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Education
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More than 61 million children are out of school.

UNESCO and Education Above All Foundation Join Forces to Prioritize Inclusive Quality Education

UNESCO and the Education Above All Foundation will sign a project agreement to improve access to quality and inclusive education for out-of-school children in Iraq. This builds on other projects in Iraq focused on curriculum development, teacher training, literacy and higher education, implemented by UNESCO with funding from the EAA Foundation. Leer más

The European University Association highlights funding challenge at Eurasia Higher Education SummitEURIE

The European University Association highlights funding challenge at Eurasia Higher Education Summit

The Eurasian University Union held its 2018 Higher Education Summit in Istanbul from February 14-16. EUA participated in the event that gathered higher education institution leaders, educational service providers and academics interested in developing cooperation with the Eurasian region.  Leer más

Denmark to lose an important ally in EU research politics

German universities likely to benefit from Brexit, report suggests

A new report suggests that while UK universities are likely to suffer because of Brexit, German universities may reap the benefits. This is one of the findings from a study of the potential impact of Brexit on UK and European universities. The report is based on a series of interviews with academic staff, university leaders and policymakers in higher education across 10 European countries between April and November 2017. Leer más

Youth Mobility in Europe: EU Project MOVE Releases Animated Clip

Just in time for their Final Conference in March 2018, the research project MOVE has released a short animated clip illustrating the project´s goals and results in an entertaining and understandable format. The Horizon 2020 project was launched in 2015 with the aim to better understand the motivation and obstacles of youth mobility in Europe and to identify ways of good practice strengthening sustainable development and well-being of young Europeans. Leer más

Natural Sciences Sector

UNESCO works with Morocco and Spain to study the Biosphere Reserve of the Mediterranean

n 20 February 2018, UNESCO´s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) and the Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme met with local actors from the Intercontinental Biosphere Reserve of the Mediterranean and its area of influence. The objective of the meeting was to identify examples of ecosystem solutions in line with the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.  Leer más

21 February: International Mother Language Day

Languages, with their complex implications for identity, communication, social integration, education and development, are of strategic importance for people and planet. Yet, due to globalization processes, they are increasingly under threat, or disappearing altogether. When languages fade, so does the world´s rich tapestry of cultural diversity. Opportunities, traditions, memory, unique modes of thinking and expression — valuable resources for ensuring a better future — are also lost. Leer más

7 out of 10 households are satisfied

Almost 4 in 10 children in the EU receive formal childcare services

In 2016, 39% of children aged 12 or below in the European Union (EU) received formal childcare services, with 29% paying full or reduced price and 10% using cost free services. The uptake of paid services is similar in urban, suburban and rural areas (about one third of children received paid full or reduced price childcare services in all areas). There is a slight difference with regards to usage of cost free services: 11% for cities, 10% for towns and suburbs and only 6% for rural areas. Leer más

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Rockefeller Foundati

Understanding roots opens students to science, diversity

Focusing science education on students through genetic and genealogical studies may be the way to increase minorities in the pipeline and engage students who would otherwise deem science too hard or too uninteresting, according to a Penn State anthropologist. Leer más

Education for health

UNESCO publishes a fully updated International Technical Guidance on Sexuality Education

Earlier this month, UNESCO published a fully updated International Technical Guidance on Sexuality Education, which advocates for quality CSE to promote health and well-being, respect for human rights and gender equality, and empowers children and young people to lead healthy, safe and productive lives. Leer más

University of Waterloo

Eye exams linked to kids´ reading levels

Elementary school children who read below grade level may have challenges with their eyesight even if standard tests show they see 20/20, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo. he study showed that children with reading challenges may have lower than expected binocular vision test results, something a standard eye exam may overlook. Leer más

EU solidarity at work

Europe offers financial aid to France, Greece, Spain and Portugal following natural disasters

The Commission proposes to give €104 million from the Solidarity Fund to four EU Member States that were hit by natural disasters in 2017. This is a concrete delivery on the Juncker Commission´s promise to offer more than condolences when an EU country is struck by a disaster. EU Solidarity Fund money can be used to support reconstruction efforts and cover some of the costs of emergency services, temporary accommodation, clean-up operations and protection of cultural heritage. Leer más

European Investment Fund

University of Cyprus joins the Erasmus+ Master Loan Guarantee Scheme

The European Investment Fund and the University of Cyprus have today signed an agreement, which will allow students from other countries to defer tuition fees and student accommodation rent payments. This new pilot scheme worth EUR 4 million and backed by the Erasmus+ Master Loan Guarantee Scheme is expected to benefit more than 240 Master students.  Leer más

World Press Freedom Day

UNESCO is seeking nominations for Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2018

UNESCO invites the governments of Member States, in consultation with their National Commissions, as well as international and regional professional non-governmental organizations, active in the field of press freedom, to nominate candidates for next year´s UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize. Leer más

