08 septembre 2019

Finland’s services for women victims of violence praised, but criminal offences review needed

Conseil de l'EuropeThe Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO) welcomes Finland´s efforts to increase services to victims, including offering funding for more shelters, but points out in a report published today, that a review of the criminal offences is needed to adequately cover rape, sexual violence, stalking, sexual harassment, female genital mutilation and forced marriage. Finland should incorporate sanctions for all sexual acts without the consent of the victim, including where circumstances preclude valid consent. More...

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Secretary General welcomes release of prisoners by Russia and Ukraine

Conseil de l'EuropeThe Council of Europe welcomes the release of prisoners by Russia and Ukraine today. This is an encouraging step towards the reconciliation of the two member states of the Council of Europe and an important element of the Minsk process. Further steps will be necessary and we are ready to assist Ukraine and Russia in the reconciliation process on the basis of the standards and principles of the European Convention on Human Rights. More...

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It is never too late to invest in teachers’ professionalism

When it comes to the content and pedagogy of the subjects they teach, lower secondary teachers generally feel well prepared, according to results from our latest Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS). But less than half feel well prepared in areas of growing importance, such as using technology in teaching, teaching cross-curricular skills, or teaching in multicultural or multilingual environments. This could be attributed to teachers’ education and training in many countries, which traditionally focus on subject-based instruction, rather than new cross-curricular, problem-solving or project-based forms of teaching. More...

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2nd TeRRIFICA Online Conference “Connecting case studies with future climate action", 19 September

Four months after their 1st successful edition, the TeRRIFICA (Territorial Responsible Research and Innovation Fostering Innovative Climate Action) project is back in the context of climate change and the urgency of mitigating its impacts and adapting to its consequences. This EU-funded project will seek best practices and identify the approaches that are already in place. More...

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The Netherlands: a significant reduction of dropouts in VET; how to proceed?

HomeThe number of students having successfully finished their VET course has risen to almost 84%, concluded the Inspectorate of Education in its 2019 report on the State of Education in the Netherlands. What more can be done to reduce the share of drop-outs even further, now since more than a decade a great number of policy instruments has already been applied. More...

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Belgium: helping young NEETs in Wallonia: over 60% success rate in 2018

HomeOffering NEETs a way to boost their professional prospect, find the training that suits them and land a job: that’s the objective of the ‘Coup de Boost’ project successfully developed in the Charleroi and Mons area since 2016. More...

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Austria: lifelong learning vital for Austrian companies

Home95% of companies see lifelong learning as a (very) important education policy issue in the coming years, as per a recent survey conducted among 500 companies by the platform for occupational CVET. Pure forms of classroom-based training continue to dominate in company-based continuing vocational education and training (CVET). More...

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New Cedefop Executive Director takes up duties

HomeJürgen Siebel took up his duties on 2 September as Cedefop Executive Director. Mr Siebel was selected to the post by the European Commission. He joins Cedefop from the private sector. More...

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Sweden: educating a new generation of VET teachers

HomeWhat happens to a person who leaves a vocation to enter the teaching profession? How are teacher competences developed? These and other related issues that summarising research on VET-teachers are highlighted in a study published in 2019 by the Swedish National Agency for Education. More...

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Human Day à Lille : une journée dédiée à l'humain dans l'entreprise

Focus RH - Gestion de carrière et évolution professionnellePar Stéphane Diebold. La prochaine édition du Human DAY, Journée de l’Humain au coeur de l’entreprise, aura lieu à Lille le 19 septembre prochain. Plus...

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