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14th plenary session of the CDPPE
14th plenary session of the CDPPE
The 14th plenary session of the Steering Committee on Education Policy and Practice of the Council of Europe (CDPPE) was held online between 30th of September and 2nd of October. Our Board member, Adrian Barbaroș, participated as an observer to the plenary session. The meeting had the aim to gather representatives of ministries of education from Council of Europe member states, of the academic community and of civil society organisations to discuss and put the topic of education in an international perspective.  
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Achieving the European Education Area by 2025: A great ambition that requires substantial funds
Achieving the European Education Area by 2025: A great ambition that requires substantial funds
OBESSU welcomes the efforts of the European Commission to establish a European Education Area by 2025 but is concerned about the lack of funds that are dedicated to this purpose and that will undermine the realisation of such an ambitious endeavour.  
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A little step forward towards #vote16
A little step forward towards #vote16
Last week the Belgian Government announced that young people from 16 years old will now be granted the right to vote for European Elections.

Belgium will be the third EU Member State to adopt this recommendation, following Austria and Malta, where 16 years old can instead vote at all levels.
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Online Training for Inclusion Ambassadors
Online Training for Inclusion Ambassadors
OBESSU invites you to participate to the online training course for Inclusion Ambassadors organised in the framework of Inclusive Schools project.
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Lifelong Learning Platform General Assembly 2020
Lifelong Learning Platform General Assembly 2020
On 25th September OBESSU participated in the annual General Assembly of the Lifelong Learning Platform. The LLLP is an organisation gathering together civil society organisations working on education at European level, from cradle to grave. Members of the LLLP include student organisations, higher education institutions, parents, early childhood organisations, youth and volunteering organisations and much more, encompassing the formal, non formal and informal sectors of education.
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