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European Commission Key Competences for Lifelong Learning and Inclusive Education 2018

European Commission Key Competences for Lifelong Learning and Inclusive Education 2018

A number of reports led and coauthored by Dr. Paul Downes, Associate Professor of Education (Psychology), School of Human Development, DCU Institute of Education have been cited in recent key documents of the European Commission.
The European Commission's  Proposal for a Council Recommendation  on Key Competences for Lifelong Learning 2018  https://ec.europa.eu/education/sites/education/files/recommendation-key-competences-lifelong-learning.pdf recognises the importance of social and emotional education, citing the forthcoming report, Cefai, C., Bartolo P. A., Cavioni. V., Downes, P. (2018). Strengthening Social and Emotional Education as a core curricular area across the EU: A review of the international evidence. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.
The European Commission's Proposal for a Council Recommendation on promoting common values, inclusive education, and the European dimension of teaching 2018

https://ec.europa.eu/education/sites/education/files/recommendation-common-values-inclusive-education-european-dimension-of-teaching.pdf cites the report Downes, P. & Cefai, C. (2016). How to tackle bullying and prevent school violencein Europe: Evidence and practices for strategies for inclusive and safe schools.Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union/EU bookshop.

The Commission Staff Working Document Accompanying the Proposal on Key Competences for Lifelong Learning 2018 https://ec.europa.eu/education/sites/education/files/swd-recommendation-key-competences-lifelong-learning.pdf cites both of these reports, as well as Downes, P., Nairz-Wirth, E., Rusinaite, V. (2017). Structural Indicators for Developing Inclusive Systems in and around Schools in Europe. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union/EU bookshop.

12th February, 2018
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