Italian school teachers are the poorest in Europeby Raffaele Nappi - 2017.07.14
Italian school teachers have just won the title of the “Poorest in Europe”. This illustrious title was revealed by the latest study undertaken by the Organization for the Cooperation and Economic Development (OSCE) for the period 2005-2014. The results? Italy shared last place with Greece and France for the lowest monthly wage. The “Good School” which Italy’s last government hoped to create has not yet been formed. “Retribution and work conditions –explains OCSE – are fundamental in attracting, developing and keeping highly qualified individuals”. In fact, teachers perform one of the most important and delicate roles of any country: they train, educate and support tomorrow’s adults. Ireland, on the other hand, represents a teacher’s paradise, with an overall salary increase of 10 % in 10 years. The paradox is completed by Germany, Finland and Luxemburg, all of whom pay their high-school teachers more than university professors.
All about the new call by Intercultura
There are 2,100 places available from the new call by Intercultura. Which gives to the Italian youth, born between July 1, 2000 and August 31, 2003, the opportunity to spend a whole school year, a semester, a trimester, two months or four summer weeks in 65 countries around the world. Read More.
How many Erasmus+ participants are there?
The numbers are out regarding the second deadline for the 2017 Erasmus+ program for young people. In total, 143 projects have been approved for all different types of exchanges between young people: individuals who are on the move in various sectors, European volunteers or those wanting to take part in Read More.
Record number of aspiring physicians in Italy
In Italy, this year, there will be almost 67,000 students taking the admissions test for medical school. The increase from 62,694 in 2016 is noteworthy. But, the number of available slots is only 9,100. Italy’s Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR) published these figures and announced that signing up Read More.
Notaries whose clients have Alzheimer’s need to consider many issues
French notaries are increasingly concerned about working with clients who have dementia or Alzheimer’s. They are worried that these individuals’ decision making capabilities might be compromised by their illness. At least this is the position expressed in a recent report prepared by the French association, Fondation Médéric Alzheimer and the National Read More.
Willing to forgo vacation for an internship abroad
The number of Italian young people who forgo their vacation to do an internship abroad is continually increasing. As many as 72% of them, in fact, has declared their willingness to trade a fun-filled summer for an educational experience somewhere in the world. Why? Because of the importance for future Read More.
Spain restores the anonymous CV to combat discrimination
The Spanish government is reviving the anonymous curriculum to fight against discrimination. This experiment is a result of an agreement signed by the Executive of Madrid .There will be 78 voluntary companies that will hire their employees through anonymous CVs: without a surname, name, age, sex, date and place of Read More.