Recommendations for EU policy developments on the protection of minors in the digital age
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Recommendations for EU policy developments on the protection of minors in the digital age

Original publication: February 2018 Authors: London School of Economics and Political Science: Sonia Livingstone, Damian Tambini and Nikola Belakova Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2sfS6tB Available languages: The widespread use of digital technologies is changing the conditions of childhood across the EU and globally. An estimated one in three internet Read more…

Child safety online: definition of the problem
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Child safety online: definition of the problem

Original publication: February 2018 Author: Dublin Institute of Technology: Brian O’Neill Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2nOHKeN Available languages: Children’s unprecedented access to and use of the Internet brings numerous benefits as well as risks, presenting a range of legal, regulatory and safeguarding challenges.  Child online safety refers to the Read more…

E-lending: Challenges and Opportunities
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E-lending: Challenges and Opportunities

Original publication: June 2016 Author: Dan MOUNT Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2mepRX7 Available languages: Background For the majority of human history the products of knowledge, culture and learning were only accessible to a small proportion of society. Indeed, until the arrival of mainstream literacy, fuelled by the expansion of public education Read more…

Promoting Media and Information Literacy in Libraries
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Promoting Media and Information Literacy in Libraries

Original publication: June 2016 Author: Frank HUYSMANS Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2CPJEWa Available languages: The concepts of media literacy and information literacy were developed in the 1960s70s at a time when the growing importance of mass media and information in everyday life started to make educators wonder whether basic literacy skills Read more…

The New Role of Public Libraries in Local Communities
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The New Role of Public Libraries in Local Communities

Original publication: June 2016 Authors: Barbara LISON, German Library Association; Natascha REIP (Co-Author), German Library Association Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2m6jPXF Available languages: Subject Matter / Definition of the problem This briefing note provides an analysis and evaluation of the current and prospective roles of public libraries in their local Read more…

Figure 1: The Strategic Triangle
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EU funding for cultural work with refugees: current practice and lessons learned

Original publication: November 2017 Author: Rasoul Nejadmehr Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2zahWhI Available languages: This essay is an inquiry into publicly funded cultural projects that are intended to address the current refugee crisis. It investigates different approaches to artistic interventions in different Member States (MS), the conditions of cultural Read more…

EU funding for cultural work with refugees: towards the next programme generation
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EU funding for cultural work with refugees: towards the next programme generation

Original publication: November 2017 Authors: Rosanna LEWIS (author), Polly MARTIN (co-author) Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2jcFYlq Available languages: This briefing paper explores cultural work with refugees in Europe, analysing the current funding programmes of the European Union. The paper particularly focuses on the Erasmus+, Creative Europe and Europe for Read more…

Why cultural work with refugees
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Why cultural work with refugees

Original publication: November 2017 Author: Prof Alison Phipps, University of Glasgow, UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2zW7FcE Available languages: Background This briefing provides useful, authoritative and timely information to Members of the CULT Committee on the effectiveness of cultural work Read more…

Table 1: Priority areas of the 2011 and the 2017 communications
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Modernisation of higher education

Original publication: October 2017 Authors: ACA: Irina Ferencz, Bernd Wächter Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2AiZQyv Available languages: Background This study, titled “A renewed EU agenda for higher education” was produced by staff of the Academic Cooperation Association (ACA) – a Brussels-based organisation focused on the internationalisation of higher education Read more…

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