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Delegates from all participating GOETE partners involved in the qualitative case studies came together the 3rd and 4th of December 2010 in Amsterdam (the Netherlands) to discuss the current development and urgent issues regarding sampling and methodology of the qualitative case studies.

Possible Implications for GOETE by Roger Dale, Bristol, United Kingdom

With its perspective towards educational governance, the GOETE project refers primarily to local and national education policies. However, new trends in educational governance imply an increasing relevance of transnational developments. This applies especially for the EU level. The EU’s new policy agenda “Europe 2020” and its more or less directly associated initiatives, carry quite a large range of implications for the GOETE project. This note is intended to clarify the aims and possible implications of those initiatives.

A key event of the first project year was the second consortium meeting held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, from 1st to 3rd of July, 2010. Representatives of all partner teams attended making up for more than 40 participants.

The Child and Youth Welfare Association (Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Kinder- und Jugendhilfe), an alliance of German child and youth welfare organisations / institutions on federal level has published the German translation of the 1st European youth report.

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