools: #LearningForLife in 21st century

New schools: #LearningForLife in 21st century

| June 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

In the aftermath of the Brexit vote, the election of Donald Trump to the highest seat in American politics, and a widespread resurgence of populist politics across Europe and the US, the West seems to have been delivered a wake-up call: issues of unemployment, underemployment and the struggles of the working class remain, despite appearances, […]

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