Weekly Roundup

EPALE’s Insights on Early School Leaving

EPALE’s July focus was the issue of early school leaving.

“55 million people aged 16-65 in Europe have literacy difficulties and many left school before the end of the upper secondary phase.

These statistics are shocking and point to the fact that a change or a significant reform has to be made. EPALE offers new thoughts on looking at the major questions that consider adult education and you can access it here.

 

 


 

Democracy in Education: OER online resources

Media allows us to access colossal amounts of educational information. OER (Open Educational Resources) is a platform with online courses used to organize the learning materials, discuss topics regarding different aspects of education and allow the democratization of education to happen.

“Open Educational Resources (OER) provide a strategic opportunity to improve the quality of education as well as facilitate policy dialogue, knowledge sharing and capacity building.” (UNESCO

Click on this link to read about OER in a nutshell and access the online courses.


 

Erasmus + Unites!

  • 180 000 staff and student exchanges!
  • 83% of higher education students feel more European
  • 85% of EVS participants say they are more aware of common EU values
  • 94% of youth exchanges have reported that they grew more tolerant

Erasmus+ brings a lot of positive changes in our society. See the inspirational spotlights of Erasmus+ programme.

 


Want to Propose a Change? It’s Time.

Calls type: Calls for proposals

Deadline: Wednesday, 4 October 2017

Status: Open

Reference: KA347

The Dialogue between young people and policy makers (KA347) is open and the applicants can submit their proposals online. Applicants who choose to submit the proposals online can follow the Erasmus+ webforms site. Please make sure that you read the guidelines for the call before applying. The deadline for applications is 04/10/2017 12:00:00


 

European Youth Media Days 2017

European Youth Media Days will be taking place from 16th to 18th of October 2017. If you want to become one of the 90 young journalists that will report from the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium about the event, you can fill out this form.

Find out more here.

 

 

 

Prepared by Veronika Zhigailova