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Launch of the Education and Training Monitor 2018
Launch of the Education and Training Monitor 2018
On 16 October, the European Commission launched the ‘Education and Training Monitor 2018‘. The monitor is the Commission flagship annual publication on education and training in the EU. It presents an assessment of the progress being made, compares national education and training systems, provides country analysis, highlights challenges at the EU level and sets key priorities and objectives. This edition focuses particularly on Citizenship Education.
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Inclusive Education panel
Inclusive Education panel
On the 11th October 2018, our Secretariat members Pina and Judit attended a breakfast meeting on Inclusive Education co-organised by the European Parliament Intergroup on LGBTI rights, ILGA Europe and the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex Youth & Student Organisation - IGLYO. The meeting was co-hosted by two Members of the European Parliament: Jill Evans and Julie Ward.
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Mind Our Education: Global Call For Action 17th of November
Mind Our Education: Global Call For Action 17th of November
The pressure to succeed academically and have your entire self-worth denoted by grades and numbers; the pressure to outperform your peers and be the very best, juggling the rest of your life to fit into this race; the pressure and expectation that family and personal issues should not be facilitated and understood by the formal education system. This is the situation where students find themselves in education systems all over the world. In this highly stressful school environment, and with the world changing everyday, the pressure that students face often threatens their mental health, which concretely impacts on their potential to fully exercise their right to education. Towards the International Students’ Day we call on school students from all over the world to  unite in calling to  guarantee a healthy school environment for all students!
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Welcome to our new Project and Policy Assistant!
Welcome to our new Project and Policy Assistant!
Šárka is our new Project and Policy Assistant. She joined our wonderful team on the 1st of October. It's now time that you get to know her a bit more. 
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Inclusive Mobility Alliance: breaking down the barriers to mobility
Inclusive Mobility Alliance: breaking down the barriers to mobility
OBESSU joined the kick off meeting of the Inclusive Mobility Alliance, organised by the Erasmus Student Network, that took place in Brussels on the 27-28 of September.

This alliance gathers organisations from the youth, higher education and disability sector, and aims at making the Erasmus+ programme more inclusive by producing recommendations and guidelines.
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