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ENGLISH GLOSSARIES

The exhaustive lifelong learning programme glossary provides definitions of terminology used within the context of this programme (European Commission Directorate General for Education and Culture)

This glossary contains 233 terms relating to European integration and the institutions and activities of the EU. The definitions explain how the individual terms have evolved and provide references to the Treaties, if necessary. Historical background, how the institutions work, what the procedures are, what areas are covered by a Community policy - the answers to these questions and many others can be found by following these links. The definitions are available in the eleven languages which were the official languages of the European Union before 1 May 2004 (Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish). The official languages of the new Member States (Bulgarian, Czech, Estonian, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Polish, Romanian, Slovenian and Slovak) will be added as and when resources allow.

Cedefop's new glossary of terms on quality in education and training is meant to promote communication and understanding between countries. It is intended for all stakeholders in education and VET, researchers; experts; those involved in improving learning curricula; and education and training providers. The glossary takes into account recent EU policy developments, including the creation of the European qualifications framework for lifelong learning (EQF) and the development of a European credit system for vocational education and training (ECVET).

This is a Glossary focusing on terms used in the context of European youth work. It is divided into 3 main categories :
- Training terminology
- Youth in Action Programme Jargon
- European Institutions and Structures

The UP2YOUTH-Glossary clarifies core concepts of the Up 2 Youth research project and is complementary to our own glossary . It informs on their origin, their use and the way they relate to one another. It has to be regarded as work-in-progress, and reflects the state of dicussions in this project.

A Youth Development & Leadership Glossary developped by the National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth (NCWD/Youth).

The Juvenile Justice Glossary has been developed by the Interagency Panel on Juvenile Justice (IPJJ), a  coordination group mandated by the United Nations Economic Social Council (ECOSOC). The IPJJ  works to change the situation of the estimated 1.1 million children who are deprived of their liberty worldwide (UNICEF, 2008), by facilitating and enhancing the coordination of technical assistance in juvenile justice reform.

GLOSSARIES IN OTHER LANGUAGES

  • German Youth Institute

The section Wissen A-Z provides in depth explanations of some concepts with relevance to youth policy and youth research (in German only)

  • LAGO (in German only)

The glossary of the Working Group on Open Youth formation of Baden-Württemberg (Landesarbeitsgemeinschaft Offene Jugendbildung Baden-Wütrttemberg) explains concepts used within the field of youth work and non-formal learning in Germany.

  • Europasprecht (in German only) 

This glossary explains concepts and terminology used by the European Institutions especially in the European Youth field.

  • Glossar zentraler Begrifflichkeiten Interkulturalität (in German only)

A glossary of intercultural concepts provided by the  Institut für Interkulturelle Kompetenz und Didaktik e.V. (IIKD).

  • Informations- und Dokumentationszentrum für Antirassismusarbeit e.V. (in German only)

The glossary of the Centre for Information and documentation of work against racism  explains concepts and terminology linked to racism, right wing extremism, intercultural perspectives and migration processes in their relation to young people with and without migration background in Germany.

  • Aulaintercultural (in Spanish only)

A glossary of intercultural learning concepts provided by the intercultural education website Aula.

  • Interculturaliseren (in Flemish only)

A glossary of intercultural concepts provided by the Flemsih Departement of Culture, Youth, Sport and Media

If you wish to suggest other glossaries, 
feel free to e-mail us your suggestions :
youth-partnership@partnership-eu.coe.int