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ETUI to hold annual education conference in Madrid.

On 20, 21 and 22 November, Madrid will be the venue for the ETUI’s annual education conference. This yearly event consists of a public debate day (‘EduDay’) and a two-day conference for trade union trainers (‘EduConf’).

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New guide : How to monitor and influence the EU decision-making process from a trade union perspective

This training manual aims to provide trade union representatives with the necessary information and guidelines to enable them to influence the decision-making process of the European Union.

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Education Day 2013

The theme for this year's Education Day (EduDay), which will take place on 20 November is 'Time4SocialEU'. Under the slogan "From austerity to democracy: a social contract for Europe" we will analyse the consequences of austerity policies and their risks for democracy. The Education Day will be followed by a two-day Education Conference of trainers (EDUCONF) from 21-22 November.

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Turin training on capacity building for organising and managing trade unions

Turin training

A training course organised by the ETUI from 13-17 May in Turin, Italy, brought together trade union officers from 11 European countries (Bulgaria, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovenia and United Kingdom), 14 African nations (Botswana, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Nigeria, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland and Zimbabwe), 2 countries from the Middle East (Lebanon and Jordan), and one from Asia (Myanmar). This training was organised in partnership with the ILO's Bureau for Workers' Activities (ACTRAV).

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Eduday 2012: training for a different, more equal and just economy

EduDay Poster

More than 70 trade union educators from twenty-six European countries gathered in Zagreb, Croatia on 7 November for their first European Eduday. This new ETUI initiative gave European trade union trainers the opportunity to exchange ideas and best practices on how to organise training activities for combatting growing inequality.

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Development of training for project management

ETUI, together with ETUC and a core group of affiliates, tutors and experts, has been working for two years to a larger strategy in order to produce a certified three-level training programme designed to address trade union project needs at regional, national and European level.

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Toolkit Trade Union Training for Project Work

The new toolkit Trade Union Training for Project Work produced by the Education Department of the European Trade Union Institute aims to support its programme of certified training in project work and project management for trade unions.

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e-Learning tools

The European project DeLTTUE (Developing e-Learning Tools for Trade Union Education) coordinated by TUC has produced manuals that are available on this website.

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A new leaflet for the EWC training courses

ETUI presents its new leaflet 2012 introducing the trainings for the European Works Councils

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European Education Conference

On 12 and 13 October the European Education Conference of the ETUI will take place in Brussels. During the first day, Ulisses Garrido, the new Director of the ETUI Education department, will present the Institute’s training priorities and the Education programme for 2012 -2013. Three simultaneous workshops will focus on capacity development for training of EWCs following the recast of the EWC Directive, certification of the established courses given by the ETUI, and preparation of trade union training courses in candidate countries.

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