LMS Winter forum: Activism inspires to grow!
Just after the New Year, on the 4th of January, about 300 school activists from 23 of Lithuania’s cities, were at the Republic of Lithuanian Presidential house for the opening of the traditional LMS (Lietuvos Moksleiviu Sajunga) event: the 2013 of the Winter Forum! This year topic was “What should a school activist know?” Read more »
19th Union of Hungarian High-school Students from Romania (Makosz) General Assembly
The Union of Hungarian High-school Students from Romania (Makosz) successfully hosted their 19th General Assembly (GA) between the 14th and 16th of December, in Satu Mare together with the SzameDT. It gathered together 65 delegates from 11 different counties. Read more »
GSSUA starts working at policy level
The Georgian School Students Unions Alliance (GSSUA) invited 300 school student representatives from Student Councils and School Civic Clubs to meet the Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia on 12th December 2012. Organizing this meeting was a huge success for GSSUA because they took the first steps towards student participation in the decision-making process in Georgia. Read more »
March for student rights in Bulgaria
Despite the chilly weather in Bulgaria in mid-December, a group of students marched in support of student rights and student representation in decision-making at the local and national level. This march was organised not only to remind decision-makers about student rights, but also to promote the Bulgarian National Student Council.
OBESSU’s “A Manual for School Students” translated into Georgian!
The Georgian School Students Unions’ Alliance (GSSUA) has, after seven months of hard work, launched the Georgian version of OBESSU’s “A Manual for School Students”. Since GSSUA is still a young organization, the Manual is very helpful for newcomers and the whole organization in developing skills and offering knowledge needed in a school student union. Read more »
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VET Campaign News
Trends in VET policies in Europe
CEDEFOP (the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training)
summarised the Vocational Education and Training (VET ) policies from the past two years into a publication called “Trends in VET policies in Europe 2010-2012 ”.
This publication examines the progress made in European policies towards the objectives of the Bruges communiqué (2010).
Vocational Education and Training has been discussed widely, but what exactly has been done? Some of the keywords in the trends are skills
. Read more...
YOUvet -training for YOUng campaigners for VET starting soon!
The long-waited YOUvet training is just around the corner! On 11th February 2013 the participants from over 10 different countries will get together online to start the training. First four weeks participants will spend learning online and then fly to Brussels to conclude what was learned during the month online and plan the next steps: how to use the new skills and knowledge gained to promote and work for Vocational Education and Training at the national
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How is education structured in Europe?
How long does the secondary education last in Finland? How old are students in secondary education in France? These questions about the structure of different European education systems are now answered in the recent publication “The structure of the European education systems 2012/13: schematic diagrams”. Read more »
Debating Europe launched “Debating Europe Schools”