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KMOP’s initiative “Live Without Bullying” selected by HundrED as one of the most impactful and scalable innovations in education

KMOP’s initiative “Live Without Bullying” selected by HundrED as one of the most impactful and scalable innovations in education

The “Live Without Bullying” project, created by KMOP, organisation member of COFACE Families Europe, has been selected as one of the most impactful and scalable innovations in education in the HundrED Global Collection 2023. This international distinction comes to reward the most impactful innovations that are changing the face of education in a post-Covid world.

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Guidelines for teachers and educators on tackling disinformation and promoting digital literacy through education and training

Guidelines for teachers and educators on tackling disinformation and promoting digital literacy through education and training

There is a clear need to strengthen the role of education and training in tackling disinformation and promoting digital literacy. The sooner we help young people acquire the digital skills and competencies to be critical and confident users, the better.  The guidelines provide hands-on guidance for teachers and educators, including practical tips and activity plans. They are designed for primary and secondary teachers with or without specialist knowledge of digital education. 

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ASPE (Greek large families) and university researchers participate in a parliamentary discussion on EU Child Guarantee

ASPE (Greek large families) and university researchers participate in a parliamentary discussion on EU Child Guarantee

At the joint meeting of the Committees on European Affairs and Social Affairs of the Hellenic Parliament that took place in July 2022, on the policies of the European Union for Children, our member ASPE, as well as the Social Administration Research Lab of the University of West Attica presented their proposals on the content of the National Action Plan that the Greek Government is expected to submit to the European Commission regarding the implementation of the Recommendation (EU) 2021/1004 for the establishment of a European Child Guarantee.

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EU Work-life Balance Directive transposition in action – A mixed picture: From non-compliance and basic minimum standards to ambitious reforms for modern gender-responsive family policies.

EU Work-life Balance Directive transposition in action – A mixed picture: From non-compliance and basic minimum standards to ambitious reforms for modern gender-responsive family policies.

The EU Work-life Balance Directive is the first legislative initiative that follows the launch of the European Pillar of Social Rights in 2017 and was formally adopted two years later in 2019. COFACE Families Europe expects high ambitions from the different EU institutions and national governments in the implementation of the European Pillar of Social Rights, as a stepping stone to develop a framework for a more social and fairer European Union.

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Beyond participation: Video workshops across Europe to engage in research with children, young people, and the next generation of teachers 

Beyond participation: Video workshops across Europe to engage in research with children, young people, and the next generation of teachers 

Digigen’s latest working paper shares insights on its innovative video workshop methodology which explores how children across five European countries perceive the effects of digitalisation on their current education and future lives. 

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