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OBESSU attends Early School Leaving Thematic Working Group
OBESSU attends Early School Leaving Thematic Working Group

OBESSU has been invited to be part of the European Commission’s Thematic Working Group on Early-School Leaving. The group was created in line with the Europe 2020 and Education and Training 2020 target of lowering to 10% the rate of early school leavers. The working group is composed of government representatives from the EU member states but also Iceland, Turkey, Norway and Croatia, as well as representatives of European NGOs (as OBESSU, Eu …
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The GSSUA took part in the 4th Georgian Youth Organizations Forum
The GSSUA took part in the 4th Georgian Youth Organizations Forum
The Georgian School Students Unions Alliance (GSSUA), OBESSU’s new contact organisation from Georgia, participated in the 4th Georgian youth organizations forum from the 10th-12th of November. 115 representatives from 95 organizations attended the forum.

During the forum, various topics were discussed, such as: European youth politics, youth jobs and activities, new programs, European experience and the creation of a common platform for all …
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Report on MAKOSZ’ 18th General Assembly
Report on MAKOSZ’ 18th General Assembly
The 18th    general assembly  of  the Union of Hungarian High school Students from Romania (MAKOSZ) was organised in Gheorgheni between the  9th and 11th   of  December. 52 delegates from 10 counties represented their student council. Read the full report about this event by the MAKOSZ press office here!
After their arrival and registration at Friday, the participants played games which helped them to know each other better and to rest …
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ESSA on BBC about new 'co-operative' schools
ESSA on BBC about new 'co-operative' schools
Katie Rodgers took part on the BBC Politics Show on behalf of ESSA, OBESSU’s UK member organisation, in a discussion with the headmaster of the first school to become 'co-operative' in January. This means that pupils, teachers, parents and the wider community will together “own” the school.
Throughout England, many schools have been rapidly converting into various forms of academies through a governmental scheme which offers large incenti …
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30 stakeholders adopt common messages on "Erasmus for All" Programme
30 stakeholders adopt common messages on "Erasmus for All" Programme
On 12th of December a coalition of 30 European networks gathered in Brussels. These networks represent thousands of organizations in education. They adopted a common message on the future of the "Erasmus for All" programme. OBESSU was not present but shared its inputs with the platform. The requests of the coalition are in line with the resolution that was adopted during OBESSU’s COMEM last weekend in Oslo. The next meeting of this consortiu …
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