[08.11.11] Denmark should use its 2012 EU presidency to answer the question, how can Europe commemorate June 1914? This is suggested in an ACC letter to Denmark’s new minister for folk high schools, Uffe Elbæk.
[06.04.11] The Association for Community Colleges and 26 other stakeholders in education and training have adopted a common position paper on visions for the future of education, training and youth programmes.
[24.03.10] They have the time, they have experience, they don’t need to think of careers and exams, and they remember the background to why the EU united. And well, they can often afford to spend money on a European community college course.
[24.03.10] Around 1940 Spanish María García began as a shepherd taking cattle to the mountains. Another small girl, Ilga Dravniece, started school at that time in Liepāja. As her parents didn’t let her go to a Soviet childrens’ summer camp, she was probably saved for Latvia. And in Denmark Winnie Østergård Nielsen was raised by a lonely father: A strong communist believer whose disappointment with the Soviet Union may later have caused his death.
[01.01.10]“The acronym is fine, but the words it stands for might not be the cleverest for our association.” This opinion was presented by the chairman of the ACC, John Petersen, when the association had its General Assembly on December 29th.
[23.12.09] Whatever skill, knowledge or competence that is brought home from a learning occasion abroad, it must meet a demand. The learning occasions are simply less motivating, if this is not the case.
[10.07.09] Learning mobility should be for all young people and not just for the few, according to the EU member states. The EU Commission has opened a public consultation on further learning mobility opportunities.
[06.07.09] ACC has complained to the EU Ombudsman about the reimbursement claims of the EU-Commission’s EACEA (Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency) in relation to the Transylvania Community College (TCC) 2003. The complaint has been admitted.
[03.07.09] For a few weeks, ACC has been present on Facebook. Main reason for entering Facebook is that the ACC Office addresses regularly receive announcements of events and conferences. They are now going to be put on the Facebook wall.