Tag Archive for education

Education for the Present, Democracy for the Future: the Franck Biancheri Award Winning Conference in Budapest

From the 21st to the 23rd of April, AEGEE-Budapest hosted the conference “Education for the present, Democracy for the future”, which was the winner of the Franck Biancheri Award 2017. The event was organised together with Europe on Track and the Civic Education Working Group, with the support of the Association des Amis de Franck Biancheri. We talked to Álvaro González… Read more →

Introducing Policy Officers of AEGEE-Europe 2014-2015

During Autumn Agora Cagliari, Policy Officers were established as a body of our Network. President Paul Smits and Secretary General  Antonija Parat on behalf of the Comité Directeur presented a proposal to formally establish them in order to set some rules. The proposal was accepted with an overwhelming 94.49% of votes in favour. The position of Policy Officers was launched… Read more →

When talking about sustainability in AEGEE

What do AEGEE members understand when talking about sustainability? Where did they learn about this? And how would they like AEGEE to be involved with this topic? Finding out the answers to these questions was the aim of the survey on sustainability which was completed by almost 120 people from over 60 locals all around the network. Both multiple choice… Read more →

Bread! Education! Freedom!

Bread, education, freedom: the three basic human rights according to students who started a rebellion on November 17th, 1973 in Athens against the dictator, and finally managed to initiate something that would bring dictatorship in my country to an end. But how different is our government today, especially on the subject of education? My country has been severely damaged by… Read more →