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  • European Educational Research Association: 2014 Conference

    In 2014 EERA is celebrating its 20th anniversary. This event offers an excellent opportunity to look back on the development and impact of educational research in Europe – as well as looking forward to its future. The EERA/ECER conference in Porto 2014 provides a time and space for the educational research community to be self-reflexive – to evaluate its strengths, […]
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  • Supporting second language learning – most German teachers do not feel prepared

    Knowledge about learning German as a second language is an increasingly important skill for aspiring teachers. Yet, as a study by the German Mercator Stiftung recently found out, only about half of them encounter these topics during their teacher training at university. Due to the federal structure of Germany, there are no comprehensive policies on how to include language learning […]
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  • UK: Social integration is a key factor to increase educational achievements of pupils with a migrant background

    There are currently more than one million kids living in the UK whose native language is not English. In the past, most studies in the field of migrant education have therefore concentrated on the link between language proficiency and school performance. Now, however, a new study provides a fresh approach to the topic by looking beyond the traditional indicator of […]
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  • EUCIS-LLL welcomes the revision of the “Visa Directive”

    The purpose of the Council Directive 2004/114 is to determine the conditions and procedures for admission of third-country nationals to the territory of the Member States for a period exceeding three months for the purposes of research, studies, pupil exchange, remunerated and unremunerated training or voluntary service. The implementation of this directive shows a number of weaknesses. This is why […]
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