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ec-European Commission - Conference "Reducing Early School Leaving: Efficient and Effective Policies in Europe"

Conference "Reducing Early School Leaving: Efficient and Effective Policies in Europe"
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EUROPA - PRESS RELEASES - Press Release - Progress in tackling early school leaving and raising higher education attainment - but males are increasingly left behind

EUROPA - PRESS RELEASES - Press Release - Progress in tackling early school leaving and raising higher education attainment - but males are increasingly left behind | Education Projects | Scoop.it
European Commission - Press Release - European Commission Press release Brussels, 11 April 2013 A majority of EU Member States have made progress on the Europe 2020 education targets to reduce the rate of early school leaving to below 10% and increase...
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Useful figures from Eurostat about early school leaving across Europe

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Eu Policy on Early School Leaving.pdf

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Tackiling early school leaving in European context
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The impact of grade repetition and early school leaving

The impact of grade repetition and early school leaving | Education Projects | Scoop.it

UNESCO have released their 2012 report on the global impact of grade repetition and early school leaving. They have detailed data from most countries around the world, and some of the statistics are surprising.


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Second-chance students: mature and motivated

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Second-chance students: mature and motivated
EducationGuardian.co.uk
Your friend is chattering enthusiastically: some days she loathes her job, but most days are like today – challenging but rewarding.
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An article in Guardian newspaper about second chance students

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John Legend hosts TED Talks Education | PBS

John Legend hosts TED Talks Education | PBS | Education Projects | Scoop.it

Public television and TED, the non-profit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading, share a deep commitment to addressing the high school dropout crisis. The TED Talks Education one-hour program brings together a diverse group of teachers and education advocates delivering short, high-impact talks on the theme of teaching and learning. These original TED Talks are given by thought leaders including Geoffrey Canada, Bill Gates, Rita F. Pierson and Sir Ken Robinson. TED Talks Education is part of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s American Graduate initiative. See all speakers and performers.


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Ted TV series which addresses the current dropout rates in US

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JCJC offers a second chance for students - Hattiesburg American

JCJC offers a second chance for students - Hattiesburg American | Education Projects | Scoop.it
JCJC offers a second chance for students Hattiesburg American ELLISVILLE — For one young woman, who found herself transplanted in Bay Springs, Jones County Junior College offered a second chance at higher education; a chance Laura Small thought had...
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An education centre that helps transplanted families get back into the education system

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iPad Getting Started | iPad Beginners Guide | TCGeeks

iPad Getting Started | iPad Beginners Guide | TCGeeks | Education Projects | Scoop.it
This ipad getting started and beginners guide helps you learn the ipad, get tips and tricks, read tutorials and helps you get better use out of your ipad
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Revolution Hits the Universities

Revolution Hits the Universities | Education Projects | Scoop.it
Nothing has more potential to let us reimagine higher education than massive open online course, or MOOC, platforms.
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Once they sort out the problem of credentials and cheating, this thing will fly

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European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning

European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning | Education Projects | Scoop.it
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Students perceptions of elearning tools

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UNESCO & Global Education

UNESCO & Global Education | Education Projects | Scoop.it

UNESCO launches three major new education reports at Global EFA Meeting:

A Task Force of more than 600 young persons around the world contributed to the Youth Version of the 2012 EFA Global Monitoring Report Be Skilled, Be Employed, Be the Change Generation.

Within the framework of UNESCO's Global Partnership for Girls’ and Women's Education, From Access to Equality: Empowering Girls and Women through Literacy and Secondary Education makes the case for education as a means for empowerment for girls and women.

The 2012 Global Education Digest Opportunities lost: The impact of grade repetition and early school leaving reveals the urgent need to address the high numbers of children repeating grades and leaving school before completing primary or lower secondary education.

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Experts see family as key to reduce Roma school dropout | New ...

Experts see family as key to reduce Roma school dropout | New ... | Education Projects | Scoop.it
Working with Roma families is a key towards the success of their children at school, a group of experts gathered in Brussels emphasised on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination 21 March.
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What makes a NEET?

by Karinne Logez
Statistician, Directorate for Education and Skills
NEETS - young people aged between 15 and 29 years old who are not in employment, education or training - are a potential problem both for society and for themselves.
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The impact of NEETS on society - Young people aged 15-29 who are not in employment, education, or training

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Graduation comes for Millennium Second Chance students - WFXL FOX 31

Graduation comes for Millennium Second Chance students
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A graduation ceremony was held Friday at the Mitchell County High School for students who have completed high school through the Millennium Second Chance Education Center.
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A US program which takes high school dropouts and gets them ready for military or university

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5 Free Apps For Classrooms With A Single iPad - Edudemic

5 Free Apps For Classrooms With A Single iPad - Edudemic | Education Projects | Scoop.it
You don’t have to be in a 1:1 classroom to infuse technology. If you have one iPad, these free apps for classrooms are worth knowing about.
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The week university (as we know it) ended

The week university (as we know it) ended | Education Projects | Scoop.it
Without changing the model of pedagogy, the physical campus will not survive
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The growth of online education

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Why I Hate School But Love Education||Spoken Word

As the cyclical and seemingly never ending debate about education rages on, the topic - somewhat ironically, often poses more questions than it provides answ...
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