European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker received the title of Doctor Honoris Causa by the Faculty of Law of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki at a ceremony at Thessaloniki’s Concert Hall on 14 July, in the presence of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos and other distinguished guests.
At the end of 2016 the project Promotion of entrepreneurship in secondary education was introduced by the Education Minister and the Secretary of State for Economy. It involves promoting the emergence of 'entrepreneurial schools' in the Grand Duchy, meaning secondary schools that encourage their students to develop multidisciplinary skills enabling them to succeed in future entrepreneurial challenges.
Key data on education statistics and indicators – 2014/15 has been published; with a new look for the 2016 edition.
Enabling young people to obtain a good, stable job quickly is a real challenge for society since the young are one of the groups most affected by unemployment. It is with this in mind that the TEVA study (Transition Ecole-Vie Active – transition from school to working life) was carried out by the Luxembourgish Training Observatory.
BEE CREATIVE is an initiative in formal and informal education aiming to improve digital competences (programming, security, design, communication) and technological creativity among young Luxembourgish residents.
The main lines of education policy and priority projects for the coming years were recently presented by the Minister of Education.
Curricula and didactic materials have significant impact on the quality of teaching and learning. Their modernisation is an important challenge for the coming years.
While general education is linear, vocational education and training (VET) is more complex having many different possibilities and routes. This short video guides us through Luxembourg's VET system.
From 1 July to 31 December 2015, Luxembourg will occupy the rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union for the twelfth time.