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The year for EuropeActive’s EU affairs team starts traditionally with the ERASMUS + Sport Info Day, on January 30, 2018 organised by the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) to inform potential applicants about the Erasmus+: Sport programme.

Our bodies aren’t designed to sit for long periods of time. Nevertheless many of us are physically inactive for the most part of the day. On average we sit for eleven hours a day.

The Let’s #BEACTIVE project, Erasmus+ funded action, was officially launched during a 2-day kick-Off meeting i

On the 24th and 25th January 2018, within the framework of the Bulgarian presidency, the Ministry of Youth and Sports organised in Sofia a conference on the importance of education and investigation for preventing doping in grassroots sport.

EuropeActive has attended today, January 25 2018, the 1st European Education Summit, dedicated to "laying the foundation of the European Education Area: for an innovative, inclusive and values based education". The summit has been hosted by Tibor Navracsics, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport.

Bulgaria will hold the presidency of the Council of the EU from 1st January to 30th June 2018.  The main priorities for the rotating Presidency are: young people, security and stability, the Western Balkans and eventually digital economy and skills for the future.

The 25th May is the day when the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will enter into force.

 

Cedefop has recently published an opinion survey on vocational education and training (VET) in Europe. It is crucial to understand the public perception of vocational education and training and the reasons behind that attitude to make VET a first choice for young and adult learners.

The International Standards Meeting (ISM), one of the most important events for the fitness sector, was held during 23-24 November in Rome. One of the biggest challenges of the fitness industry is properly educating and training skilled professionals. For this reason the main theme of the ISM was ‘Uniting the Fitness Industry through Education’.

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