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.

Dyslexia International - cost free science-based online teacher training materials

The University of London and Dyslexia International ASBL, with Literacy International CIO will launch a Massive Open Online Course (‘MOOC’) on best practice in teaching literacy and supporting children with difficulties in reading and writing.

The start date is 1 October 2014.
To sign up, go to the Coursera webpage

“Europe, a fresh start": Italian Presidency of the Council of the European Union

The Italian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, titled “Europe, a fresh start”, commenced on 1st July.

The strategic framework highlights three areas:
1) A job-friendly Europe: delivering economic growth;
2) Moving Europe closer to its citizens: an area of democracy, rights and freedom;
3) Taking Europe’s foreign policy to a higher gear.

Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Serbia now part of Erasmus+

On 19 June 2014, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro respectively signed an Agreement establishing their partial participation in 'Erasmus+': the Union programme for education, training, youth and sport (2014-2020).

The 2nd World Dyslexia Forum on 17-20 August 2014

The 2nd World Dyslexia Forum (IIWDF-2014) will take place in Belo Horizonte, Brazil on 17-20 August 2014.

The Learning Teacher Journal 1/2014 now published

The Learning Teacher Network's academic, peer reviewed The Learning Teacher Journal 1/2014 has been published.

You find further information on http://www.learningteacher.eu/journal

To open and read the issue 1/2014 direct on-line as flipbook: http://www.learningteacher.eu/sites/learningteacher.eu/files/flipbook/53...

The Learning Teacher Magazine 2/2014 now published

The Learning Teacher Magazine 2/2014 has been published.

All Magazines are available as flipbooks on http://www.learningteacher.eu/magazine

To open the issue 2/2014 direct:
http://www.learningteacher.eu/sites/learningteacher.eu/files/flipbook/53....

Copies of the Magazine in printed format are delivered by post to network members, authors and subscribers.

The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia joins Erasmus+

On 4 June 2014, the Commission received the written notification from the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia providing for the entry into force of the Erasmus+ agreement establishing the country's participation in the new education, training, youth and sport programme.

2015 officially designated as European Year for Development

On 14 April 2014, the European Union's Foreign Affairs Council gave the green light to designate 2015 as the European Year for Development. The motto of the year will be "Our world, our dignity, our future".