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Call for Selection Committee Members - Seeds for Integration programme
Call for Selection Committee Members - Seeds for Integration programme
In the end of February 2018, OBESSU will launch another open call in the framework of the ‘Seeds for Integration’ project. This project is funded by the Open Society Foundations and it is offering secondary school student unions and groups of students an opportunity to submit initiatives and projects ideas in connection with the topic of the inclusion of migrants and refugees at schools.
To ensure that we select a variety of high quality projects in an objective and unbiased way, we would like to involve four enthusiastic young people to evaluate the incoming applications, providing us with an even broader understanding of the integration of young refugees and migrants.
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Call for Communication and Membership Officer - Join our Team!
Call for Communication and Membership Officer - Join our Team!
OBESSU is looking for a Communication and Membership Officer who will be in charge of managing and developing OBESSU’s internal and external communication tools and channels, as well as working on membership services for current OBESSU Member, Candidate and Affiliate Organisations, and support OBESSU membership development. The work will be performed under the supervision of the OBESSU Secretary General, and in direct cooperation with OBESSU Board Members.
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Time to say goodbye!
Time to say goodbye!
The time to say goodbye has come and I have nothing but thanks to the whole OBESSU family for this great experience! After 6 months in the organization, a big part of me is sad to leave, as I met amazing people and learnt a different perspective on education (school students unions - something not really popular in the region I come from, Peru) which was very exciting for me.
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Mother tongue plus two: recommendation on language learning for all EU member states
Mother tongue plus two: recommendation on language learning for all EU member states
At the recent Gothenburg Social Summit, European leaders agreed on the objective that all young people should be able to communicate in two other languages, in addition to their mother tongue. Following the European Council’s confirmation of this goal in December 2017, the European Commission’s DG for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture began the process of creating a recommendation on language learning for all EU member states with a consultation this Monday, 5th of February, in Brussels - Belgium.
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Lack of School Student Representation at the Education Summit
Lack of School Student Representation at the Education Summit
On the 25th of January, the European Commission organised the first Education Summit in Brussels, hosted by EU Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Tibor Navracsics. OBESSU welcomes this high-level initiative which focuses on inclusion and innovation within the discussion on education in Europe. Fearing that with the disappearance of the annual Education and Training Forum there would no longer be a space for stakeholders to contribute towards a European education around the aforementioned key values, the announcement of the Education Summit gave us the feeling that the Commission was still willing to enable such a platform in the future.
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