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What happened in 2023? The EURead network’s review

A lot has happened for EURead in 2023. We welcomed new members Libranda (Spain), Kitabistan (Azerbaijan), the Universal Reading Foundation (Poland) and the Reading Foundation (Bulgaria) and grew to 35 member organisations from 23 countries.  You can read about their good work at our newly launched website – the launch of it was another highlight of […]

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PISA 2022: a Call for Action by EURead

The OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2022 results were announced on December 5th 2023. Nearly 700,000 15-year-old students in 81 countries were tested on mathematics, reading and science. The 8th edition, with a focus on maths, was also the first to collect data on student performance, well-being and equity before and after the COVID-19 pandemic. In this article we summarize […]

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Day of European Authors: An Open letter to Commissioner Iliana Ivanova

European Commission Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth Commissioner Iliana Ivanova 15.11.2023 Dear Commissioner Ivanova, First of all, I would like to congratulate you for becoming Commissioner for Education,Youth, Sports and Culture – one of the key responsibilities to shape the Europe of tomorrow. We wish you and your team lots of success and a […]

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EURead supports the Ljubljana Manifesto on Higher-Level Readingย 

Issued on the 10th of October 2023 at a special press conference in the capital of Slovenia, the Ljubljana Manifesto on Higher Level Reading highlights the importance of book reading in the digital age. Higher-level reading exercises metacognition and cognitive patience, expands our conceptual capacities, trains cognitive empathy and perspective-taking. These social skills are indispensable […]

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