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Education, careers and more

 

Education, careers and more

 

Fresh insights into school education policy and practice in Europe

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Preparing teacher education for a future with AI

ChatGPT and other AI tools are increasingly used in learning and teaching. This raises important questions about how teacher education should address this challenge and help future and current teachers understand and use AI tools in the classroom and beyond.
Digital competence
Digital tools
Initial Teacher Education
Teacher and school leader careers
Teaching
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Citizenship education in schools

In view of the forthcoming European elections (6-9 June 2024), in January we took a closer look at citizenship education.

Anti-Bullying Ambassador Programme: empowering youth in the UK

The Diana Award Anti-Bullying Ambassador Programme engages young people, parents and teachers to change the attitudes, behaviour and culture of bullying by building skills and confidence to address different situations, both online and offline.
Classroom management
Communication skills
Inclusion
Parental involvement
Social skills
Support to learners
Well-being
Whole-school approach
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Survey on reinforcing the attractiveness of teacher careers - Results

School education is only possible thanks to teachers. They help children develop essential skills for their future working life and become active and responsible citizens. However, most EU countries struggle to engage young teachers and to keep experienced teachers in the job, which increases the need to reinforce the attractiveness of teacher careers.
Professional development
Teacher and school leader careers
Teachers working together

Increasing the attractiveness of teacher careers

In February 2024, the European School Education Platform explored issues relating to the teaching profession and the attractiveness of teacher careers.
Teacher and school leader careers
Teacher mobility
Teaching
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Digital education content generated or assisted by AI

Digital education content (DEC) is becoming progressively more engaging, interactive and integrated across formats and platforms, but criteria for the selection, creation and use of accessible, well-designed and high-quality DEC remain a challenge in Europe.
Digital competence
Digital tools
Policy development
School data
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Learning from PISA to develop basic skills

In March 2024, we explored the latest edition of the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA).
Assessment
Parental involvement
Policy development
Secondary education
Support to learners
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Should we chat?

We’ve been very chatty in recent years; various platforms have enabled many different opinions and points of view to be shared. The same goes for education. After observing the aftermath of the pandemic and the changing educational landscape, it was clear that we needed to do things differently. But we quickly returned to our familiar practices and from there, we were catapulted again; the infamous ChatGPT tool was introduced. And everything changed. Again.
Digital competence
Digital tools
Policy development
School data

Highlights

Shcool success for all
School success for all

The European Toolkit for inclusion and well-being at school promotes inclusive education and tackles early school leaving

 

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