April 6, 2017

European Schoolnet Projects

European Schoolnet is a network of 31 European Ministries of Education, based in Brussels. As a not-for-profit organisation, their aim is to bring innovation in teaching and learning to their key stakeholders: Ministries of Education, schools, teachers, researchers, and industry partners. ICT and digitization are a particular focus of European Schoolnet’s work, because of the critical role they play in terms of designing and implementing future classroom scenarios and supporting new forms of learning both in and out of school. The following initiatives are some of their latest projects in these fields.   ITELab – The Initial Teacher Education Lab […]
March 9, 2017

2017 ATEE Annual Conference – Early registration possible until 31 May 2017

2017 ATEE Annual Conference – Changing Perspectives and Approaches in Contemporary Teaching  Dubrovnik, Croatia, 23-25 October 2017 Abstracts submission is closed – Early registration until 31 May 2017. The 42nd Annual ATEE Conference focuses on rapid changes and increasing complexity of today’s world bringing about new challenges and growing demands on education system committed to addressing all forms of disparities and inequalities in access, participation and learning outcomes, exclusion and marginalization. The central focus of this conference is the relevance of these changing perspectives and approaches in research and practice in teacher education and teaching. Subthemes: Migrations, equality and inclusion How should […]
January 11, 2017

2017 ATEE AWARDS ON TEACHER EDUCATION sponsored by Routledge and Bath Spa Institute for Education

The Association for Teacher Education in Europe (ATEE) is an international not for profit association founded in 1976 and based in Belgium. Its main aims are: i) to contribute to the development of both initial and continuous teacher education at all levels; and ii) to promote scientific research and the dissemination of related results. As a part of its mission accomplishment, since 2015, ATEE grants awards to outstanding research on Teacher Education. Sponsored by Routledge, the awards aim at recognizing and promoting research on teacher education at all levels, by researchers with different research experience, as well as at fostering […]
November 24, 2016

Call for Papers for the ATEE members – Being a Teacher Educator: Improving Teacher Education from Within

In 2009 ATEE published a book with the title ‘Becoming a Teacher Educator: Theory and Practice for Teacher Educators’. Now, seven years later, it is time for a new book. As this book succeeds the first ATEE book that focused on beginning teacher educators, we will now look for contributions about experienced and expert teacher educators.  The book is edited by Elizabeth White (University of Hertfordshire, UK) and Anja Swennen (VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands). This call is for ATEE members.  If you are interested in submitting a chapter to ‘Being a Teacher Educator please send an expression of interest to Anja […]
November 7, 2016

Consumer Classroom: the Inter-School Competition 2016-2017 has been launched!

Secondary school teachers in Europe are kindly invited to collaborate with another school and create an innovative project: Register here until 17th March 2017! Students from both classes will be invited to share and confront their daily behavior as energy consumers in terms of mobility (e.g. their parents’ car use), heating and cooling, thermal insulation, lighting, water use (bathing, washing, and gardening), energy efficiency of household appliances and even electrical appliances (including mobile phones, headphones, tablets and computers), etc.    Once they track their energy footprint, students of both classes would share their work and collaborate in order to create all together an Online […]
October 25, 2016

2017 Spring Conference – Innovation, Technologies and Research in Education

Robotics-based  learning interventions for preventing school failure and Early School Leaving (ROBOESL ) ERASMUS+ project, the University of Latvia (UL) and Association for Teacher Education in Europe (ATEE) invite teachers, educationalists, students and others to attend the ATEE Spring Conference 2017 which will take place in Riga on 12-13 May 2017.  The conference theme is “Innovations, technologies and research in education”. More information: As the conference is organized in the frame of the project Robotics-based learning interventions for preventing school failure and Early School Leaving then special attention will be paid to robotics and its application in the teaching/learning process. We invite […]
October 12, 2016

European study into University-Business Cooperation – Opinions sought

Due to its potential for positive impact on business innovation and skills as well as university engagement and student employability, the European Commission has commissioned a wide-ranging study on cooperation between higher education institutions and public and private organisations in Europe.
October 7, 2016

Call for a contribution: Teacher Educators’Pathways to becoming Research Active

  Call for contribution from practioners for a new publication (Organized by the RDC Professional Development of Teacher Educators)  
October 1, 2016

