Upcoming videoconference organised by the Council of Europe: “The CEFR Companion Volume: A Key resource for Inclusive Plurilingual Education”

26 November 2020 Online

The Council of Europe is organising a videoconference entitled “The CEFR Companion Volume: A Key resource for Inclusive Plurilingual Education” on 16 December 2020 from 15.00 to 18.00 CET. This videoconference intends to draw attention to the full potential of the CEFR Companion Volume in the...

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Videoconference on Democratic Citizenship Education

23 November 2020 Tirana

Over 100 representatives from the Albanian Parliament, the Ministry of Education, Sports and Youth, education institutions, development partners and civil society organisations debated the future of citizenship and human rights education in Albania at a videoconference organized by Council of...

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Survey for educators and volunteers helping adolescent migrants

23 November 2020 Online

The Council of Europe wishes to invite educators and volunteers who are helping recently arrived adolescent migrants (aged 11-19) with learning the languages of their host countries to respond to an on-line survey by 4 December. After several years of work to support the linguistic integration of...

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Council of Europe at the EHEA Ministerial Conference

20 November 2020 Online

Ministers of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) met on November 19, 2020. For the first time an EHEA Ministerial conference was held online, hosted by Italy. The Ministers adopted the Rome Communiqué and three appendices: a statement on academic freedom, principles and guidelines on the...

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“Digital Citizenship Education Days” videoconference organised by the Council of Europe

19 November 2020 Online

On November 3-4 the Council of Europe organised a videoconference entitled “Digital Citizenship Education Days” in conjunction with the Etats généraux du numérique pour l’éducation organised by the French Ministry of National Education, Youth and Sports. The videoconference brought together over...

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Council of Europe contributes to research volumes on the European Higher Education Area

13 November 2020 Strasbourg

The two research volumes based on the Bologna Process Researchers’ Conference held in Bucharest in January 2020 have now been published and are available in open access. The books include some 35 articles on various aspects of the European Higher Education Area. The Head of the Council of Europe...

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“A guide to teacher competences for languages in education”: New resource website for teacher educators and designers of teacher education programmes

13 November 2020 Graz

The European Centre for Modern Languages (ECML) of the Council of Europe is pleased to announce the completion in both English and French of its resource website “A guide to teacher competences for languages in education” (www.ecml.at/guidetoteachercompetences), an output of the ECML programme...

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Observatory on History Teaching in Europe: a new flagship project of the Education Department

13 november 2020 Strasbourg

On 12 November 2020, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe decided to create the Observatory on History Teaching in Europe. Initially with 17 member States*, the Observatory will operate as an enlarged partial agreement. It will build on the Council of Europe's decades-long...

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UNESCO and Council of Europe joint online conference ‘From making student voice heard to active civic participation in the digital age: The role of schools during and after the pandemic’ 23-25 November 2020

12 November 2020 Strasbourg

UNESCO and the Council of Europe both have the right to participation at the heart of their respective education programmes. Now the two organisations are coming together in a joint conference that aims at tackling the challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought about in the field of...

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Digital Citizenship Education Survey 2020: Provisional report

10 November 2020 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe’s Digital Citizenship Education Survey 2020 sets out to discover more about how parents support the competence-building process to help their children become responsible digital citizens. Subjects included the topics of most concern to them, where they turn for information,...

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