Tag: education

‘We are desperate’ – Students with disabilities left without solution as pupils return to school

‘We are desperate’ – Students with disabilities left without solution as pupils return to school

| September 4, 2019

Wanting to get an education, but not receiving it: This is the sad reality for tens of thousands of children and teenagers with intellectual disabilities in Europe, according to Inclusion Europe, an organisation advocating for the rights of people with intellectual disabilities. As the term begins in most European countries, pupils with intellectual disabilities still […]

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New report – More work needed to ensure that all children in Europe have access to #QualityEarlyEducation and care

New report – More work needed to ensure that all children in Europe have access to #QualityEarlyEducation and care

| July 8, 2019

The European Commission’s Eurydice network has published its latest report on Key Data on Early Childhood Education and Care in Europe. The report concludes that many European countries are not offering universal access to high quality early childhood education and care. Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Commissioner Tibor Navracsics (pictured) said: “We clearly need to do more to make sure that […]

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Commission celebrates 30th anniversary of #JeanMonnetActivities promoting European studies worldwide

Commission celebrates 30th anniversary of #JeanMonnetActivities promoting European studies worldwide

| June 19, 2019

On 18 June, Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Commissioner Tibor Navracsics (pictured) hosted a high-level event to celebrate 30 years of excellence in teaching and research about the EU. The Jean Monnet Activities are part of the Erasmus+ programme. They are dedicated to promoting excellence in European studies at higher education level around the world, as […]

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May seeks £27 billion boost for #Education – Sunday Telegraph

May seeks £27 billion boost for #Education – Sunday Telegraph

| June 17, 2019

Prime Minister Theresa May is considering pushing through a £27 billion increase to the education budget in her final weeks in power prompting a clash with the finance ministry, the Sunday Telegraph reported, writes Andrew MacAskill. The prime minister is demanding a three-year funding settlement for schools and teachers as part of a bid to shore […]

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#Erasmus+ 2021-2027 – More people to experience learning exchanges in Europe

#Erasmus+ 2021-2027 – More people to experience learning exchanges in Europe

| March 29, 2019

MEPs confirmed on Thursday (28 March) that funds for the next Erasmus+ programme should be tripled to allow more people to take part, better adapting grants to their needs. For the next generation of the Erasmus+ programme, one of Parliament’s main objectives is that more young people take part in the different learning mobility schemes. […]

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#EuropeanEducationArea – 54 alliances vying to become first European universities

#EuropeanEducationArea – 54 alliances vying to become first European universities

| March 12, 2019

The first pilot call under the European Universities Initiative has resulted in applications from 54 alliances, involving more than 300 higher education institutions from 31 European countries including all EU member states. The institutions include comprehensive and research-based universities, universities of applied sciences, technical universities, as well as art and medical schools. Around 80% of the proposed […]

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Three reasons why #Students in Europe prefer private accommodation

Three reasons why #Students in Europe prefer private accommodation

| July 12, 2018

Dorms and university-run student housing used to be the main options for students looking for accommodation when studying abroad or in a new city. Dorms are relatively easy to find even today, mainly because top universities continue to provide them for new and existing students. In reality, however, more students now live in private accommodation […]

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