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Future programmes for education and youth: “Education Europe”?
Future programmes for education and youth: “Education Europe”?
On the 29th of June the European Commission published its proposal for the next EU budget, “Multiannual Financial Framework”, covering the years 2014-2020. The Commission proposes an increase of ca. 68% in the budget allocated to Education and Culture and tables the proposal to bring all programmes related to education and youth (thus, including Lifelong learning, Comenius, Erasmus, Youth in Action, etc.) under one brand name: “Education Eu …
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“I am a human rights peer educator: What about you?”: reflections from the Study Session on HRE
“I am a human rights peer educator: What about you?”: reflections from the Study Session on HRE
From the 6th to the 13th of March, 2011 more than 30 students from 15 European countries participated in the OBESSU Study Session “Human Rights Education with and by school students: empowering school students to be peer educators in HRE”which took place at the European Youth Centre of the Council of Europe in Budapest, Hungary. The one week event’s main goal was to empower students to raise awareness of Human Rights in their environmen …
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Why peer education?
Why peer education?
This was one of the many good questions we were asked to answer during the study session. And everybody had an opinion on it. So what is peer education and why should we implement in the schools? …
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Definitions in the video by Obessu participants
Definitions in the video by Obessu participants
PEER EDUCATION

Peer education can be considered as non-formal education between equals. It is based not only on knowledge but also on interaction and the peer educator's experience and personal view.

HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION

Raising awareness and educating about Human Rights is necessary because these universal values are a minimum requirement to ensure any real democracy and peaceful environment. Human Rights Education aims to make sure e …
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Interviews about the Study Session in Budapest
Interviews about the Study Session in Budapest
I, Sara Kraljevic from ASuBiH would like to give some feedback about this past days here in Budapest. As I said today in one of the sessions, first thing that stays behind all of us is FRIENDSHIP. Second thing is knowledge that we all are going to use when we come home. I'm sure that I will try and manage to improve my local community, by improving myself.

At the same time I was also wondering, what my friends and participants from the study s …
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