On September 13th, 2023, the “Skills for Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion” seminar brought together experts, academics, and other professionals in the field of business management and education. The event aimed to shed light on the pressing need for a more equitable, diverse, and inclusive labor market. This article provides insights into the discussions and findings of the day, which focused on addressing competence gaps, training needs, and best practices in the pursuit of equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI).
One of the highlights of the current term of the European Parliament has been Ursula von der Leyen’s Commission’s activity on equality, diversity and inclusion. During the last 4,5 years, Commission has launched numerous legislative proposals regarding equality, rule of law and promotion of human rights.
The Digi Teachers project is a collaborative effort between several European organizations, dedicated to training teachers of students with special needs. The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting shift to online education highlighted the urgent need for special education staff to enhance their digital skills. With DigCompEdu as a point of reference, the project responds to the challenge by developing a syllabus, a training course and a toolkit for teachers.
The EDIFY-EDU project responds to shifting work life needs by developing equality, diversity, and inclusion competences of business managers and management students. An online seminar in September showcases good practices from various European countries and addresses future competence needs.
Everyone, regardless of age, has the right to the protection of personal data concerning him or her and everyone has the right to their own personal data. Minors can exercise their data protection rights themselves, but their custodians may also have the right to exercise these rights on behalf of their child. In this article, we tell you when a custodian is permitted to exercise data protection rights on behalf of their child and when this is not possible. What does the controller have to consider before disclosing a minor’s personal data to their custodian?
Children do not pick up data protection awareness and skills by themselves. In addition to early childhood education and care, schools and other entities that deal with and serve children, parents also have a major role in building awareness and competence in their children.