Education Archives

  • EU calls Spanish claims on new Erasmus funding ‘rubbish’

    Promoted content | Economy & Jobs 12-11-2013

    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'.

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

    Promoted content | Digital & Media 28-10-2013

    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

    Sustainable Development 27-09-2013

    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”.

  • EURACTIV’s interview with Jean Michel Jarre – Extracts

    Promoted content | Economy & Jobs 27-09-2013

    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”.

  • Hangout : The future of Erasmus

    Promoted content | Languages & Culture 23-07-2013

    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. 

     

    Comment on European Parliament Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/europeanparliament

  • Erasmus student programme sets record

    Promoted content | Economy & Jobs 09-07-2013

    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.

  • Youth and Policy: A Healthy Mix?

    Promoted content | Health 20-11-2012

    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?

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