According to estimates, almost half of the refugees from Ukraine are school-age children. Their return to school will help alleviate their psychological stress, give them a sense of stability and normalcy and an outlook to the future.
You will find here a series of articles and resources to support the integration of young Ukrainian refugees into the education systems of the EU Member States and Erasmus+ countries.
This one-year journey of discussion, debate and collaboration between citizens and politicians on the future of Europe culminated in a report submitted on 9 May to the Presidents of the EU institutions. The report outlines 49 proposals and more than 320 measures including concrete objectives. It is now up to the European Parliament, the Council and the European Commission to follow up, each according to their own area of competence.
eTwinning is the largest teachers' network in Europe. It provides a platform to enable teaching staff to create collaborative projects with one or more schools from different countries. It also offers webinars, competitions and learning events. There are a number of tools for professional development and members can win recognition for their best projects through quality labels and eTwinning awards.
The School Education Gateway is a platform for teachers, headteachers, policy-makers, experts and other professionals in the school education field. As well as the latest news and resources, its Teacher Academy offers professional development opportunities for teachers through online and on-site courses.
There is also a dedicated section to support Erasmus+ applicants and participants, which offers various opportunities for staff working in the education sector.