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30th anniversary of the Erasmus programme

EU lanched the Move2Learn initiative for education and training, youth and sport

Move2Learn, Learn2Move is a one-off initiative launched by the European Commission on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Erasmus programme for education and training, youth and sport. Leer más

 Erasmus+ programme 

Commission gives a boost to youth mobility in Europe

The European Commission presented today an initiative under the Erasmus+ programme which further supports learning and mobility of young Europeans. Leer más

Since 1962

March 27 World Theatre Day

Since 1962, World Theatre Day, set by the International Theatre Institute, has been celebrated by theatre professionals, theatre organisations, theatre universities and theatre lovers all over the world on March 27. Leer más

Growth-oriented policy agenda needed to ensure stronger economic recoveryOECD´s annual Going for Growth report

Growth-oriented policy agenda needed to ensure stronger economic recovery

Governments must deploy policy packages that take advantage of the synergies between labour, product and financial market reforms to escape the low-growth trap and ensure that benefits are broadly shared by the vast majority of citizens, according to the OECD´s annual Going for Growth report. Leer más

For it headquarters in Brussels

The European Students´ Union (ESU) is looking for a Director

The European Students´ Union (ESU) is looking for a team player to fill the position of the Director at its headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. The Director will manage the ESU Secretariat in Brussels in close cooperation with the Executive Committee which is the political and strategic body of the organisation elected by the National Student Unions: member organisations of ESU.  Leer más

National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)

Facial recognition software helps diagnose rare genetic disease

Researchers with the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), part of the National Institutes of Health, and their collaborators, have successfully used facial recognition software to diagnose a rare, genetic disease in Africans, Asians and Latin Americans. Leer más

The Treaties of Rome at 60

Commission recalls Europe´s achievements and leads discussion on the future at 27

On 25 March, EU leaders will come together in Rome to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome, which were signed on this day in 1957. Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker, will participate in the Rome Summit, where a number of events are being organised to mark the occasion and to reflect on Europe´s common future. Leer más

EU funded project

New tools to increase the accuracy of biodiversity monitoring

An EU funded project, has created a range of tools to give a more accurate picture of current biodiversity, aiding efforts for sustainable governance of natural resources. Leer más

AIRPROM project

Study offers new hope for asthma sufferers

A new study supported by the EU-funded AIRPROM project has raised the prospect of a new treatment for asthma, a condition which afflicts 10 million people in Europe under the age of 45. Leer más

United Nations Human Rights Council

UN report calls on Member States to involve young people in democracy

The United Nations Human Rights Council discussed a report on young people´s role in democracy. The report summarises the discussions of the first UN Forum on Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law, held in November 2016 with the theme of "widening the democratic space: the role of youth in public decision-making." Leer más

European Students Union (ESU)

ESU supports the National Union of Students in Denmark in their fight against education ceiling

The majority of representatives in the Danish parliament have passed a law this past December, popularly known as "uddannelsesloftet" or "education ceiling". This law denies students (with few exceptions) the possibility to pursue a second degree at the same level or lower than what one initially pursued. This means that, for instance, students with a graduate degree are not be able to take another masters degree and neither an undergraduate one, since the latter would count as a lower degree. Leer más

Researchers from the Tokyo-based

An algorithm that knows when you´ll get bored with your favourite mobile game

Researchers from the Tokyo-based company Silicon Studio, led by Spanish data scientist África Periáñez, have developed a new algorithm that predicts when a user will leave a mobile game. This information is useful for game studios so that they can design strategies to maintain the player´s interest. Leer más

Culture and Education Committee

EU Solidarity Corps not to be funded with Erasmus+ budget, urge culture MEPs

The new European Solidarity Corps deserves its own budget – it should not be funded at the expense of the Erasmus+ or Europe for Citizens programmes, urge Culture and Education Committee MEPs in a resolution voted on Wednesday. Offering young people an opportunity to take part in solidarity schemes all over Europe would help them to gain experience for future long-term jobs, they add. Leer más

