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Educational Eco-innovation Award Ceremony


For the third consecutive year, a celebration was hosted and held at the Endesa headquarters in Madrid for the Educational Eco-innovation Awards that the Endesa Foundation developed in collaboration with the European Foundation for Education and Society. This year, 7 of the 354 projects that submitted their applications last December have reached the final with […]

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The Phenomenon of the Educational Resilience in Primary Education


On June 6, economists at the University of Extremadura, José Manuel Cordero Ferrera and Lucía Mateos Romero presented the report, The Phenomenon of Educational Resilience in Primary Education. This was done within the framework of an academic seminar convened at the Ramón Areces Foundation with the participation of teachers from different disciplines of the Social […]

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Society and Education Evaluate the Botín Foundation’s “Responsible Education” Program


Analysts of the Observation and Educational Evaluation Unit (OyE) of Society and Educationcarried out, in the spring of 2018, a qualitative evaluation of the Responsible Education program, created by the Botín Foundation.

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Project winners of the 3rd edition awards for educational eco-innovation


The Jury of the Endesa Foundation Awards met in Madrid on May 30th to choose the 3 winning centers between the 12 finalists for the Educational Eco-innovation Awards of the Endesa Foundation 2018-2019.   The members of the jury have highlighted the impact generated by the projects in their respective centers and their capacity to […]

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Ludger Woessmann on the 2019 Education Cycle


  On April 29th, professor and investigator Ludger Woessmann inaugurated a series of education related conferences with a conferenced titled, The Importance of Educational Systems: evidence of international differences in student performance, which was organized in collaboration with the European Foundation Society and Education and the Ramon Areces Foundation.   Woessmann is an Economics professor […]

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Manifesto of Philanthropy: for a better Europe


On May 20th, the Spanish Association for Foundations presented the Manifesto of Philanthropy: for a better Europe, at Servimedia headquarters in Madrid.   “With this manifest, the aim is to urge politicians from all over Europe to work for a common space for philanthropy and civil society.”   It is a joint initiative to represent the interests […]

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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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