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Commission supports youth organizations’ response to the #Coronavirus crisis

Commission supports youth organizations’ response to the #Coronavirus crisis

| May 13, 2020

The European Commission has published its 2020 ‘European Youth Together’ call for proposals under the Erasmus+ programme. With an expected budget of €5 million, this initiative will support Europe-wide networks of youth organisations active at grassroots level. The coronavirus crisis means many young people are disconnected from their peers and normal daily activities, whilst also facing uncertainties […]

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International collaboration in the field of #ICT research is a central cog in the wheel in tackling the global challenges of today

International collaboration in the field of #ICT research is a central cog in the wheel in tackling the global challenges of today

| May 11, 2020

  Researchers and scientists from all over the world are working together to find a vaccine to combat Coronavirus. Companies from Europe, China, USA, Australia and Canada are at the forefront in seeking to find medical solutions to tackle Covid-19. But there is one common denominator in the work of all these specific research programmes. […]

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How #COVID-19 affects #Erasmus and #EUSolidarityCorps

How #COVID-19 affects #Erasmus and #EUSolidarityCorps

The COVID-19 pandemic has also affected the 170,000 young people involved in Erasmus+ or the European Solidarity Corps. Find out how the EU is helping them. Education has been hard hit by the COVID-19 crisis. Travel restrictions and the closing of universities mean participants in cross-border mobility programmes, such as the Erasmus+ student exchange and the European […]

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#COVID-19 shines a light on inequality, Britain’s elite Eton College says

#COVID-19 shines a light on inequality, Britain’s elite Eton College says

The coronavirus outbreak will usher in profound change akin to the societal transformation that followed the two World Wars because of mounting anger about inequality, said the head of Eton, Britain’s most elite fee-paying school, writes Guy Faulconbridge. The virus, which emerged in China, has killed more than 235,000 people, wrought profound economic damage across […]

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#COVID-19 – #DigitalLearning needs to benefit all children when schools close

#COVID-19 – #DigitalLearning needs to benefit all children when schools close

| May 1, 2020

As of mid-April, UNESCO estimated that 190 countries had closed schools nationwide because of the COVID-19 pandemic, affecting more than 90% of enrolled students worldwide. While some schools are open in Europe, in certain regions it’s already confirmed that classrooms will stay empty for the rest of this term. As a result, many education systems have shifted to […]

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#Coronavirus – UK minister says no decision on reopening schools has been taken

#Coronavirus – UK minister says no decision on reopening schools has been taken

| April 20, 2020

British Education Minister Gavin Williamson (pictured) said on Sunday (19 April) that no decision had been taken on when to reopen schools, as the coronavirus lockdown enters a fourth week,writes Andy Bruce. “I can reassure schools and parents that they will only reopen when the scientific advice indicates it is the right time to do […]

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#Huawei Europe showcases EU science

#Huawei Europe showcases EU science

| April 9, 2020

To mark its 20th year in Europe, the Chinese global leader in mobile technology, Huawei, is opening a worldwide audience to share knowledge. More than 20 European science teams will be invited to shoot videos about their work, writes Colin Stevens. It will then be shown on Guokr.com – the official partner of the Huawei […]

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