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31 Dec 2019
Broad educational support for children with special needs is fundamental. In England and Wales, for example, councils can create educational, health and care plans (EHCPs) for children with disabilities. These always contain the child’s special need...
12 Dec 2019
Over 70 people — teachers from all over the country, representatives of district education directorates, representatives of the European Union, the Council of Europe, UNICEF, Terre des hommes Moldova and the Institute for Rural Initiatives —...
10 Dec 2019
The new Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) study shows that immigrants in Austria still perform far below their native peers, while in Germany 20% of 15-year-olds can barely read. According to Kronen Zeitung's report, the...
04 Dec 2019
A primary school replaced homework in December with 'acts of kindness'. The aim is to spread the true meaning of Christmas by practising kindness for friends, family and the community. Participants have to do something nice to brighten someone’s day...
03 Dec 2019
The number of church-run schools in Hungary has doubled since 2010, claims Zsolt Semjén, the deputy prime minister in charge of Hungarian communities abroad, church policy and national and ethnic minorities. He also noted that 14 percent of the...
21 Nov 2019
A World Health Organization (WHO) study warns that the health of over 80% of teenagers worldwide is at risk due to an alarming lack of physical activity, as a result of an increased screen-time usage. According to the latest data, there is a serious...
20 Nov 2019
Ukraine signed the Safe Schools Declaration, the 100th country to do so, in November. By signing the declaration Ukraine has signified their support for the Convention on the Rights of the Child and its three operational protocols (the Paris...
14 Nov 2019
Growing inequality affects children’s access to healthcare and education; poverty continues to remain persistently high among children (24%), compared to the adult population (22%). Despite this, the European Semester – the European framework for...
14 Nov 2019
The joint school information program of “Áradat “Association of Miercurea Ciuc and RMDSZ Women’s Organization has been extended to two more counties so that extraordinary homeroom classes are held in Arad and Timis counties as well. By the end of...
07 Nov 2019
In Ireland, a 17-year-old girl, Suaad, who is a refugee from Syria, received a scholarship to further her studies due to her excellent grades.  Suaad will study medicine and become a doctor one day, which has been her dream for a long time. She...

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