The European Institute for Literary Translation, Goethe-Institut Athen and the Instituto Cervantes de Atenas jointly organise the literary translation awards 2013. Three prizes will be awarded: 1. Literary translation from English to Greek 2. Literary translation from German to Greek 3. Literary translation from Spanish to Greek As of...

The EU high-level group on modernisation of higher education has published its first report on improving the quality of teaching and learning in universities. The group, chaired by former President of Ireland Mary McAleese, made 16 recommendations which include a call for mandatory certified training for professors and other higher education teaching...

European Alliance for Apprenticeships   Apprenticeships combine vocational education and training in school and in a company and lead to a nationally recognised qualification. The Alliance aims to increase the quality and supply of apprenticeships across Europe and to change mind-sets towards this type of learning. Role and aims of the...

More students from Southern Mediterranean countries will benefit from the EU’s new programme for education training and youth: this was the message from European Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou at a university ‘summit’ held on June 20 2013 in Nicosia. The Commissioner said the new programme, due for launch in January 2014, would...

What is the current situation? In March 2013, 5.7 million young persons were unemployed in the EU-27, of whom 3.6 million were in the euro area. The youth unemployment rate was 23.5% in the EU-27 and 24% in the euro area, relatively stable over the month, but up by respectively 0.9 percentage points and 1.5 percentage points compared to March...

Commissioner Vassiliou chaired Panel Debate and Youth in Action Award Ceremony In the context of the European Youth Week and in celebration of 25 years of EU youth programmes, Commissioner Vassiliou chaired a high level panel debate in the morning of 31 May. Together with Ms Doris Pack, Chairwoman of the Culture and education Committee of the...

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Supplementary Materials, Do they work? Course books are regarded as the core of teaching materials in the classroom and serve as pivotal role to facilitate the instructors’ teaching in the classroom. Penny...

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