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Communication skills for migrant children

Language policy, Language teaching and learning, Linguistic diversity in Europe, Strategic framework

In an ever-changing world, some children are learning a different language at home than the one they use at school. The Welcomm Project uses a Multimedia Learning Kit to help children acquire the necessary vocabulary to start school through playful activities.

Tibor Navracsics meets participants of the Motivation through Mobility projects

Commissioner Navracsics visits VET learners in Berlin

Vocational Education and Training

Vocational education and training learners in Berlin were visited by Commissioner for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture Tibor Navracsics during the final months of their successful two-year Erasmus+ project. The project uses an innovative ‘biographical link’ tool and 30-day mobility experience in another European country to motivate trainees.

Meet the Erasmus+ VET learners

Adult education, Strategic framework, Vocational Education and Training

Erasmus+ VET learners are varied and many. They are participants of all fields of study from across Europe who have completed a learning period abroad since 2014.

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StudVAP: students and professionals collaborate on audiovisual work

Higher Education

Capacity-building project StudVAP helps audiovisual and media students from Western Balkan countries to bridge the gap between their studies and the world of work. With more than 400 students and professionals across 6 countries involved there’s a lot of creativity flowing.

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School leadership for equity and learning: take it to the students

School education

A week of education-related events under Maltese EU Presidency was kicked off with a Conference on School leadership and equity in St. Julian's, Malta, on 16-17 January 2017. Linked to the Presidency theme of equity and inclusiveness, the purpose of the event was to explore how leadership - by school heads, but also by teachers and other staff - can contribute to making schools more equitable and inclusive.

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New report on how to prevent and tackle bullying and school violence

EU policy

The values of freedom, tolerance, respect for diversity and non-discrimination are cornerstones of European societies.  School bullying goes against these values. It is also a key factor in early school leaving, and has serious and long-term effects for both victims and perpetrators. It affects mental and physical health as well as the academic performance of children and young people.

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New report on education policies and practices for equality and inclusion

EU policy

The values of equality, tolerance, and non-discrimination are cornerstones of European societies that should be promoted through education; however, in reality, access to learning opportunities, the effects of socioeconomic disadvantage and social exclusion directly impact learners' success at school, their chances of a higher education and, as such, their future as informed and actively engaged members of society. Educational disadvantage is both a consequence and a cause of poverty and social exclusion.

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