Are you a lower or upper secondary school teacher? Are you working in the EU in English, Croatian, French, German, Greek, Italian, Polish, Spanish or Romanian? Are you passionate about movies and you think that film education can be enriching for your classroom? If yes, then answer to this call!

The 8th of September marks International Literacy Day - the day declared by UNESCO to celebrate the importance of literacy. It also serves to remind everyone that access to quality education is a matter of dignity and human right. Although the right to education is recognised for all, many people of all ages and genders still find it difficult to access knowledge and improve their literacy. According to the UNESCO Institute for Statistics, there are still over 773 million illiterate people around the world .

On 26-27 July, the European Film Factory Symposium was held in Romania under the framework of the Transylvania International Film Festival (TIFF) and thanks to their collaboration with its educational programme EducaTIFF.

On the 9th of June, Ministries of Education in the Steering Committee of European Schoolnet elected a new Chair, Jan de Craemer, who replaces Giovanni Biondi in this position.

On the 9th of June, the European Schoolnet Steering Committee, comprised of 33 member Ministries of Education, elected Jan De Craemer (Belgium) to become the new Chair of European Schoolnet for a 4-year mandate. At this position, he will replace Giovanni Biondi.

The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated that crises do not impact everyone and every sector in the same way. According to the OECD : "SMEs [small and medium-sized enterprises] have often been more affected than large firms by the COVID-19 crisis". However, despite their losses, they have shown us once more how important their role is in strengthening the global economy and supporting other sectors.

In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Assess@Learning policy experimentation plays its full role as it has the potential to help policy makers and schools to turn the challenges posed by the pandemic into an opportunity to transform education.

Through a selection of timeless European films, immerse yourself and your students in film education. Breathe life into your history, French, or geography lessons by compiling them with our selection of films and documentaries from the European film heritage.

Online learning – particularly when offered at scale in the form of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) – offers the potential to address the constant, global need for more teacher training. Nevertheless, there are many reasons why teachers may be hesitant to study in a fully online programme.

Covid-19 put digital infrastructures at schools and homes to the test. Policy makers discussed first lessons learned from the crisis during an online webinar, with a focus on Belgium, Finland and Estonia. As in many other areas, the outbreak of Covid-19 only amplified issues related to digital infrastructure that already existed prior to the crisis.

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