Malala Wins 2014 World's Children's Prize

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager who won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize for her work championing education rights for all children, has been awarded another prestigious honor.

The World's Children's Prize -- dubbed by media as the "Children's Nobel Prize" -- is based on a global vote involving millions of children.

Registration period is open for the Zagreb Conference 2015

The Learning Teacher Network’s 10th International Conference will be held at the Sheraton Hotel in Zagreb, Croatia on 16-18 April 2015 with the title ‘Innovation for Development in Learning and Sustainability’.

Network Recommendations for the UNESCO Global Action Programme on ESD

34 delegates from 11 countries met in Istanbul, Turkey on 26-27 September 2014 for the Learning Teacher Network’s International Seminar on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD).

New Erasmus+ Call and Programme Guide Published

The Erasmus+ Programme Guide for the 2015 General Call for Proposals was published in English on 06/10/2014, with further language versions to follow at the end of October.

Link to the Erasmus+ website

The European training course 'The Global Classroom' in October in Malta

The Learning Teacher Network's five-day European training course 'The Global Classroom – Educating for a more just and sustainable world' was scheduled for May 2015 but has now been moved in time.

The United Nations' (UN) World Teachers' Day on 5 October

The United Nations' (UN) World Teachers' Day commemorates the work of teachers and their contributions to society. It is observed on October 5 each year.

The World Teachers' Day celebrates the role teachers play in providing quality education at all levels. This enables children and adults of all ages to learn to take part in and contribute to their local community and global society.

Successful International Seminar on ESD in Istanbul

34 colleagues from 11 countries enjoyed the Learning Teacher Network's International Seminar 'ESD at the Crossroads' held in Istanbul, Turkey on 26-27 September. Stimulating discussions and presentations, great atmosphere, much learning and sharing.

Register for the 2014 EU Young Translator contest

Registration for Juvenes Translatores, the annual translation contest for 17-year-old pupils all over Europe, opened on 1 September 2014.

Each year, the EU Young Translator Juvenes Translatores contest gives a taste of what it is like to be a translator to over 3 000 teenagers from more than 750 schools across Europe.

The Learning Teacher Newsletter 6/2014 published

Number 6/2014 of the Learning Teacher Network's free electronic newsletter, 'The Learning Teacher Newsletter', has been published.

The Newsletter is usually not published on the website, only this time, as it is distributed through e-mail only.

Ukraine's President signs new Education Law

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, with the support of nearly every faction of the parliament, has signed into law a new bill on higher education (August 4, 2014). This was stated by Serhiy Kvit, the Ukrainian Minister of Education and Science, at a press briefing at Ukraine Crisis Media Center.