Policy Paper | WE ALL BELONG: The role of GCE in supporting democratic participation and addressing current global challenges
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Policy Paper | WE ALL BELONG: The role of GCE in supporting democratic participation and addressing current global challenges

Global Citizenship Education (GCE) has been a central topic to the work of the SOLIDAR Foundation membership across Europe and beyond. A common frame that reunites the membership of SOLIDAR Foundation is the fact that each one of them is striving to achieve social justice through education, ensuring that all learners have access to quality,…

Policy Paper – Peace Education Sustainable Journey to Peace: Peace Education in the Context of Global Citizenship Education
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Policy Paper – Peace Education Sustainable Journey to Peace: Peace Education in the Context of Global Citizenship Education

The Policy Paper on Peace Education A Sustainable Journey to Peace: Peace Education in the Context of Global Citizenship Education, presents the culmination of a whole year of activities for SOLIDAR Foundation and its members on the theme of Peace Education as a tool for achieving learning and sustainable societies.   The current political and security…

Citizenship and Lifelong Learning Monitor 2021
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Citizenship and Lifelong Learning Monitor 2021

The Citizenship and Lifelong Learning Monitor is SOLIDAR Foundation’s flagship publication, coming into its 6th edition and analysing policy developments linked to citizenship education and lifelong learning at EU level and across Europe. The 6th edition represents the last edition, considering that, since the Paris Declaration, there has been more work done at EU level with regards to strategic documents on citizenship education while…

Countering Shrinking Space through SOLIDAR Members’ Actions | Global Week of Action 2022
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Countering Shrinking Space through SOLIDAR Members’ Actions | Global Week of Action 2022

This 20 February 2022 marked the third year of SOLIDAR’s mobilisation for the World Day for Social Justice. In the span of a week, SOLIDAR and its members shared about their work to further social justice in Europe, Asia, Africa, Central and Latin America and how they keep doing so despite their space for action…

ECONOMIC & SOCIAL RIGHTS REPORT – THAILAND
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ECONOMIC & SOCIAL RIGHTS REPORT – THAILAND

Although the pro-democracy movement has reached an unprecedented scale in Thailand, political participation is not without risk, given the ongoing restrictions on fundamental political and social rights such as freedom of association and freedom of expression. There also remains a lack of enforcement for decent work standards and practices, and the context of extreme inequality which has become even more…

Policy Paper – The Commodification of Education and the Prevalence of For-Profit Education Stakeholders: Education for all or education for profit?
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Policy Paper – The Commodification of Education and the Prevalence of For-Profit Education Stakeholders: Education for all or education for profit?

On World Teachers’ Day, SOLIDAR Foundation celebrates all those who are educating learners to adapt to their current society. The teaching profession is providing one of the most essential rights that all should have, one without which it is hard for any individual to reach self-determination and fully enjoy all inalienable rights. Though much is…

Briefing Note – Education for Environmental Sustainability
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Briefing Note – Education for Environmental Sustainability

SOLIDAR Foundation is launching its Briefing Note on Education for Environmental Sustainability which aims to highlight the connections between the several ongoing initiatives at the EU level regarding EES and GCE, to support our members and partners’ advocacy actions for improving the policy making around the topic. This occurs in the framework of SOLIDAR Foundation’s work on GCE, working on advocacy towards the mainstreaming of Education for Environmental Sustainability…

SOLIDAR Foundation Briefing Paper – Individual Learning Accounts
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SOLIDAR Foundation Briefing Paper – Individual Learning Accounts

On 1 Jully 2020, the European Commission presented the Updated Skills Agenda. An individual right to lifelong learning was considered in the format of the Individual Learning Accounts (ILAs). The European Commission has committed itself to a proposal for a Council Recommendation on ILAs which is to be published towards the end of 2021. Based on…

Citizenship and Lifelong Learning Monitor 2020
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Citizenship and Lifelong Learning Monitor 2020

The Citizenship and Lifelong Learning Monitor 2020, released by SOLIDAR Foundation in partnership with FEPS, is a research report on the topic of policy developments in the field of attainment of skills, through lifelong learning, for active participation in society. The Monitor takes stock of the digital and green transitions through which European countries are expected to undergo…