Meeting of experts in education and innovation – Berlin 10 and 11 October

On 10 and 11 October the Center for Educational Innovation organized with the University of Indiana workshops in Berlin. The objective is to prepare a sketch of recommendations for Tibor Navracsis, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sports; Marianne Thyssen, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion and Jiry Katainen, European Commissioner for Employment, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness.

The recommendations for action against youth unemployment in member countries of the European Union are divided into 4 groups concerning parents, youth, employers and teachers.

The experts participating in the meeting were:

Alan Bruce, Universal Learning Systems – Ireland

Beth Christie, Edinburgh University – Scotland

Danuta Jazlowiecka, European Parliament – Poland

Triin Saag, European Parliament – Estonia

Janko Korosec, European Parents Association – Slovenia

Monia Ben Larbi, Foundation “Schools awakening” – Germany

Andreas Riepl, Federal Center of eEducation – Austria

Gary Crow, Indiana University – USA

Larry Mikulecky, Indiana University – USA

Maria Begoña Peña Lang, University Basque Country – Spain

Nicolas Jonas, Center for Educational Research and Innovation, OECD – France

Joanna Bochniarz, Center for Educational Innovation – Poland

Jorge Gimeno, Center for Educational Innovation – Spain

On 17 and 18 November in Brussels the final draft recommendations will be presented, taking place on November 17 last expert meeting.

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