European Youth Choice

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Intercultural learning

Education for Citizenship should be available to various age groups, depending on beneficiaries’ cultural background. It should also foster gender equality and promote inclusive attitudes towards different roles of sexes in society and sexual minorities.

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Are you an Erasmus-student or are you just thinking about spending a semester in a multicultural environment? What do you think about the idea that by harmonising academic degree standards, Europe’s doors become more open for the next generation? Does mobility in education increase young people’s competitiveness or job opportunities? The Y Vote 2009 project… » read more

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Mobility

Mobility is essential to foster intercultural dialogue and to fight stereotypes, helping the foundation of a European identity. It has always existed but has not always been viewed in a positive light. Today, mobility is seen above all as an asset to professional life, because it makes reference to jobseekers’ capacity to adapt and their… » read more

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Creativity

The modern world puts emphasis on better use of knowledge and rapid innovation. It therefore requires a broadening of the creative skills base involving the whole population. In particular, there is a need for skills and competences that enable people to embrace change as an opportunity and to be open to new ideas in a… » read more

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Education

Politicians at European level have recognized that education and training are essential to the development and success of today’s knowledge society and economy. Nowadays, lifelong learning is key to jobs and growth, as well as to allow everyone the chance to participate fully in society. The EU’s strategy on Education emphasizes countries working together and… » read more

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