Education Policy Pill: Global Citizenship Education (GCE)
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Education Policy Pill: Global Citizenship Education (GCE)

Global Citizenship Education (GCE) has been a central topic to the work of SOLIDAR Foundation membership across Europe and beyond. SOLIDAR Foundation strives to achieve social justice through education, ensuring that all learners have access to quality, public education that is done in a lifelong and lifewide manner. GCE is recognised as political education on a global scale which…

Education Policy Pill: European Year of Skills through a social justice lens
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Education Policy Pill: European Year of Skills through a social justice lens

A year ago, at the State of the European Union address (SOTEU), the European Commission proposed to make 2023 the European Year of Skills (EYS). When it was launched, on 9 May 2023, SOLIDAR published its statement, strongly advocating for a shift towards a lifelong and life-wide learning perspective, focusing on key competences and transversal competences…

Organising for a Just Transition to a climate friendly and fair economy
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Organising for a Just Transition to a climate friendly and fair economy

Education is a key enabler for a Just Transition to a sustainable economy. It has the potential for fostering behavioral change and collective action, cultivating green skills, accelerating climate literacy, and building communities’ resilience and adaptive capacity.  Target 4.7 of SDG4 aims to ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote…

Education Policy Pill: The Aftermath of the Conference on the Future of Europe: A Turning Point for Citizenship Education?
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Education Policy Pill: The Aftermath of the Conference on the Future of Europe: A Turning Point for Citizenship Education?

The Conference on the Future of Europe (CoFoE) was a citizen-led series of debates and discussions that took place from April 2021 to May 2022. People from all over the EU had the opportunity to exchange ideas and contribute to shaping Europe’s shared future during the Conference. As a result of the conference, 49 proposals…

Education Policy Pill: What is Peace Education and how does it work in practice?
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Education Policy Pill: What is Peace Education and how does it work in practice?

This Policy Pill offers you a “dive” into SOLIDAR Foundation’s latest Policy Paper on Peace Education.With this Policy Pill, you’ll find out more on what Peace Education is, the relevant policies and how Peace Education works in practice exemplified through the work of SOLIDAR Foundation members. By bringing together academic literature on Peace Education, relevant…

Education Policy Pill: Developments of the Updated Digital Education Action Plan (DEAP)  
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Education Policy Pill: Developments of the Updated Digital Education Action Plan (DEAP)  

With the European Commission having implemented the updated Digital Education Action Plan (2021-2027) more than a year ago comes the time to take stock of its developments.   This gamified policy brief offers a short recap of the DEAP and SOLIDAR Foundation’s work on the topic, and then advances to an ‘interactive mindmap’ to make…

Education Policy Pills: Experience SOLIDAR Foundation’s first game tracing the development of EU policy on Education for Environmental Sustainability
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Education Policy Pills: Experience SOLIDAR Foundation’s first game tracing the development of EU policy on Education for Environmental Sustainability

SOLIDAR Foundation proudly presents its newest policy brief in a gamified format. As the Council of the EU is approaching to make a decision on a Council Recommendation for learning for environmental sustainability, SOLIDAR Foundation wishes to track the process that led to this momentous achievement in education policymaking while supporting our members and partners…