Read about recent OBESSU events, activities, conferences, advocacy work, workshops, political representations, seminars...
Learners’ participation is quality, OBESSU at the EQAVET Forum
On the 6th ad the 7th of November our Board Member Giuseppe and Bicca from our Member Organisation FSS joined the Forum of EQAVET, the European body putting together States, experts, social partners and the European Commission to improve quality assurance in VET all across the continent.
OBESSU Expands Eastwards - Welcome to The Senate of Students of Turkey!
OBESSU is delighted to introduce you to our new Affiliate Organisation, Türkiye Öğrenci Senatosu (TÖS) . The Senate of Students of Turkey, in English, was founded in 2018 with the values of secularism, democracy and achieving progress at its core. Despite being very young, they have embarked on a very busy program of events in the past year, with plenty more to happen in the coming months.
Let's promote positive mental health!
On the 10th of October, World Mental Health Day, our board member Sara Þöll Finnbogadóttir represented school students on a panel focusing on promoting positive mental health for the next generation. The event was hosted by MEP Julie Ward, a member of the Mental Health Europe’s Coalition for Mental Health and Welll-being in the European Parliament, Brussels.
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.
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.