IP/14/887  29-07-2014 - Vassiliou urges Education Ministers to help kids crack the code 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 29 July 2014 European Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou has written a letter to EU Education Ministers urging them to ensure that children have the opportunity to develop basic computer coding skills in school.
IP/14/854  22-07-2014 - Commissioner Vassiliou: cultural heritage to gain from stronger European support 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 July 2014 Cultural heritage organisations should seize the opportunities of European Union funding programmes and policies to help address the challenges facing the sector, according to a new report by the European Commission.
IP/14/821  10-07-2014 - Another record-breaking year for Erasmus 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 10 July 2014 The latest Erasmus statistics released by the European Commission today reveal that nearly 270 000 students - a new record - benefitted from EU grants to study or train abroad in 2012-2013.
MEMO/14/476  10-07-2014 - Erasmus 2012-13: the figures explained 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 10 July 2014 The European Commission publishes new figures1 today on the number of students, teachers and other staff in higher education who benefitted from the Erasmus programme in the 2012-13 academic year (IP/14/821).
SPEECH/14/543  10-07-2014 - Erasmus – nearly 270 000 students receive EU grants 
European Commission - European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Androulla VASSILIOU Member of the European Commission for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth Presentation of the Erasmus statistics 2012-13 Brussels, 10 July 2014 Ladies and Gentlemen, We all know how popular Erasmus is so I am delighted to announce another record-breaking year for the programme.
MEMO/14/462  04-07-2014 - Commissioner wishes Tour de France 'bonne chance' 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 4 July 2014 On Saturday 5 July, the 101st Tour de France cycling race will start in Britain, with the first 'Grand Départ' leg running from Leeds to Harrogate. In total, 22 multi-national teams will compete over 21 stages covering a total distance of 3 664...
IP/14/747  02-07-2014 - Launch of European Tertiary Education Register - a new transparency approach in higher education 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 2 July 2014 The new European Tertiary Education Register (ETER) publishes its first results today, providing easy access to information on universities in 36 countries, including all EU Member States.
MEMO/14/447  02-07-2014 - Q&A: European Tertiary Education Register 
European Commission - European Commission MEMO Brussels, 2 July 2014 What is the European Tertiary Education Register (ETER)? The European Tertiary Education Register (ETER) is funded by the European Commission with the aim of compiling a register of European higher education institutions (HEIs) based on comparable data.
IP/14/734  25-06-2014 - Commission calls for action as survey reveals more than 80% of teachers in the EU feel undervalued 
European Commission - European Press release Brussels, 25 June 2014 Commission More than a third of teachers in the European Union work in schools with a shortage of qualified staff and nearly half of school leaders report a shortage of teachers for special needs' pupils.
IP/14/716  24-06-2014 - Albania joins EU's Creative Europe programme 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 24 June 2014 Albanian cultural organisations will, from today, be able to benefit from the Culture sub-programme of Creative Europe. European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth Androulla Vassiliou and Albanian Minister of Culture Mirela Kumbaro Furxhi signed an agreement confirming the country's participation...