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29 novembre 2017

Labour and training: the new web portal IUL@work

A web portal dedicated to safety and organisation of work environments, corporate responsibility, and professional qualifications and development. This is the new challenge set by the online University, IUL, which has published its new website Iul@work, an online environment where it is possible to find professional and updating courses for all professional figures from employees to managers and entrepreneurs. The educational provision, available on the website www.iulatwork.it is updated with the current regulations, the Unified text on safety at work (Legislative decree 81/08), the State-Regions agreement, Europe 2020 strategy and the regulation on Administrative Liability of Legal Entities (Legislative decree 231/2001). «The courses provision – Flamino Galli, General Director of Indire and President of IUL declared – enable students to expand their knowledge through hands-on experience. On the portal there are also specific contents, available free of charge, to delve into themes related to the culture of work and professional ethics. Its aim is to provide users with vast knowledge of problematic situations and their risks, through increased awareness of prevention rules and organisational culture». The courses can be purchased from the website and is organised into video lessons, slides, handouts, and deepening materials. A team of experts is always available to answer users’ questions. The portal is also a constantly updated magazine, where highly specialised contents are published to spread knowledge and delve into different aspects of work: organisation, health and safety, ethics and business management. Scientific articles, interviews and best practises are aimed to give answers and stimulate curiosity on the “culture of work”. For information: www.iulatwork.itwww.iuline.it What IUL is IUL – Italian University Line is a private e-learning university, founded in 2005. It is sponsored by the IUL Consortium, consisting of INDIRE and the University of Florence.  IUL is a reference point for lifelong learning and can be intended as a “Lifelong Learning University” for anyone who wishes to acquire new knowledge in their field of work. The University’s teaching body consists of professors and researchers from the University of Florence and researchers from INDIRE, as well as experts in the various subjects.      

Sicurezza

12 dicembre 2017

«School is the natural ground for sowing the seeds of safety culture»

Safety culture at work begins at school. Therefore, only starting from school we can provide students – the workers of tomorrow – with the necessary tools to face up to the risks associated with work activities. The attention that this theme has received is encouraging, and first of all, I wish to highlight how and […]

Sicurezza

12 dicembre 2017

Safety culture at work begins at school

Starting from school to educate the new generation to safety culture, prevention and health. This was the focus of the convention “Memory safe: the culture of safety”, in the presence of government representatives. The debate was moderated by the journalist Maria Concetta Mattei, and introduced by Indire’s General Director, Flaminio Galli. The event was participated […]

Erasmus+

11 dicembre 2017

#Erasmusx10: the online petition to increase the budget of the programme

L’Erasmus+ Coalition, the network made up of 40 European organisations, representing the major beneficiaries of the programme Erasmus + at all levels, has launched the online petition #Erasmusx10. The campaign aims to gather support at transnational level in order to strengthen the Erasmus programme and increase the budget to create in 2021-2027 a new, more […]

Erasmus+

6 dicembre 2017

KA1 Mobility projects, the webinar for school and adult sectors on 14/12/17

The webpages dedicated to KA1 School and KA1 Adult learning mobility projects are up-to-date with the necessary information to submit project proposals and the 2018 application forms. With a view to the 1 February 2018  deadline, the agency organises an informative webinar on Thursday 14 December from 2pm  to 4 pm, dedicated to the Key […]

Europa

5 dicembre 2017

European citizenship: the project RoSAE gets underway

On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaties establishing the European Union, Indire is one of the participating partners of the project “Rome and Sarajevo for Europe – A European “treaty” of and for the citizens” (RoSAE). RoSAE is coordinated by the department for Development and European funding programmes of […]

Sicurezza

4 dicembre 2017

The convention “Memory Safe: the culture of safety” in Rome on 12 December

On 12 December, the convention “Memory Safe: the culture of safety” will take place in Rome. (Acquario Romano, piazza Manfredo Fanti 47,  at 10:30 am). Memory Safe is an initiative financed by the Ministry of Labour, with the participation of the Ministry of Education, University and Research and the collaboration of the social partners. The […]

Epale

1 dicembre 2017

Adult education: Epale’s September focus is health literacy

When we think about adult education, health is rarely the first thing to come to our minds. We rather think about basic skills or upskilling for the labour market. However, adult education can also be an important tool to enhance people’s health and wellbeing. In 2013, this report on health literacy of the World Health Organization […]

Erasmus+

30 novembre 2017

The European Commission presented in Brussels the report on the achievements of the Erasmus+ programme during 2016

As the celebrations for the 30th anniversary of Erasmus came to an end on 30 November 2017, the European Commission published a report on the achievements of the Erasmus+ programme during 2016. The 2016 Erasmus+ report confirms the key role played by the programme in building a more resilient Europe united around common European values. With a […]

Etwinning

30 novembre 2017

Are you an e-Twinner? Assess your skills with the project MeTP!

The project Monitoring eTwinning Practice (MeTP) was developed in the framework of the  e-Twining’s monitoring project dedicated to pedagogical skills. MeTP is a system for self-evaluation and assessment, helping teachers improve their skills, while keeping track of the progress of their digital skills and pedagogical competencies developed in electronic twinning activities among schools. On a dedicated […]

Scuola

29 novembre 2017

The conference proceedings of “Best practices of CLIL and Europ@”

On 22 September the School District “Rossella Casini” in Scandicci (FI) organised the convention: “Best practices of CLIL and Europ@” the concluding event of the project dedicated to best practices in CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning). The event offered opportunities for reflection and exchange on the CLIL method, characterised by an immersive educational approach […]

Epale

28 novembre 2017

Language support for refugees: the new toolkit of the Council of Europe

The Council of Europe has made available a new toolkit to support all those collaborating with NGOs and charitable associations in providing language support for refugees and asylum seekers. The toolkit includes 57 ready to use didactic tools and materials providing guidelines for the interaction with the refugees in the first meetings, and encouraging positive […]

Erasmus+

28 novembre 2017

Erasmus+ on the lookout for inspiring stories of social mobility through education

Creating a network of positive role models to inspire, with their stories, young people living in difficult social environments, and to help them make the most of negative situations. This is the initiative of the European commission participated in by the National Agency Erasmus+ and the Epale Italian Unit – Electronic Platform for Adult Learning […]

Eurydice

28 novembre 2017

Entrepreneurship education at school in Europe

Developing and promoting entrepreneurship education has been one of the key policy objectives of the EU institutions and Member States for many years. The new publication of Eurydice Italy, entitled “Entrepreneurship education at school in Europe” aims to provide an overview of Entrepreneurship education in European. The report focuses on primary education, lower and general […]

Erasmus+

27 novembre 2017

Erasmus+ 30th anniversary closing event, live streaming from Brussels

The 30th anniversary celebration year of the most famous European mobility programme is about to be concluded with a large event in Brussels, promoted by the European commission. High-profile events and an artistic show will take place at the heart of the European institutions on the coming 30 November, in the presence of the Commissioner […]

Eurydice

27 novembre 2017

Education in Europe: two new publications of the Eurydice network

Eurydice network has just released two publications in English on the structure and organisation of educational systems in Europe, available for consultation, free of charge. The first publication, The Structure of the European Education Systems helps to understand how the educational systems are organised in different countries, form pre-primary to tertiary education, to find differences […]