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Archive for September, 2013

  • Spain: Interculturality in school

    Most of the 190 students at the San Pablo Apostol School in the city of Burgos have Spanish nationality, however in these kindergarten and primary school classrooms, around 20 different cultures coexist. Since 2005 this school has pushed for an educational project based on interculturality in order to implement “a different way of educating people in the 21st century”. Therefore […]
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  • European Day of Languages – 26th September

    In the European Union there are 24 official languages, about 60 regional and minority languages, and more than 175 migrant languages. There are between 6 000 and 7 000 languages in the world, of which most are spoken in Asia and Africa. At least half of the world’s population are bilingual or plurilingual, i.e. they speak or understand two or […]
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  • Commission launches ‘Opening up Education’ to boost innovation and digital skills in schools and universities

    More than 60% of nine year olds in the EU are in schools which are still not digitally equipped. The European Commission today unveils ‘Opening up Education’, an action plan to tackle this and other digital problems which are hampering schools and universities from delivering high quality education and the digital skills which 90% of jobs will require by 2020. To […]
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  • The University of Pécs will organise next Friday the National Round Table

    The University of Pécs, the SIRIUS Hungarian partner, is organising the National Round Table. The event will take place next Friday 27 September in Pécs. The programme of the meeting is plenty of interesting presentations on different issues, from policy development to policy implementation at the city level. For more information you can consult the programme here.
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