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ESCU’s General Assembly: “great weekend for everyone!”
ESCU’s General Assembly: “great weekend for everyone!”
Between the 4th and 6th of November the XXV General Assembly of The Estonian School Students' Council's’ Union (ESCU) took place in the small Estonian town of Rakvere. As it was the 25th anniversary, the GA had quite a different taste to it.

Full of surprises as it was, the event started out with a parade around the town centre. Songs were sung, games played and soon the whole of Rakvere was aware of the presence of 206 school students exci …
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Join Global Education Week!
Join Global Education Week!
The North-South Centre of the Council of Europe invites you to Global Education Week this week, from November 12th till 20th! Global Education promotes Global citizenship and encourages young people and teachers to implement an education project in their schools, reflecting on how to address exclusion and inequality and discussing globalisation. Join them and get here some ideas for activities!


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New Skills for New Jobs: Report adopted by the European Parliament
New Skills for New Jobs: Report adopted by the European Parliament
Approximately 20% of young people in the EU are currently jobless. The European Parliament adopted on 26th October a Report for New Skills for New Jobs. It consists of measures to reach a better matching between young people's skills and the labour market needs. It also aims to bridge the gap between the world of education and of work.
The Reports most relevant points to OBESSU are:


Build on appropriate European frameworks, such as the E …
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OBESSU @ EUNEC – “New skills for new jobs” Conference in Lisbon
OBESSU @ EUNEC – “New skills for new jobs” Conference in Lisbon
EUNEC (European Network of Education Councils) organized a conference on vocational education with main focus on the labor market and the educational system. The conference took place from October 23th to 26th 2011 in Lisbon. Runar Kjellstad Nygård was representing OBESSU at this conference.
The theme of the conference “New skills for new jobs” had a tailored program to share good initiatives and ideas between countries. The program was fil …
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AKS prepares for International Students Day
AKS prepares for International Students Day

AKS, OBESSU's Austrian member organisation, is also preparing for the 17th of November. Since it's such an important day to raise awarness for school students rights, AKS plans various actions this year. 
Some regional groups will show the OBESSU's "Light on the Rights - Bus tour" documentary in regional cinemas to bring an international aspect to the day. Also, in many schools workshops will be held. There will be discussions and informati …
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