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Meet Gilda, our new Research and Policy Assistant!
Meet Gilda, our new Research and Policy Assistant!
Hi everyone! My name is Gilda and on November 16th I officially joined the OBESSU Secretariat as the new Research and Policy Assistant. 

I recently graduated African Studies and Swahili at SOAS, University of London. I have been active for the last 7 years in the field of formal and non-formal education as a fruitor (as student), provider (as teacher), facilitator and interpreter amongst other things.
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Is PISA ready to assess Global Competence?
Is PISA ready to assess Global Competence?
On the 22nd of October 2020, the OECD's Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) released its Volume VI: “Are Students Ready to Thrive in an Interconnected World?” presenting the results of the PISA 2018 survey on global competence.
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Welcome to the new Working Group on Quality of Education Funding!
Welcome to the new Working Group on Quality of Education Funding!
The Working Group on Quality of Education Funding has been recently renewed, after two of its previous members got elected for other OBESSU bodies.

Two new motivated young people, Cecilia from FSS and Yvonne fromISSU, joined Benjamin and Chloe in this adventure that will last until January.
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Teachers Inspiring Lifelong Learning Conference
Teachers Inspiring Lifelong Learning Conference
On the 21st of October 2020, our Board-Member Alexandra Seybal, attended the TILL Conference, bringing in the student voice in the discussion on teacher’s qualification and the broader topic of Teachers Inspiring Lifelong Learning. Check out what she has to say!
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Youth Dialogue: Space and Participation for all
Youth Dialogue: Space and Participation for all
The EU Youth Conference took place between the 2nd and 5th of October under the auspices of the German Presidency of the Council of the European Union, in collaboration with the European Youth Forum, the European Commission and coordinated by the European Steering Group. Adrian Barbaroș, Board member of OBESSU, represented the organisation at the first-ever online youth conference.
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