Young Filmmakers Competition
Fell that you have good movie making ideas and skills? Then the EU wants to hear from you, as it gives an opportunity to make your own #EUandME short film. Winners will be nicely awarded and mentored by top European directors. Only individual entries will be accepted. Deadline: 31 October 2018.
Click here in order to find more information and the application.
Webinar: Entrepreneurial Learning in a Digital Age
The modern world stimulates us not to lag behind it. For example, as entrepreneurship and digital education are getting more relevant across the world, everyone have an interest to improve their knowledge in these fields. Therefore, people offer a lot of ways of learning: lectures, short films, webinars and etc. One of the webinars will be organized on the 20th of September.
Interested? Click here.
European Vocational Skills Week 2018
This initiative will be organized for the third time with its culmination taking place in Austria’s capital from 5 to 9 November 2018. The main objectives of it is to make vocational education and training for quality skills and jobs more attractive. It is important to note that project coordinators encourage stakeholders to register their events. These are planned to be held between 1 September and 31 December 2018.
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The Finnish ‘Taikoja’ project calls people to join it in celebrating International Literacy Day. One of the ways to do so is to participate in the challenge. The point of it is to share a photo on social media, in which people could see how literacy is present in one’s everyday life. It is important to attract everyone’s attention because literacy is still not fully mastered among societies.
More information can be found here.
Ireland International Conference on Education
The conference is dedicated to the advancement of practices and theory in education. More precisely, EPALE states that the objective is ‘to provide an opportunity for academicians and professionals from various educational fields with cross-disciplinary interests to bridge the knowledge gap, promote research esteem and the evolution of pedagogy.’ Coordinators invite certain papers that will be discussed during the conference, which will take part in April 23-26, 2019.
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Online Course on Intergenerational Learning
Would you like to learn more about how to bridge a generation gap? Through this online course you will be able to learn about intergenerational practice with older adults (65+ years old) and young children (0-8 years old). It is suitable for teachers, volunteers, community development workers. By the way, after successfully completing the course you can receive a Certificate of Achievement!
Click here to find the course.
Education Talks: Changing Schools Education Systems
In May, School Education Gateway attended the ‘Inspiring Change’ conference and interviewed Graham Donaldson, Honorary Professor at the University of Glasgow. During this interview, he enthusiastically presented his thoughts on sustainable and systemic change. It is worth to devote your 5min.+ to receive new insights.
The interview is posted here.
5 Strategies for Learning Online
Teachers usually have busy and not flexible work schedules. This reason complicates their professional development. Therefore, online learning has become an alternative to face-to-face workshops and conferences. Online courses can be overwhelming as well, and School Education Gateway offers 5 strategies to make most of those courses.
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Prepared by Rimvydas Burba