Meeting of the Council of Europe’s Education Policy Advisers Network (EPAN)

30 October 2020 online

The Greek Chairmanship of the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers and the Council of Europe’s Education Department are organising an online Meeting of Experts on 30 October. This meeting of the Council of Europe’s Education Policy Advisers Network (EPAN) - on invitation only - will take...

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Conference of Ministers of Education under the Greek Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers

29 October 2020 On line

The Greek Chairmanship of the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers is organising a conference of Ministers of Education on 29 October, with two themes of discussion: The education response to the COVID-19 crisis: the right to quality education in times of a pandemic and its challenges...

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The EQPR features in the new UNHCR report on the engagement of refugees and asylum seekers in volunteerism in France

16 October 2020 Strasbourg

The UNHCR France published on October 8 its latest report which highlighted the results of consultations with 78 refugees and asylum seekers in France. The report showcases how their actions and voluntary work have contributed to integrate newly arrived migrants, to support the most vulnerable,...

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Annual meeting of the ENIC-NARIC Networks

6 October 2020 Online meeting

More than 150 participants from 46 countries met online for part 2 of the 27th ENIC-NARIC Networks annual joint meeting on the 6 October 2020. After the opening remarks and the oral reports of the Secretariats from the European Commission, Council of Europe and UNESCO, participants were provided...

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Launching conference for the EU/CoE Joint Programme DISCO 2020-2021

8 October 2020 Online meeting

The Launching conference of the European Union/Council of Europe Joint Programme “Democratic and Inclusive School Culture in Operation (DISCO)” took place online on October 8th. The conference was opened by Sarah Keating, Head of Co-operation and Capacity Building Division, Education Department,...

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Call for Tender: needs assessment for building capacities of Resource Centre staff in Kosovo*

2 October 2020 Pristina

The Council of Europe is currently implementing a joint EU/CoE Project on “Building Capacity for Inclusion in Education – INCLUDE”. In that context, it is looking for international Provider(s) for the provision of consultancy services to carry out a needs assessment for capacity building of the...

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Action research communities for language teachers

New ECML resource website for teacher development and quality inclusive language education

28 September 2020 Graz

The European Centre for Modern Languages (ECML) of the Council of Europe is pleased to announce the completion in both English and German of its ARC resource website “Action research communities for language teachers” (, an output of the ECML programme “Languages at the...

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Council of Europe in the Bologna Follow Up Group

25 September 2020 Strasbourg

On September 24, the Bologna Follow Up Group (BFUG) held its final regular meeting before the upcoming Ministerial conference on November 19. Due to the COVID-19 situation, the meeting was held online. It was co-chaired by Germany and the United Kingdom, which co-chair the European Higher...

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European Day of Languages 2020: Discover the world through languages!

26 September 2020 Graz

At the initiative of the Council of Europe, the European Day of Languages (EDL) has been celebrated every year, on 26 September since 2001. It represents a call to encourage all European citizens to learn languages and to recognise and appreciate Europe's cultural diversity. The Council of Europe...

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New Council of Europe book on Academic Freedom, Institutional Autonomy, and the Future of Democracy

18 September 2020 Strasbourg

A new book on Academic Freedom, Institutional Autonomy, and the Future of Democracy has just been published and is now available through the Council of Europe bookstore. Building on the Global Forum held in Strasbourg in June 2019, authors from Europe, North America, Asia, Australia and the...

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