According specialists, a cultural change is necessary

How to attract female talent to the technology business

The long working hours and the discriminatory environment of the technology industry scare women away, despite the fact that the EU has an estimated employment growth of 8% until 2025 in the sector. A study by Catalan universities proposes measures to achieve greater equality of opportunities. According to the specialists, a cultural change in companies is necessary, with new rules for time management and counseling programs. Leer más

Hidden consequences of an unhealthy diet

Fast food makes the immune system more aggressive over time

Unhealthy food provokes our immune systems to react similarly to its response to a bacterial infection, apparently making the body´s defences more aggressive over the long term. These are the findings of a recent study, which also reveals an impact on genes. Leer más

Basic psychological needs are better met outdoor

Studying outdoors is better, research shows

There is still a conceptual gap between teaching science and environmental education," says Dr. Ulrich Dettweiler, Associate Professor of Education at the University of Stavanger in Norway, formerly employed at TUM. To close this gap and to get pupils excited about the natural sciences is a goal of the "researcher weeks" at the Berchtesgadener Land student research center. Leer más

Twinning

20th anniversary of one of the most successful tools supporting EU neighbouring countries and region

2018 marks the 20th anniversary of the European Commission´s Twinning instrument, one of the most successful and most used tools for supporting the European Union´s neighbouring countries and regions. Leer más

Rihanna helps to raise over $2 billion for global educationGlobal Partnership for Education Ambassador

Rihanna helps to raise over $2 billion for global education

Rihanna participated this weekend´s fundraising conference for the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) in Senegal, Africa. The GPE is is a multinational effort to fund education in developing countries, and the Barbados-born Rihanna is the organization´s "global ambassador." Leer más

Conducted by the consultancy ICF

European Commission published the external midterm evaluation report of the Erasmus+ programme

The European Commission published the external midterm evaluation report of the Erasmus+ programme. The report, "Combined evaluation of Erasmus+ and predecessor programmes", is accompanied by the Commission´s own report and a staff working paper. They provide evidence for discussions both on the midterm review and on the development of the post-2020 programme. Leer más

For the Promotion of Tolerance and Non-Violence 2018

UNESCO seeks nominations for the UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize

Tolerance is an act of humanity, which we must nurture and enact each in our own lives every day, to rejoice in the diversity that makes us strong and the values that bring us together." - Audrey Azoulay, 16 November 2017  Leer más

A Major Mobilization to Finance Education WorldwideIn Dakar

A Major Mobilization to Finance Education Worldwide

NESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay commended the pledges announced by over 60 countries at the Global Partnership for Education Financing Conference in Dakar (Senegal), co-chaired by France and Senegal, and of which UNESCO is a partner.  Leer más

Recibirán sus galardones y diplomas de mano de Oettinger

28 estudiantes ganan el concurso de traducción Juvenes Translatores para centros de enseñanza

La Comisión Europea ha anunciado los nombres de los ganadores de su concurso anual de traducción Juvenes Translatores. Un total de 28 estudiantes de enseñanza secundaria, uno por cada Estado miembro, serán invitados a Bruselas, donde recibirán, el 10 de abril, sus galardones y diplomas de manos de Günther H. Oettinger, comisario responsable de Presupuesto y Recursos Humanos.  Leer más

Juvenes Translatores

28 talented young students win the 2017-2018 translation contest for schools Juvenes Translation

The European Commission announced the winners of its annual translation contest ´Juvenes Translatores´ today. A total of 28 secondary school students, one from each Member State, will be invited to Brussels on 10 April to receive their trophies and diplomas from Commissioner Günther H. Oettinger, responsible for Budget and Human Resources. Leer más

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Lorenzo Natali Media Prize for journalism in development opened from 5 February to 9 March

Applications for the European Commission´s 2018 Lorenzo Natali Media Prize, which recognises journalists doing outstanding reporting on development topics, are open from 5 February to 9 March for online, print and audio-visual works. Leer más

New Narrative for Europe initiative

Young people put forward their ideas for the future of Europe

Commissioner Tibor Navracsics received young people to discuss their views on the future of Europe, and how to better take their priorities into account. 100 young people from across Europe presented their concrete ideas on how to give Europe a bright future, following discussions in the context of the New Narrative for Europe initiative. Leer más
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Theses and dissertations
1 The Prehistoric Origin of Cinema
2 Europe offers financial aid to France, Greece, Spain and Portugal following natural disasters
3 Euro area unemployment at 8.7%
4 28 estudiantes ganan el concurso de traducción Juvenes Translatores para centros de enseñanza
5 International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, 6 February
6 20th anniversary of one of the most successful tools supporting EU neighbouring countries and region
7 Size of Parliament to shrink after Brexit
8 How to attract female talent to the technology business
9 UNESCO is seeking nominations for Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2018
10 Eurydice brief: Citizenship Education at School in Europe – 2017
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