Recommendations from the e-Skills Manifesto on why digital skills in education are a priority.

Teaching students not only knowledge but also support the development of their key competences is seen as vital for their success in today's society and employment market. Still, the assessment of these competences is a challenge.

Despite the European economic crisis, most countries in Europe continue to invest in the future by lending political and financial support to increasing students' interest in pursuing science careers, to improving their performance in related subjects at school, and to enhancing their motivation.

Life Science and STEM teachers are invited to join the 6th Distance Learning Activity "Testing Scientific Skills: Exploring a Protocol to Construct Exam Questions to Assess Scientific Skills" which will take place online between February 29th and March 4th 2016.

Insafe is organising the campaign for the 13th consecutive year and hopes to count on your support.

The gap between the number of job seekers in Europe and the number of unfilled digital jobs is forecast to shrink, according to the latest research from analyst Empirica.

Over 500 of the most innovative teachers and education experts from across Europe gathered in Brussels for the 2015 annual eTwinning Conference from 22 to 24 October. This year's topic was "Active Citizenship" and – building on the 10th anniversary- how eTwinning has influenced the lives of former pupils who took part in an eTwinning project.

Society as a whole benefits from a better education in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). That was the general conclusion of speaker after speaker who attended this year's Eminent event (Expert Meeting In Education Networking) in Barcelona on 19 and 20 November 2015. And it was a message welcomed by the nearly 260 STEM professionals who gathered for the event.

Press release: Brussels, 16 November 2015 For the past six years, the Scientix project has helped thousands of teachers of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects in schools across Europe to experiment in their classroom, adopt innovative teaching and learning methods, and inspire future generations of scientists.

The Scientix project has gone from strength to strength since its inception in 2010, involving thousands of professionals in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) education. From 16 to 20 November 2015, we will celebrate those achievements to date during the Scientix Week.

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