11 novembre 2017

Eurydice Brief:Key Data on Teaching Languages at School in Europe

European Commission logoIn an age where learning several languages is a necessity for many people and offers endless opportunities to all, there have been a number of reforms in recent years with regards to foreign language learning. This new Eurydice Brief on Key Data on Teaching Languages at School in Europe 2017  builds on a comprehensive report on teaching languages at school in Europe and includes information on research works and EU policy documents. It presents a state of play of the existing policies on key aspects of foreign language teaching and concludes with further routes which could be explored to encourage language teaching at primary and secondary level in the future. More...

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A new proposal to promote the quality and effectiveness of apprenticeships

European Commission logoEvery year, over 100,000 VET learners are supported by Erasmus+ to take part in exchanges, and most of them undertake a short-term placement in a company or a workplace. The new ErasmusPRO initiative within Erasmus+ will boost the long-term work placements abroad (between 3 and 12 months). In this context, the new European Framework may become a useful reference point. More...

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What is EQAVET? 5 examples of funded projects

European Commission logoEQAVET, short for ‘European Quality Assurance in Vocational Education and Training’, is a community of practice which brings together Member States, social partners and the European Commission to develop and improve quality assurance in VET. It is based on the European Quality Assurance Reference Framework, a key element of European policy for VET, which aims at improving the general quality of VET provision. More...

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Time to teach the teacher: an example from Palestine

European Commission logoThe ‘Raising the Quality of Teacher Education Programmes in Palestine’ project (RQTEPP) is doing just that. With funding from the ‘Capacity-building in Higher Education’ action of Erasmus+, a British coordinator, together with a Finnish and Dutch partner, is working with 3 Palestinian universities in Gaza and the West Bank to reform their Primary Education degree programme. More...

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The EFFECT project: peer-exchange to enhance teaching and learning

European Commission logoEnhancing the quality and relevance of higher education teaching and learning is a top priority in most European universities.
Many of them are already implementing innovative strategies to take teaching and learning to the next level. Learn about one of them: the EFFECT project. More...

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Coming up! The Education and Training Monitor 2017

European Commission logoSupported by a wide array of evidence, the annual Education and Training Monitor captures the evolution of education in Europe.
The Education and Training Monitor will be launched on 9 November 2017. More...

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Attracting adult learners with culture and technology

European Commission logoA crucial component of quality in adult education is a learner-centred approach, adapted to the needs and expectations of the specific learners. With support from the Erasmus+ programme, many adult education providers have been able to develop and test such approaches. More...

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Are schools making the most of digital technologies?

European Commission logoThe European Commission has launched the trial version of a new tool to support schools in using digital technologies. 600 schools from 14 countries have the opportunity to try the new 'SELFIE' tool in this pilot phase, before it is finalised and made available to interested schools in Europe early 2018. More...

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Education and Training Monitor 2017 is released today

European Commission logoThis year's edition of the Education and Training Monitor has just been presented to the media on 9 November 2017 by Tibor Navracsics, the Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, at a press conference in Brussels. More...

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Inspiring examples of language learning for adults

European Commission logoTeaching languages to adults is an exciting task but not an easy one: specific methodologies and material are needed. The Erasmus+ programme helps teachers explore innovative ways to get the job done. More...

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