Every year, hundreds of thousands of Europeans participate in the Erasmus scheme and take part in an academic and cultural exchange that goes on to influence their careers and lives. Plenty of youngsters remain partially excluded from it however.
A Eurofound report reveals that despite being provided with the necessary tools and supported remotely by teachers, most parents and legal guardians of children in primary and secondary schools are dissatisfied with distance learning.
In certain areas of Italy the distance to the nearest railway station makes this form of transport impractical. Below, we take a look at how well or poorly – and how many – schools in these areas are connected to households' places of residence.
Multilingualism is one of the founding principles of the European Union, but only one in five Europeans can speak two languages other than their own – even though the picture is improving. What really makes the difference is the effectiveness of language teaching and exposure to foreign languages.
The OECD has just published the results of the PISA test – the world’s biggest class exam, which its representatives conducted in 2018. On one day, in 79 countries, 600,000 school pupils, representing 32 million of their peers, tackled the two-hour-long test.