On World Teachers’ Day 2019 we especially celebrate young teachers, the future of the teaching profession. To safeguard this future, the European Social Partners in Education have launched innovative new Online Interactive Risk Assessment Tools for the early childhood education and care and secondary sectors.......

Supportive policy frameworks developed with the involvement of education social partners, as well as a stronger cooperation between teachers, school leaders, education employers, parents and learners, are key factors for the implementing the democratic citizenship and inclusive education in Europe. These are the major conclusions......

On 25 June, EFEE’s General Assembly took place in the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) in Brussels. All members of the assembly were welcomed by Mr. Jacek Krawczyk, President of the Employers Group of the EESC. He presented the priorities of the Employers Group......

On 24 June, members of EFEE and ETUCE gathered in Brussels for the working group of the European Sectoral Social Dialogue in Education. In total 18 EFEE members participated from Ireland, Slovenia, Croatia, Norway, the Netherlands, Greece, Belgium, UK, Finland, Germany, Romania, Portugal, and Sweden.......

SELFIE, Self-reflection on Effective Learning by Fostering the use of Innovative Educational Technologies, aims to help schools assess how they use digital technology for teaching and learning. Launched by the European Commission, SELFIE is available for primary, secondary and vocational schools in Europe and beyond.......

The Conference on the Mobility of Apprentices took place at the European Parliament in Brussels on 21-22 March. This conference aimed to explore ways to support and contribute to the long-term mobility of apprentices in Europe. The event drew a wide spectrum of stakeholders from......

On 14th and 15th March in Copenhagen the European Social Partners in Education organized a Special Training Seminar within the project on ‘Effective Integration of Migrants and Refugees in Education’. The Training Seminar dedicated to EFEE and ETUCE members from Northern and Western European countries, was the......

The second EU Convince training workshop “The whole-school approach as a tool to prevent radicalisation and extremism” took place in Paris on the 5th of March 2019.  The whole-school approach recognises that learning and wellbeing are intimately linked. It involves addressing the needs of learners, staff and......

he EU Convince Training workshop “Successful good practices on Democratic citizenship education and teaching EU common values” took place in Rome on the 31st January. The workshop aimed to provide EFEE, ETUCE and ESHA member organisations with the opportunity to present, disseminate and scale-up good practises......

On 24th January 2019, EFEE General Secretary together with a number of EFEE member organizations participated in the Forum on the Future of Learning 2019, organized by the DG EAC of the European Commission. The event was focused around six different reports prepared by external experts......

On 20 November, EFEE members gathered in Brussels for the General Assembly meeting, hosted at the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC). In total 27 members participated from: IE, UK, NL, SI, CY, FI, BE, PT, IT, SE, NO, ME, EL, and HR. The meeting......

On 20 November, EFEE’s Special Sector Committee for Vocational Education and Training (VET) met in Brussels. In order to be well informed on the latest developments at EU level in the field of VET, Joao Santos, deputy head of unit DG EMPL (Unit E3 VET,......

Vacancy (Junior) Policy Officer (maternity cover) European Federation of Education Employers (EFEE) Brussels, Belgium About us: The European Federation of Education Employers (EFEE) is a European sectoral social partner in education, (International NGO) founded in 2009, located in Brussels. A dynamic European organisation representing the......

The role of the Education and Training Working Group on Adult Learning 2016-2018 was to identify policies that promote and support workplace learning of adults. On behalf of EFEE, Fiona Maloney of Education and Training Boards Ireland (ETBI) participated in the Working Group. With the......

On 18 and 19 June 2018, the EFEE Peer Learning Visit (PLV) to Sweden took place in Stockhom on ‘Promoting social inclusion by fostering integration of newly arrived migrants and (re)engaging NEETs in education, training and jobs’. The event was hosted and co-organised by the......

On 13 and 14 June, the final conference of the joint project of EFEE and ETUCE on “European Sectoral Social Partners in Education (ESSDE) striving for sustainable influence on European education policy building through successful social dialogue; the ESSDE capacity building project III” took place......

On 25 May 2018, the EFEE Peer Learning Visit (PLV) to Montenegro took place in Podgorica on ‘Promoting and improving inclusive education starting at early age’. The event was hosted and co-organised by the Ministry of Education of Montenegro. In total 12 EFEE members and......

On 26 April, EFEE’s Executive Committee and General Assembly met in Brussels in the premises of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC). The Executive Committee discussed the financial management of EFEE and reflected on the further expansion of EFEE. The main aim of the......

On 17 April the European Commission organised a seminar in Brussels on “The social pillar and European Semester as tools for delivering on social Europe”. On behalf of EFEE, Sarah Kik, Assistant General Secretary participated in the event. Aim of the meeting was to examine......

On 11 April a high-level international conference “A better copyright for quality higher education and research in Europe and beyond” took place in Brussels. The conference was lead by ETUCE with partnership of the European Federation of Education Employers (EFEE) and the COMMUNIA network. Goal......

With this statement, the European Federation of Education Employers (EFEE) wishes to provide further input to the public consultation on the priorities for the next EU Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) for the years 2021-2027. EFEE is a dynamic organisation established in 2009 to represent the......

On 14 February, the European Commission presented various options for a new and modern, long-term EU budget that delivers efficiently on its priorities after 2020. With its Communication the European Commission seeks to help EU Leaders ascertain what their choices would mean concretely in terms......

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