On the 7th of December, OBESSU was awarded the 3rd Civil Society Prize during the plenary session of the European Economic and Social Committee for the ‘Light on the Rights’ Bus Tour project.
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OBESSU attends Early School Leaving Thematic Working Group
OBESSU has been invited to be part of the European Commission’s Thematic Working Group on Early-School Leaving. The group was created in line with the Europe 2020 and Education and Training 2020 target of lowering to 10% the rate of early school leavers. The working group is composed of government representatives from the EU member states but also Iceland, Turkey, Norway and Croatia, as well as representatives of European NGOs (as OBESSU, European Parents’ Association – EPA, Teachers’ trade unions – ETUCE) and researchers. OBESSU is the only representative of learners in the group and our presence and contribution is, therefore, highly important. Read more »