2017 ATEE Annual Conference – Changing Perspectives and Approaches in Contemporary Teaching

The next ATEE Annual Conference will be held in Dubrovnik, Croatia from 23 to 25 October 2017. Important dates  Abstract submission: Deadline is 5 April 2017. Notification of abstract acceptance until 1 May 2017. Early registration opens on 15 January 2017 and closes on 31 May 2017. (24:00 Central European Time) Late registration from 1 June 2017 to 15 September 2017.   Further information is available on the conference website:  
September 30, 2016

New website of ATEE

We are happy to announce that the new website of the Association is published. We hope that it will serve members and reach out professionals in teacher education with its new, fresh look and interactive features. You can still reach the content of the old website here.
August 30, 2016

Change of Presidency and new members of the Administrative Council

In her final speech, the former President reflected on the past three years, when considerable steps were taken to guide ATEE in the future. The finances of the Association have been restructured, a new contract with the publisher of the European Journal of Teacher Education has been signed, and the awards competition introduced. The new President thanked the former President for all the work that has been done under her leadership. The new Admnistrative Council is formed by: Dr. Åsa Morberg, President Prof. Davide Parmigiani, Vice President Prof. Kay Livingston Dr. Birger Brevik Dr. Marija Sablic Dr. György Mészáros Dr. […]
August 29, 2016

ATEE 2016 Awards sponsored by Routledge

The winners are: – Article award ‘Promoting Teacher Education’: Zeljko Racki, University of Osijek – Croatia – Investigating Teacher Education Project – Early Career Researchers: Filomena  Alves Rodrigues, University of Lisbon (Portugal) – Innovative use of ICT in Education: Escola Sant Gervasi Mollet del Valles, Barcelona (Spain) The Scientific Committee was chaired by Prof. Laurinda Leite and Prof. Marija Sablic. Our thanks to everyone who took part and especially to the Scientific Committee members. The call for the 2017 awards will be launched soon.
August 1, 2016

European SME Week Youth Essay Prize 2016 – deadline 2 September 2016

European SME Week, under the patronage of the European Commissioner for Single Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, has launched a youth essay contest aimed at 16-25 year olds across Europe. Write an essay of no more than 2,500 words under the heading: “What can the EU do to encourage more young people to become entrepreneurs?” and you could be in with a chance of getting your voice heard on one of Europe’s most pressing economic questions. The essay competition is part of European SME Week, an annual pan-European campaign to promote entrepreneurship in Europe. The flagship events of the Week […]
July 30, 2016

2017 Evens Foundation Peace Education Prize

2017 Evens Foundation Peace Education Prize Does your secondary school have a strategy for dealing with ‘hot topics’ in a constructive way? Does your organization support secondary schools to deal with ‘hot topics’, through applying concrete strategies and tools? If so, your school or organization might be in the running for the Evens Foundation Peace Education Prize 2017. Further information about the criteria and the procedure of the 2017 edition can be found via If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact
July 30, 2016

ATEE General Assembly 2016

ATEE 2016 General Assembly – Eindhoven (The Netherlands), 23 August 2016 – 4.45 pm AGENDA 1. Apologies and adoption of the agenda 2. Adoption of the minutes of the 2015 GA in Glasgow and approval of minutes of the 2016 EGA in Brussels 3. Report from the President 4. Report from the Editors of the EJTE (European Journal of Teacher Education) 5. Report from the RDCs Chairs 6. Report from the 2016 WFATE Conference 7. Approval of the 2015 Financial Report and 2017 budget 8. Disbandment of the ‘RDC Intercultural Education’ 9. Re-election of AC members, election of new AC […]
July 29, 2016

Call for new members of the Administrative Council

The candidates shall – be members of the Association; – be actively involved in Teacher Education; – have a sound understanding of the aims, organisation and activities of the Association. – be able to take an active part and responsibility in the development of the Association; – be able to attend meetings. Each candidate should be supported by at least two letters of recommendation from other members (at least one must be an institutional member). To know more about the procedure please read the Statutes of the Association. The ATEE members who are willing to join the Administrative Council are […]
July 29, 2016

2016 ATEE Annual Conference – Educating the Best Teachers: a Challenge for Teacher Education

22-24 August 2016 The 41st Annual ATEE Conference focuses on the important task of teacher education to educate the best teachers, teachers who are able to stimulate the cognitive and personal development of pupils, teachers who are innovative and able to develop themselves continuously.