Education

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Economy & Jobs 23-11-2017

Multi-country research proves great impact of entrepreneurship education

The ICEE is a multi-country research project and large field trial on the impact of entrepreneurship education programmes, such as mini-companies in schools.

Economy & Jobs 14-07-2017

The Wisdom of Erasmus: What next for Europe’s Youth?

The Erasmus programme has been one of Europe’s most successful instruments of education and integration. Its structure, range and funding are currently going through another round of development, with a massive budget increase likely.

Digital skills 31-05-2017

Europe, young talent and the future of work: Employability in the face of technological disruption

With youth unemployment still high in Europe, many companies report difficulties in attracting talent with the right skills.

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Digital Transformation in the Global Era: New Skills for Jobs and Growth
Digital 31-03-2017

Digital transformation in the global era: New skills for jobs and growth

As the pace of technology continues to advance, tech figures, app developers, education, industry and public policy leaders gathered in Brussels to find out how businesses can make the most of the mobile economy.

The Youth Guarantee in Spain: How does it work?
Economy & Jobs 07-03-2017

The Youth Guarantee in Spain: How does it work?

More than 4.2 million young people are unemployed in Europe today, with Spain among the worst affected countries. The EU launched the Youth Guarantee as an attempt to turn this situation around, but how does it work? EuroEFE reports.

Economy & Jobs 03-02-2017

Europe’s youth and the European Parliament

The economic burden of an ageing population will be carried by today's young Europeans. But are they equipped for the future? What can the European Parliament do to help?

Economy & Jobs 31-01-2017

Debate: Youth policy in the European Union

At a time of crisis across Europe, how can young people keep their faith in the European project?

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Professional skills development at the LSE European Institute
Economy & Jobs 18-01-2017

MSc Global Europe: Culture & Conflict at the LSE European Institute

How do you get a job in an increasingly competitive job market? Employers are looking for candidates with the transferrable skills to transition from education to career.

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Euro & Finance 24-03-2015

European Money Week 2015: promoting financial education

To help raise awareness on the importance of financial education, the European Banking Federation, together with its members in more than 20 European countries, organized the first-ever European Money Week from Monday 9 March to Friday 13 March 2015.

Euro & Finance 09-03-2015

‘There is an important role for women in finance’, expert says

Women are disproportionately more likely than men to answer “I do not know' to finance-related questions, said Academic director of the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Centre Annamaria Lusardi during the launch of EU Money Week in Brussels.

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Economy & Jobs 04-03-2015

David Miliband: The most valuable resource to fight Ebola is local staff and leaders

The Ebola epidemic has been beaten back by local community education, mobilization and organization led by trusted figures in the diverse communities in West Africa, David Miliband, President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee, said in a speech on Wednesday (3 March).

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Global Europe 10-10-2014

EU congratulates Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai

“I do not agree with what you have to say, but I will defend to the death, your right to say it.”

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Economy & Jobs 10-07-2014

Erasmus students programme breaks new record, Commission says

Nearly 270 000 students benefitted from EU grants to study or train abroad in 2012-2013, according to new data released by the European Commission on Thursday, setting a new record for the Erasmus Programme.

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Economy & Jobs 13-05-2014

Commission welcomes new international university ranking

The launch of a new global university ranking, set up with €2 million in EU funding was welcomed by the European Commission on Monday. U-multirank assesses the performance of more than 850 higher education institutions worldwide by producing multi-dimensional listings rating universities on a wider range of factors than existing international rankings.

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Economy & Jobs 30-01-2014

EP Best of 2013: main events and legislative work

Video highlights of the European Parliament's work throughout 2013, grouped by theme: More Europe, Legislative Work, Foreign Relations, and Education & Culture.
 

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Economy & Jobs 10-12-2013

The CLEAR Project by Andy Westwood

The project CLEAR aims at improving lifelong learning strategies, by designing a pedagogical framework so as to raise awareness on the importance of creativity to empower individuals and to transfer and develop innovation in organisations.
CLEAR will analyse policies and approaches to develop creativity in partner countries and will collect good practices realised in the three sectors of the learning chain: scientific and technology academic education, post academic/ executive/non academic higher education, continuous training, with the aim to share and transfer them.

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Economy & Jobs 20-11-2013

Erasmus+ wants to reach more than university students

A new and updated version of the European exchange programme will be accessible to more people and received a 40% budget.

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Economy & Jobs 12-11-2013

EU calls Spanish claims on new Erasmus funding ‘rubbish’

Brussels contradicted the statement sent out on Monday by the Spanish Minister of Culture Jose Ignacio Wert, after he suggested that new EU funding criteria will see the number of Spanish Erasmus students reduced by half next year.
In one of the harshest attacks on the Spanish government that has recently come out of Brussels, the Commission described the minister's words as 'rubbish'.

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Digital 28-10-2013

Open and Connected Learning: How to improve and expand education through technology

While the digital revolution has led to an increase in educational resources via the Internet, European education systems are still unable to integrate ICT in their mainstream practices.

A Commission initiative titled 'Opening up Education' aims at enhancing education and skills development through new technologies.

 

How can a coherent infrastructure and use of ICT in schools be achieved across Member States?

 

What are the main reasons for not fully exploiting new digital resources such as &#

EURACTIV’s interview with Jean Michel Jarre – Full interview

More than ever, culture should be one of the keys for sustainable development, but the “administrative monster” of the EU often relegates it at a second rank, world-known musician and composer Jean Michel Jarre told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview. He also praised his country France for promoting the “cultural exception”.

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Economy & Jobs 27-09-2013

EURACTIV’s interview with Jean Michel Jarre – Extracts

More than ever, culture should be one of the keys for sustainable development, but the “administrative monster” of the EU often relegates it at a second rank, world-known musician and composer Jean Michel Jarre told EURACTIV in an exclusive interview. He also praised his country France for promoting the “cultural exception”.

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Languages & Culture 23-07-2013

Hangout : The future of Erasmus

In this first Hangout from the European Parliament, participants and social media commentators can ask Doris Pack (EPP) about the EU's exchange programme Erasmus. 

 

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Economy & Jobs 09-07-2013

Erasmus student programme sets record

The EU’s top education official, Androulla Vassiliou, has called for a revamped Erasmus student exchange programme to place more emphasis on youth employability in the coming years, as the European Commission reveals a record 253,000 students took part in the programme last year.

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Health 20-11-2012

Youth and Policy: A Healthy Mix?

A stakeholder workshop organized by Fondation EURACTIV to explore issues surrounding the protection of young people in the policy debate.
Participants were asked to contribute to a range of ideas designed not to answer all the questions relating to youth and health policies, but to provide a blueprint for how such issues can be addressed in the future. Such issues include:
Can an age be defined when a young person is no longer "vulnerable"?
What is the best long-term approach: regulation and protection or education and empowerment?