Weekly Roundup

school education gatewayMigration and teachers

As a teacher, the change in the world in the form of migration can be directly reflected in the classroom. To make the new additions to the classroom feel equally as welcome as the ones that had already been there, a three step article that addresses teachers and mobility, and gives ideas for actions to undertake.

Read the article here.


eu surveyPoll on arts

Teachers, fill in this poll and show your appreciation (or the opposite) for using the arts for learning purposes! Currently, a poll is open to find out about your views of the arts, and whether you think it is a priority for school education. The poll can be taken in 23 different languages, and will be open until the 15th of July.

More information and the poll can be found here.


geneva2018Geneva 2018

Europe’s largest international higher education conference will take place in Geneva, Switzerland this year. The conference will take place from the 11th until the 14th of September 2018, at Palexpo (Palais des Expositions et des Congrès). The theme is ‘Facing Outward’.

For more information and how to register can be found here.


discovereu#DiscoverEU

The registration period for the #DiscoverEU contest for the traveling tickets has opened! This means that any 18 year-old is able to attempt to receive the traveling tickets, through the website of #DiscoverEU. On this website you can find a FAQ sheet to help you with any questions you may have. But be quick, the deadline for application is the 26th of June!

Click here for more information.

 


eaeaIs adult education still important to the European Commission?

Given that the target group of adult education is a rather large share of the overall population of Europe, an equally large share of the budget could be expected to be allocated to adult education. However, this is not the case at all. The EAEA has written a compelling article about this strange phenomenon.

Read the article here.

 


digital opportunityDigital opportunities traineeships

The digital opportunities traineeship initiative was created to give 6,000 young people the opportunity to explore and learn more about the digital environment through a work placement. Students and recent graduates receive the opportunity to strengthen your skills in cyber-security or digital marketing.

For more information click here.


youth wikiYouth Wiki

Have you used Youth Wiki yet? The Youth Wiki is Europe’s online encyclopedia in the area of the Member States’ youth policies. The online database contains of all sorts of relevant data and is accessible to everyone. The purpose of Youth Wiki is to help national governments and the EU in their decision-making on youth policies through providing data.

Interested in all the data? Check it all out here.


this time im votingYes, this time I’m voting

A new initiative has been set up called “Yes, this time I’m voting” with the aim of increasing voter turnout in the European elections of 2019. Through the initiative you will receive emails about relevant information regarding the European election campaigns and how to get involved.

Does this sound interesting? Click here to find out more.

 

 

Prepared by  Tessa Verheij