Press Releases 2010
More needs to be done to encourage 'media literacy' among children, according to Androulla Vassiliou, the European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth. This will be her main message when she visits 'Cinekid', the world's largest media festival for children, in Amsterdam on 21 October.
Androulla Vassiliou, the European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, will highlight the increased European Union support which will be available from January under the new Erasmus+ programme when she visits the London Language Show on 18 October.
One in five adults in Europe have low literacy and numeracy skills, and even a university degree in the same subject is no guarantee of the same level of skills in different countries, according to the first comprehensive international Survey of Adult Skills published today by the OECD and European Commission.
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The winners of the 2014 European Border Breakers Awards (EBBAs), celebrating the best new pop acts in Europe which have achieved cross-border chart success, were announced today by Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, and Eurosonic Noorderslag, the European music conference and showcase festival.