Press Releases 2010
The debate on the future of Europe is coming to Cyprus on Thursday 28 November.
What are the advantages of open educational resources and massive open online course (MOOCs)? How can students benefit more from increased international cooperation in higher education? What role can the EU play in ensuring independent regulation of the media? How can more people be encouraged to exercise to improve their health? These and many more topics will be discussed at the Education, Youth, Culture and Sport Council on 25–26 November.
Three higher education institutions which receive funding through the Erasmus programme are named today as winners of the 2013 European Erasmus Awards.
Erasmus+, the new EU programme for education, training, youth and sport, due to begin in January, was approved today by the European Parliament.
Today, the European Commission, together with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), is launching a new online self-assessment tool for universities to measure how entrepreneurial they are.
The public and private sectors need to work much closer together in the fight against youth unemployment and invest more in equipping young people with the skills and training they need. This was the message from Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, at the launch of 'Nestlé needs YOUth', a new initiative inspired by the Commission's European Alliance for Apprenticeships.
Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, and Namsoo Seo, Minister of Education of the Republic of Korea, today signed an agreement to strengthen higher education partnerships between the European Union and Korea.
The first sites to receive the new European Heritage Label (EHL) were named today by the independent selection panel set up by the European Commission.
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European culture, cinema, television, music, literature, performing arts, heritage and related areas will benefit from increased support under the European Commission's new Creative Europe programme, which was approved by the European Parliament today.
European Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou has thanked the public for their "fantastic support'" at the Cyprus Unplugged benefit concert which took place at the Palais des Beaux Arts (Bozar) in Brussels on 9 November.
Licences for Europe: industry pledges solutions to make more content available in the Digital Single Market
The closing event of the Licences for Europe stakeholder dialogue, brokered by the European Commission, will take place today in Brussels. The dialogue was jointly led by Commissioners Michel Barnier (Internal Market and Services), Neelie Kroes (Digital Agenda) and Androulla Vassiliou (Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth).
Is Europe becoming a less cultural continent? The findings of a new Eurobarometer survey on cultural access and participation – the first on the topic since 2007 – suggest this may be the case.
The winners of the first @diversity Awards, which recognise outstanding examples of ICT innovation to promote culture, were announced by Androulla Vassiliou, Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, at the European Culture Forum in Brussels today.