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was made by Unicef. It provides lists of relevant terms, with a complete definition. It is complete in the sense that it has also legal terms related to education and rights. Therefore, it mixes the various topics linked to childhood. The Children’s rights glossary (PDF)
provides one hundred terms in six languages. It is complete given it gives a definition of each concept in the six used languages. Its focus is to provide a solid base to understand the main terms linked to European policies on education and training The European education glossary (PDF)
has useful information about the various types of qualification and diplomas in the British education system. It provides a short definition in English of the many acronyms that we can find in the field of schools and Universities. The OCR glossary of education terms (PDF)
is a project that the European agency for education, Cedefop, constructed on the long term. It is one of the most elaborated tools given it gathers more than two thousand terms. The thesaurus on European education (PDF)
has been a key document to harmonizing the education systems in the countries in the European Union. It has promoted the mobility of students and researchers all across Europe, to make people of different origins meet and know each other better. The Bologna declaration (PDF)
is an official document signed in Bologna, Italy. It underlines the fact that Universities across Europe have to collaborate in order to improve knowledge. It underlines also that freedom in research and mobility of teachers and students are essential to ensure that Universities maintain their role. The Magna Charta Universitatum (PDF)
The lexique of the University of Mons is written completely in French. It is brief, but gives information on the Belgian education system.
The Convention of Lisbon was a step forward to bring together people who make studies in Europe. It has made official that a diploma obtained in a European country is also valid in another country of the Union which are not too technical.
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