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Multi-speed Erasmus: economic inequalities and higher education opportunities

By , , |January 31st, 2022|Tags: , , , , |

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.

Homeschooling: most parents and caregivers unhappy with distance learning

By |April 28th, 2021|Tags: , , |

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.

It is difficult to reach school in Italy’s least connected provinces

By |February 24th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

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.

In Europe, speaking more than one language is still a privilege

By |December 30th, 2019|Tags: , |

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 mystery of the Easter Island statues and choosing the best telephone plan

By |December 14th, 2019|Tags: , |

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.