Events previous

Due to the prevailing global pandemic COVID-19, the Centre for Innovative Education (CIE) could not organise a physical event in Brussels and the project countries. The meeting was organized on December 10, 2020 in an online format, attended by all FOLM project partners, a representative of the European Commission, the Committee of the Regions, Members of the European Parliament once a small number of experts and bodies that have been working with NEF for years.
On 1 December, for the first time in the history of the New Education Forum, the conference was held online. The main discussion revolved around Outdoor Learning as a key tool for the development of young people.
The 16th of October, the FOLM team in Ireland hosted an online webinar, the New Education Forum.
XIV New Education Forum Strengthening transversal competences 10th of December - Brussels, European Economic and Social Committee Rue Belliard 99-101, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium The New Education Forum has been operating at the European level since 2015. Representatives of cities and regions, academic institutions and companies create a platform for the exchange of knowledge, experience and contacts in the field of educational innovation, learning and labour market. Each year, NEF's many months of activities are summarized by a conference in Brussels, to which speakers, who are outstanding experts in their fields and all members of the NEF network are invited. Until now, NEF speakers were several dozen experts from all over Europe. Peter Higgins - University of Edinburgh, Brendan Burns and Jacek Krawczyk - European Economic and Social Committee, Monsterrat Gomendio - OECD, Dana Carmen Bachmann - European Commission, Elen Doherty - General Teaching Council for Scotland, Uwe Combuchen – CEEMET had their speeches during the Forum. This year's conference was opened by: Jerzy Buzek, Member of the European Parliament, who has been the NEF Ambassador since its founding; Jacek Krawczyk, President of the Employers' Group of the European Economic and Social Committee, at whose invitation the conference was held by the EESC, and Tomasz Frankowski, Member of the European Parliament, who expressed his willingness to cooperate with the New Education Forum in the coming years. This year, we focused on young people who want to enter the labour market and often do not. We were looking for solutions, new teaching models and ways of encouraging and mobilizing young people. The New Education Forum in Brussels gave a chance to show innovative educational solutions that strengthen transversal competences. Speakers presented their methods and examples of activities. They represented institutions such as: City of Poznań, Asociacion Amica from Spain, Innovative Education Center…

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