Meeting of Directors General for Schools, Verona, 20-21 November 2014

 

 

Meeting of Directors-General for Schools
20-21 November 2014 - Verona

AGENDA

ARRIVALS on 19 November
                        Check in at the hotel

18.00 – 20.00 Registration
20:00 Dinner (hotel restaurants)

             

DAY ONE, 20 November

DG Schools meeting

08.30 - 09.00 Registration (late arrivals)
09.00 – 9.30 Objectives of the meeting – Italian Presidency Director General Carmela Palumbo and European Commission, Director Antonio Silva Mendes
9.30 – 11.00 Early School Leaving
Presentation of the main findings of the forthcoming Eurydice report on ESL with focus on guidance;
IT Presidency presentation;
Feedback from the Working Group on School focusing on ESL and collaborative approaches;
Discussion on way forward
11.00 – 11.15 Coffee break
11.15 - 12.30 Situation in school sector
Stocktaking of ET2020 – discussion on first results of the consultation and implications for school sector
European Area of Skills and Qualifications – reflection on the results of stakeholder consultations and outcomes for School sector
12.30 – 14.00 Lunch


Informal part

14.00 - 16.00 Transfer to the Job & Orienta Fair site and visit (possible meeting with the Italian Minister of Education)
16.00 – 16.15 Coffee break
16.15 -  17.30 Early Childhood Education and Care – presentation of the Report of the TWG on ECEC and of the Eurydice ECEC Report, discussion on the expected way forward; (Job & Orienta Fair – Sala Puccini)
20.00 - 22.00 Gala Dinner (“Due Torri” Restaurant )


DAY TWO, 21 November

09.00 - 10.30 Teaching and modern teaching techniques
Setting the scene: presentation of TALIS results by the European Commission followed by a discussion.
TALIS : Italian presentation
Presentation of the relevant work in this area pursued by OMC Working Groups. Discussion on the best way forward.
10.30 - 11.00  European Semester 2014 – information
11.00 –  11:15 Coffee break
11.15 – 12.15 Erasmus + –information on the Work Programme 2015 and priorities in the school area;
Discussion on the desired elements in relation to policy priorities and in particular in relation to policy experimentation projects;
12.15 – 12.45 Conclusions of the Meeting
12.45 – 13.00 Handover to Latvian Presidency
13.00 - 14.00 Lunch
14.30    Transfer to the hotel / airport


  

Info
Sala Consiliare della Provincia di Verona
Loggia di Fra’ Giocondo
Piazza dei Signori.
verona@dgschool.it