11th International Conference in Tallinn, Estonia 22-24 September 2016

The Learning Teacher Network’s 11th annual International Conference will be held at the four star Nordic Hotel Forum in Tallinn, Estonia on 22-24 September 2016 with the title ‘Empowering the Teacher of Tomorrow’.

Call for papers and presentations

The Teaching Profession in Europe

This Eurydice report analyses the relation between the policies that regulate the teaching profession in Europe, and the attitudes, practices, and perceptions of teachers. The analysis covers aspects such as initial teacher education, continuing professional development, transnational mobility, as well as teacher demographics, working conditions, and the attractiveness of the profession.

Free lesson content on the Global Goals for Sustainable Development

The World's Largest Lesson is thrilled to announce that their website is live with the following free lesson content on the Global Goals for Sustainable Development:
- An animated film written by Sir Ken Robinson
- ‘Heroes for Change’ comic book
- A range of lesson plans linking to the Global Goals
- A teachers guide
- A guide to the Global Goals for Children and Young people

Show solidarity!

’If we rescued the banks we can save refugees’, the German Chancellor Angela Merkel said yesterday. So very true. The refugee crisis in Europe worsens, adults and children are dying in their desperation to flee persecution and reach safety in Europe. Staying silent is one of the worst things you can do. Education, speak up and defend human rights!

Apply for the ESD Okayama Award

We recommend organizations which conduct good practices of ESD to apply for this Award.

Okayama City in Japan is pleased to officially announce the launch of the ‘ESD Okayama Award’ in cooperation with the ESD Okayama Award Steering Board, which is composed of organizations that have been promoting ESD in Japan and around the world.

Invitation to take part in testing descriptors for Competences for Democratic Culture

Dear Sir, Madam,

The Council of Europe’s Education Department, in co-operation with numerous international experts, has developed a new theoretical model of Competences for Democratic Culture.

Large interest in the LTN's European training course 'The Global Classroom'

We are delighted to inform that 32 participants (plus the four course trainers) will be attending the network's European training course 'The Global Classroom – Educating for a more just and sustainable world', which will take place in Malta on 13-17 October.

European higher education insights from the European Tertiary Education Register

The second edition of the European Tertiary Education Register (ETER) link outside the EC domain was published on 3 July 2015.

ETER is the only Europe-wide compilation of comparable data about individual higher education institutions, covering more than 2,200 universities and colleges in Europe.

The Learning Teacher Magazine 2/2015 has been published

The Learning Teacher Magazine is the Learning Teacher Network's illustrated publication which targets educators and trainers with an international reach. The magazine is published four times a year.

The Magazine 2/2015 has now been published in printed and electrronic versions.

EU News: Erasmus+ Students and Alumni Association Launched

A new umbrella association, the Erasmus+ Students and Alumni Association (ESAA), has been created, to represent students from inside and outside Europe who take part in Erasmus+.

Four associations are brought together by the new association – Erasmus Student Network, Erasmus Mundus Student and Alumni Association (EMA), the garagErasmus Foundation and Erasmus+ Oceans.