The European Parliament calls for rules to curb worker exploitation

The EU Commission should propose rules obliging all players in the textile and clothing industry supply chain to respect the labour and human rights of their workers, say Development Committee MEPs in a resolution voted on Tuesday. They also advocate introducing EU tariff preferences and labels for sustainably-produced textiles. Leer más

World Water Day 22 MarchWorld Water Day 22 March

World Water Day, on 22 March every year, is about taking action to tackle the water crisis. Today, 1.8 billion people use a source of drinking water contaminated with faeces, putting them at risk of contracting cholera, dysentery, typhoid and polio. Leer más

6 decades of investment in people

The European Social Fund celebrates its 60th anniversary

Today it is an important driver of job creation, promoting better education, more modern public administrations and social inclusion, and therefore a key tool to ensure fairer opportunities for all citizens. Leer más

Digital Day in Rome

EU countries to commit in Rome to go deeper and further on digital

As part of the celebrations of the 60 years of the Treaties of Rome, the Commission will bring Ministers together tomorrow to progress on high-performance computing, connected mobility and industry digitisation. Initiatives to support digital skills will also be discussed. Leer más

EU Action Plan on Drugs for the period 2017-2020

Commission proposes a new EU Action Plan on Drugs to enhance action against drug use

Building on the findings of the evaluation of the EU Drugs Strategy for 2013-2020 and the Action Plan for 2013-2016, the new Action Plan on Drugs provides a strengthened response to the newly-emerging health and security challenges in the area of illicit drug use and trafficking. While maintaining and updating the core policy areas and cross-cutting themes of the overall EU Drugs Strategy. Leer más

Conditional Cash Transfer for Education programme

EU launches education programme for 230,000 refugee children to attend school in Turkey

The European Commission has today launched its largest ever humanitarian programme for education in emergencies to encourage some 230,000 refugee children to attend school in Turkey. Leer más

Marketing efforts to get kids to use salad bars in public schools Brigham Young University

Marketing efforts to get kids to use salad bars in public schools

Thanks to an american initiative, salad bars are showing up in public schools across the USA. Now a Brigham Young University researcher is trying to nail down how to get kids to eat from them. Leer más

ESC 33

The next European Students´ Convention will take place in Ireland

15 February 27, 2017 The 33rd edition of the European Students´ Convention is to be held in less than two weeks, between 6-8 March. This time, the event will take place in Galway – a small city in the West of Ireland – and it will be hosted by the National University of Galway, Ireland (NUIG) – one of Ireland´s seven universities and the leading university in the promotion of the Irish language. Leer más

UNESCO Week for Peace and Sustainable Development:

Education connects peace and development in sustainable ways at UNESCO Week opening

UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova officially opened the UNESCO Week for Peace and Sustainable Development: The Role of Education in Ottawa, Canada on 8 March together with Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Government of Canada, and Mitzie Hunter, Minister of Education, Government of Ontario. Leer más

Thursday 23 March:

Digital Day in Rome will look at topics that impact the near and long term future of EU citizens

The digital part of the official celebrations marking the 60th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome, will take place in Rome, on 23 March 2017. The event is organised by the European Commission - Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology (DG CONNECT) and Representation in Italy – in cooperation with the Italian government and under the auspices of the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Leer más

13-19 March

ERC Week to mark the 10th anniversary of the European Research Council

To mark its 10th anniversary, the European Research Council (ERC) is organising an "ERC week" on 13 - 19 March that will see more than 100 events taking place across Europe and beyond to promote the ERC´s successful decade in funding some of the most top-class global research. Leer más

Researchers create new tool that measures active learning in classroomsSan Francisco State University

Researchers create new tool that measures active learning in classrooms

Researchers at San Francisco State University have developed a tool that for the first time can measure the extent to which instructors use innovative teaching methods by analyzing simple audio recordings of classroom sounds, according to a study published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. Leer más
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1 Commission gives a boost to youth mobility in Europe
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6 How contact sports affect mind, body and soul
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