Seminar on Compulsory School in Europe
the Foundation for European Progressive Studies
with the support of Arbetarrörelsens Tankesmedja
Rome 9 November 2009
h. 3.30-6.00 p.m.
Sala delle Colonne, Palazzo Marini
Camera dei Deputati (via Poli 19)
Skills and human capital are of great imporance for prosperity and social cohesion, for individuals and societies as a whole. All over the world, policy makers have realised this and invest heavily in education to boost their competitiveness. Europe needs to tackle this challenge.
FEPS, the Foundation for European Progressive Studies, and Tankesmedja, the Swedish Labour Movement Think Tank, are conducting a study on education in Europe, which covers the entire educational field from pre-school to R&D. The study is led by Sweden's former Minister of Finance, Pär Nude, and should be completed at the end of 2009. Several experts from different European countries have been invited to contribute with sector studies.
A report on Compulsory School was commissioned to Giorgio Allulli, an Italian expert of educational systems. A seminar which will discuss this draft report and other key issues will be held on Monday, 9 November2009, at the Sala delle Colonne, Camera dei Deputati (Palazzo Marini, via Poli 19) form 3.30 to 6.00 p.m.
Andrea Peruzy, secretary general, Italianieuropei
15.45 presentation of the project Education and Skills
Pär Nuder, former Minister of Finance, Sweden
16.00 presentation of the Report on Compulsory School
Giorgio Allulli, expert on educational systems
Mauro Palma, scientific coordinator of school area, Treccani
Giuliano Amato, chairman of the Advisory Board, Italianieuropei
To enter the Chamber of Deputies' building is necessary to show IDs. Dress code: suit and tie.
Translation Englih-Italian will be provided.Download the pdf of the invitation.