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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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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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