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Bruxelles ma belle: second Board Meeting of the year!

On the 9th and 10th of April the Board of OBESSU met in Brussels for the second Board Meeting of the year.
We discussed a lot of things on the agenda, and because we are nice and really addicted to TV series we know the rule about not giving spoilers so it will have to be you to go through the minutes to find out exactly what we discussed and what were the outcomes!
And please, have a look at this very nice video we filmed while in Brussels! Read more >>>

Transforming our world: focus on Sustainable Development Goals!

Post-2015 agenda is a plan made by member states of the United Nations to end poverty, combat climate change and fight injustice and inequality. The plan includes 17 goals which – if reached – will transform our world into one of prosper, just and well-being.
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OBESSU News

Call for prep-team members for the Summer School 2016: Democracy and Active Participation

OBESSU has begun the preparations for the upcoming Summer School: Democracy and Active Participation, that will take place in Germany, 2nd – 8th July 2016.
We are now very happy to open the call for two members of the preparatory team who will be in charge of shaping the programme of the event and to facilitate it together with two OBESSU Board member and a member of the OBESSU Pool of Trainers. The team will also be supported by the OBESSU secretariat.
Deadline: 8th May 2016 – Midnight (CET). Read more >>>

Training of Trainers and PoT meeting in Sarajevo

From the 1st to the 4th of April, OBESSU organised a Training of Trainers on Education for Democratic Citizenship in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, within the framework of the Tools in Schools – Students Get Organised! one-year-long project funded in 2016 by the European Youth Foundation of the Council of Europe.
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Call for Project and Policy Officer!

OBESSU is looking for a Project and Policy Officer who will be in charge of OBESSU’s projects and policy work  under the  supervision  of  the  OBESSU  Secretary  General  and  in  cooperation  with  other  members  of  the  OBESSU Secretariat, in Brussels – Belgium.
Deadline:  29th April 2016, 23:59 CET.
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VET News

Young Women in Vocational, Education and Training - VET

This is the sixth article in the series of articles initiated by the Working Group on Vocational Education and Training (VET).
Education is, in my opinion, one of the most important areas that define the value of a society. This value is of course measured in different terms – one of them being the economic growth. It is then understandable that the quality of Vocational Education and Training sector is a significant indicator of country’s development. It allows young students to become independent, be ready for the labour market and generate their incomes directly. Read more >>>

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OBESSU – The Organising Bureau of European School Student Unions is the platform for cooperation between the national school student unions active in general secondary and secondary vocational education in Europe. It was founded in April 1975 in Dublin, Ireland and brings together Member, Candidate and Affiliate Organisations from around 20 European countries. All Member Organisations are independent, national, representative and democratic school student organisations.