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What is Non-Formal Education?

Below is a very detailed and well-written article on What Non-Formal Education is. As Non-Formal Education lies in one of the most important topics our Working Group is trying to work on, we encourage everyone who truly cares about Education to read and have a better understanding of the concept.  What is non-formal education? Within … Continue reading

Top 5 reasons to go on foreign exchange

While on exchange, exchange students will benefit from a multitude of unique life experiences which they might not have had in their native countries – to put that simply, exchange is eternally awesome! The following list includes our top five reasons why going on exchange is a worthwhile life experience. 5. Experience a new culture … Continue reading

Martinique hosted the second meeting of the Comenius project – 2013

Carmen – Lidia Nistor Students and teachers, working on an international project called Landscape as a mirror, met for the second project visit, this time in the Caribbean island of Martinique. The project, involving eight countries from three continents, is a part of the European progam Comenius School Partnership. The schools involved in the project … Continue reading

Information about Project Partnerships

Dear Education devotees, There have been so many notices about interesting projects all over Europe in our mailing list that I would love to share them here again with you. Upon reading about them again, I hope we can once again come to realize the importance of education in our life and the power of cooperation … Continue reading

The world is a …

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page – Saint Augustine of Hippo Have you ever thought of pursuing your education in another country? Much as Europe is small, each European country stands out with its own unique culture, traditions and human characteristics. Studying abroad in another European … Continue reading

EWG’s New Board (2012-2013)

We are proud to introduce to you the new Board of Education Working Group for the next term (2012-2013) 1. Speaker: Umut Aktaş (AEGEE Valladolid)  He is a member of AEGEE Izmir and is currently studying Mechanical Engineer. For EWG he said “I have always wanted to work in the education side of AEGEE. I believe that we … Continue reading

The European youth wants its “Youth in Action”

The article is extract from one of the papers prepared for an youth conference: THE EU AND THE WORLD: NEW CHALLENGES AND TRENDS – 27 IDEAS FROM THE ERASMUS GENERATION “Europe’s future depends on its youth” – this is the introduction statement in the EU strategy for Youth of the European Commission in 2009. Actually … Continue reading

Students’ Mobility: making the dream of Erasmus a reality for all

Mobility is most probably the topic closest to our AEGEE heart, a heart formed by different ideas and interests, but with a common aim: to fight for creating a Europe without frontiers and to allow the creation of a European community among the youth of Europe. AEGEE has done many big things in the past … Continue reading

The Bologna Process, a chance for all of us?

Overloaded universities that take more students than they can afford; overloaded curricula that force students to memorise without understanding; overloaded schedules that leave students with no time for personal development – these are some of the negative symptoms in higher education today that are often associated with the Bologna Process. So why are we doing … Continue reading

EWG visit The Europe’s largest international education conference in Copenhagen – EAIE

The Europe’s largest international education conference – EAIE, took place inCopenhagen from 13 to 16 of    September 2011. This is the largest event of its kind in Europe, where hands-on workshops and cutting-edge sessions highlighted the latest trends in the field of international education. This year’s conference was the largest to date, breaking all … Continue reading