The European Schoolnet Academy released its new course catalogue for Autumn. A new set of five courses are available for teachers and other education professionals from September 2020.

Should schools reopen before or after summer vacation? Schools around Europe are slowly beginning to reopen but great disparities exist between countries and the school calendar has never been so undefined for millions of learners. Even when their health situation is comparable, the answers diverge.

During a webinar on 7 April 2020, Eric Welp, adviser at Kennisnet, presented how remote testing is organised in the Netherlands during the Covid-19 crisis. More than 30 participants, including representatives from Ministries and related organisations across Europe, joined the webinar.

15 April marks the birthday of one of the most astonishing artists in history: Leonardo Da Vinci. Last year, UNESCO decided to proclaim this day "World Art Day", taking it as an opportunity to reinforce the importance of art in the world and promote its diffusion and development.

Novigado is a new project with an objective to support schools and related stakeholders in the transition from a conventional and teacher-centred classroom into teaching practices that promote active learning with the support of innovative learning environments and use of relevant ICT.

The Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition calls for pledges to address the surging need for digital skills and solutions in these exceptional times. Across Europe, teaching and learning has moved online. While teachers in some schools and regions may be familiar with different Digital Education platforms, they are suddenly in a position where they may have to lead in producing, sourcing and manipulating digital learning content while ensuring that learner progression continues and is fairly assessed.

The crisis generated by the spread of Covid-19 has arguably led to more technology-supported change in schools in a few weeks than in the past 20 years. Digital technologies are playing a key role in providing much-needed continuity and support for teachers, learners and families in ways that would have been unimaginable, if not impossible, only a few years ago.

With COVID-19 forcing schools across Europe to close, many teachers, students and families are discovering emergency remote teaching and learning for the first time. How are policy-makers supporting schools and what challenges are they facing?

In an attempt to mitigate the spread of the Coronavirus disease, 87% of world's student population, over a billion and a half young people, are unable to attend class because of nationwide school and university closures in 165 countries.

Did you know that more than 40% of the estimated 6000 languages spoken in the world are in danger?

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