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Ludger Woessmann conference will inaugurate a series of education-related conferences in 2019


On the 29th of April, 2019, professor and researcher Ludger Woessman will inaugurate a series of education-related conferences with a conference entitled, The Importance of Educational Systems: evidence of international differences in student performance, organized in collaboration with the European Foundation Society and Education and the Ramón Areces Foundation. Woessman is an Economics professor at […]

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Effects of Linguistic Immersion on Spanish-Speaking Students in Catalonia


“There is a problem of equity that results in ‘losers’ of linguistic immersion”. On February 7th 2019, the European Foundation Society and Education presented a study by economists from the University of Barcelona, Jorge Calero y Álvaro Choi on the Effects of Linguistic Immersion on Spanish-Speaking Students in Catalonia. The work was a part of […]

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Society and Education: World Environmental Education Day


The 26th of January celebrates World Environmental Education Day, on which day in 1975 the first International Seminar on Environmental Education was held in Belgrade (the capital of the Republic of Serbia). This event established the principals of environmental education in the framework of the United Nations’ programs. Additionally, the Belgrade Charter was published, which […]

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The Right to Education as a Framework for Educational Policies


From the 10th to the 13th of January, the International School Choice and Reform Conference was celebrated in Lisbon, attended by more than 200 experts in education, primarily from the United States and Europe. Miguel Ángel Sancho, President of EFSE, presented a report titled: The right to education as a framework for educational policies […]

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Universities and Businesses: Searching for Effective Synergy


On December 13th in the Spanish Office of the European Commission, the European Foundation Society and Education (EFSE) presented the tenth working paper published by its’ program Studio XXI, titled Universities and Businesses: Ways to Implement Effective Synergy. Drawing from the conclusions and recommendations of action […]

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ACT: Recent Activities


The international ACT project, “ACTive citizenship projects to enhance pupils’ social and civic competences,” of the Erasmus+ program aims to use education to promote the fundamental values ​​of citizenship, such as tolerance, inclusion and democracy, in public education centers of France, Greece, England and Spain. On November 12 – 13, a meeting was held in […]

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Investment in Early Childhood Education


On December 4 at 7:30 pm, Milagros Nores, Co-Director for Research at the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER), will close out the 2018 education lecture cycle, jointly organized with the Ramón Areces Foundation, with a lecture entitled “The Economy of Investment in Early Childhood Education.” Dr. Nores is co-director of research at the […]

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What kind of Europe do we want? Time for vision and solutions


The XXI Annual EPP Group Intercultural Dialogue with Churches and Religious Institutions was held in Ericeira, Portugal, from 17-19 October 2018. The title of the round table was “What kind of Europe do we want? – Time for vision and solutions,” with debates mainly focused on rethinking Europe, the role of the family, youth, education, and how peace […]

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“Investing in Education and Innovation”


On 11-12 October 2018, the European Ideas Network (EIN) hosted a seminar on “Investing in Education and Innovation,” in Thessaloniki, Greece. The conference was led by Paulo Rangel, MEP and Chairman of EIN, and focused on technological developments in our societies that have led to critical changes in current educational systems. For the past few years, […]

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Educational Equity in Spain: Regional Comparison Based on PISA 2015


The Ramón Areces Foundation and the European Foundation of Society and Education present the study “Educational Equity in Spain: Regional Comparison Based on PISA 2015,” the result of research completed through 2017 by Gabriel Sicilia and Rose Simancas.

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