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How to improve social inclusion in education

logo-SIRIUS-vectorial-300x184How can education systems be made as inclusive as possible? This is a very difficult question, which many people, organisations and institutions have tried to find an answer to. OBESSU worked on it partly through the 2013-2014 campaign “Education, we have a problem!” and was happy to see that the topic generated a lot of interest from different perspectives.

One organisation working on the question is the SIRIUS Network, a supporter of the OBESSU campaign whose main interest is “education of children and young people with a migrant background”. SIRIUS is now gathering input for a set of recommendations on migrant education which will be presented at a conference in the European Parliament in November.

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Call for prep-team members to “Right to Representation”

OBESSU has nlogo 3ow begun the preparations for the event “Right to Representation”, taking place in Vilnius, Lithuania, 6-12 December 2014.

We are now very happy to open the call for members of the preparatory team who will be in charge of shaping the content of the event together with OBESSU Board member Brendan Power ( The team will also be coordinated and supported by the OBESSU secretariat.

Please read the call for prep team members carefully and apply no later than the 6th of October 2014 – Midnight (CET).

Note that the prep-team meeting will take place in Vilnius 7-10 November 2014 (including travel days).

OBESSU reaction to Education at a Glance 2014

Last week, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) released Education at a Glance 2014. Education at a Glance is an annual publication featuring “data on the structure, finances, and performance of education systems in the OECD’s 34 member countries, as well as a number of partner countries”, according to the OECD. Read more »

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