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Articles from Hungary

  1. Fighting the commercialisation of education 19 June 2018

    “Between hope and despair in the EU copyright reform- What's in it for education?”, by Nikola Wachter

    Nikola Wachter

    I am a teacher by training and I am concerned about the current European Union copyright reform. I am familiar with the day to day practices of preparing lessons, the search for the best picture, text snippet, piece of music or video that will help me to explain a certain...

    “Between hope and despair in the EU copyright reform- What's in it for education?”, by Nikola Wachter
  2. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 25 May 2018

    Go for it! The Bologna ministerial summit in Paris, by Andreas Keller

    Andreas Keller

    Isn’ it ironic? 50 years ago, in May 1968, students in Paris were going to the barricades and aspiring to a societal revolution – and initiated an overdue reform of higher education almost throughout Europe eventually. Today, in May 2018, ministers in charge of higher education from 48 countries belonging...

    Go for it! The Bologna ministerial summit in Paris, by Andreas Keller
  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 10 April 2018

    Copyright and education: unequal conditions for teaching and learning in Europe, by Teresa Nobre

    Teresa Nobre

    What can a teacher do in a classroom with a poem, a video, an artwork or a piece of music created by someone else? From early childhood education to higher education, literary and artistic works can be used by teachers, academics and researchers, education support personnel and students for educational...

    Copyright and education: unequal conditions for teaching and learning in Europe, by Teresa Nobre
  4. Equity and inclusion 15 March 2018

    “What Europe can do for refugees and migrants’ education” by Silvia Costa MEP

    Silvia Costa

    Refugees and migrants education, especially minors, is a top priority, the best way to empower them and foster their integration, but also one of the principles on which the EU is funded. It is incredible, though, that education of migrants - especially forced migrants and refugees - seems to be...

    “What Europe can do for refugees and migrants’ education” by Silvia Costa MEP
  5. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 20 September 2017

    Recession, Recovery, and Regime Change: Effects on Child Poverty in Hungary

    Andras Gabos, Istvan Gyorgy Toth

    The relative well-being of children is, in principle, driven by a mix of socio-economic developments (business cycles, demographic trends, etc.) on the one hand and of policy responses on the other. When the paradigmatic elements of policies (the policy regimes themselves) change, things get more complicated. This is exactly what...

    Recession, Recovery, and Regime Change: Effects on Child Poverty in Hungary
  6. Fighting the commercialisation of education 5 June 2017

    The CETA’s “Investment Court System”: A Supreme Tribunal to Protect the Wealth of Foreign Nationals

    Gus Van Harten

    Imagine if governments proposed a supreme tribunal for the world. The tribunal would have the power to review anything countries can do in their sovereign role. It could review countries’ laws and regulations at any level. It could review the judgments of their highest courts.

    The CETA’s “Investment Court System”: A Supreme Tribunal to Protect the Wealth of Foreign Nationals
  7. Trade union rights are human rights 1 May 2017

    This May Day, why not try solidarity?

    As the occasion to celebrate and reaffirm the value and values of trade unions, from which their principles continue to inspire, today must also serve as a lens to carefully examine our societies and institutions.

    This May Day, why not try solidarity?
  8. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 5 April 2017

    Hungary: EI deeply concerned about impact of new legislation on academic freedom  

    The global educators’ community condemns the adoption of legislative amendments proposed by Hungary’s government, endangering the independence of the Central European University and, consequently, fundamental pillars of all democracy.

    Hungary: EI deeply concerned about impact of new legislation on academic freedom  
  9. Trade union rights are human rights 28 October 2014

    Hungary: State enters the Classroom

    The long arm of the Hungarian government has reached into the country’s classrooms, leaving many fearful that authorities are preparing to tighten their grip on the teaching profession and undermine the role of education unions.

    Hungary: State enters the Classroom
  10. Fighting the commercialisation of education 30 September 2014

    European Ombudsman opens public consultation on TTIP transparency

    The public consultation on transparency of the TTIP negotiations by the European Ombudsman runs until 31 October 2014. Submissions can be made in any of the 24 official EU languages and can be provided by email, letter or fax.

    European Ombudsman opens public consultation on TTIP transparency
  11. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 1 July 2014

    New EURYDICE Report - Key Data on Early Childhood Education and Care in Europe

    'Key Data on Early Childhood Education and Care in Europe – 2014 Edition' highlights crucial access and quality issues concerning education and care of the youngest children in 32 European countries (37 education systems).

    New EURYDICE Report - Key Data on Early Childhood Education and Care in Europe
  12. Equity and inclusion 16 June 2014

    Conference on homophobic and Transphobic School bullying in Europe

    On 10 and 11 June 2914, European stakeholders in the field of education and discrimination prevention convened in Athens to exchange good practices and identify barriers and challenges concerning the prevention of bullying in schools, in particular on grounds of homophobia and transphobia.

    Conference on homophobic and Transphobic School bullying in Europe
  13. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 5 March 2014

    Hungary: common trade union front for quality in education for all

    Against the background of troubled relations between Hungarian trade unions and the government of the country, the trade union of teachers, SEHUN, is willing to cooperate with the Hungarian trade unions in the education who signed the 10 key messages in the framework of the EI/ETUCE campaign Unite for Quality...

    Hungary: common trade union front for quality in education for all
  14. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 27 November 2012

    Europe: Promoting Public Sector Education in an age of austerity

    Around 300 education union members assembled yesterday at the 2012 Conference of the European Trade Union Committee for Education (ETUCE) in Budapest, to successfully confront the austerity frenzy driving Europe’s political agenda.

    Europe: Promoting Public Sector Education in an age of austerity
  15. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 23 August 2012

    Hungary: teachers demand their involvement in reforms

    One of EI’s national affiliates, the Workers Councils’ Teacher Branch, KPSZ-KPT, has recently expressed their desire to initiate democratic negotiations with policy-makers on reforms to take effect in the Hungarian education system in 2013.

    Hungary: teachers demand their involvement in reforms
  16. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 22 February 2012

    Seminar tackles impact of economic crisis on Early Childhood Education

    Over 50 participants from 25 European countries attended a seminar on Early Childhood Education (ECE) organised by EI's European region, the ETUCE. Held from 20-21 February in Budapest, Hungary, the event tackled a wide range of issues linked to ECE, particularly the impact of the economic crisis on the sector.

    Seminar tackles impact of economic crisis on Early Childhood Education
  17. Trade union rights are human rights 27 November 2009

    EI condemns shooting by gunman at Pecs University in Hungary

    A student opened fire on classmates at Pecs University in southern Hungary, killing one student and wounding three persons, before turning himself in.

    EI condemns shooting by gunman at Pecs University in Hungary