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Upcoming TRANSVAL-EU Conference

April 18-19 2023, Paris


The conference will share results of the Transval-EU Project Research Study. Please click here to learn more and register!

TRANSVAL-EU Research Conference: Call for Posters & Papers


Digital formative assessment to empower students in their learning 

Register now for final webinars on

6, 8 and 10 February 2023


Assess@Learning, coordinated by European Schoolnet, is an Erasmus+ policy experimentation project which aims to support the systemic uptake of Digital Formative Assessment (DFA) practices in schools.


Digital Formative Assessment is an innovative concept that improves student learning by providing an overview of learning paths, challenges and processes. How can policymakers support the effective use of data in teacher training? How can policymakers support school innovation?


Join our next webinar to learn more about digital formative assessment and how it can improve learning Outcomes. Click here to register.


Education research indicates that digital formative assessment is beneficial for students’ learning and improves knowledge retention. How can policymakers encourage teachers to give it a try?


Teaser video available here!

Education stakeholders and students discussed learning and assessment in schools. Join the A@L webinar by Prof. @jeaniebelfast and Kay Livingston @UofGEducation @UofGlasgowon 08/02 to learn more!


Where? Online. Register here

“Expert Network on Recognition of outcomes of learning periods abroad in general secondary school”: Final outputs available!

These project outcomes are the result of the precious contribution of an ad-hoc network, led by EFIL with CESIE and EIESP, consisting of 25 expert stakeholders from 15 EU countries.

PeerAct anti-bias project: Final evaluation report and conference

The PeerAct final online conference successfully took place on 10 January 2023 with around 40 participants across Europe. The main results of the final evaluation report were presented. The report is available here. EIESP was a project partner in this now concluded Erasmus+ project.

Key competences for all:

Policy design and implementation in Europe

The online conference to study the project findings was held on 18 January. Please click here to view the conference video.

New Film: Schools as Learning Communities

A new 'good practice' video is available on the Boa Agua School as part of the School Education Gateway.

A page is also promoted describing the toolkit webinars. 

School Education Gateway Webinars

The European Commission’s School Education Gateway offered two recent seminars:



CNESCO Conference

An online conference took place from 16-20 November in partnership with France Education International, on international comparisons by Cnesco on continuing training and professional development of educational staff. The EIESP collaborated alongside the CNAM in the conference organising committee.

Une conférence virtuelle a eu lieu du 16 au 20 novembre sur des comparaisons internationales du Cnesco sur la formation continue et le développement professionnel des personnels d'éducation. L'IEEPS  a collaboré avec la CNAM dans le comité d'organisation de la conférence.

European Toolkit for Schools Webinars

A series of webinars were held until 20 November,  on tackling early school leaving and promoting inclusion and family participation.

Additional webinars are on involving families & communities in meaningful interactions and support students’ learning & social development, and collaboration & co-construction of successful learning situations for all children. #EdGateway

Click here for more information about the European Toolkit for Schools.

Act 2GETHERLAND  Partnership

Please click here to learn more about the 2GETHERLAND forum - an upcoming virtual gathering, created with and for children and adults to explore how different generations can work together to create fair and sustainable environments!


Expert Network on Recognition of outcomes of learning periods abroad in general secondary education for a European Education Area

A Press Release was released on this important initiative, please click here to read it. You can also click here to register for the newsletter!

EIESP Activity Report

Please click here to download the Activity Report 2018-2019.

European Toolkit for Schools

EIESP provides ongoing support to the European Commission’s European Toolkit for Schools. TheToolkit, which is available through the School Education Gateway, offers concrete ideas for improving collaboration within, between and beyond schools with a view to enabling all children and young people to succeed in school. The Toolkit recently developed short films with examples of whole-school approaches to preventing early school leaving.  They are subtitled in all European languages.


Sweden teaser


Manchester teaser


Barcelona teaser

The project is funded by the European Commission.

Jean Gordon (1950-2018)

The EIESP fondly remembers Jean Gordon, Director of the EIESP from 2003 to 2013, and Joint Editor of European Journal of Education (EJE) and member of the EJE board (2004-2015). Jean passed away on 30 October 2018. On the anniversary of her passing, she is remembered by her colleagues at the EIESP and the European Journal of Education for her determined optimism, insightfulness, openness to new ideas, ability to negotiate values and forge compromises, and above all, her social and moral commitment and integrity. In addition to numerous editorials, Jean published a number of articles EJE which we present here, free to access through to October 2020.

EIESP  European Institute of Education and Social Policy

IEEPS Institut Européen d’Éducation et de Politique Sociale

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