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    About networks

    There is hardly any field of educational action where the notion of network(ing) has not been postulated as a guiding principle and a key competence of practitioners at all levels of the hierarchy. It is this new key competence to act in inter-personal and inter-organisational networks the project ComNet, funded by the European Union’s Lifelong Learning Programme, aims to enhance.
    Also in this EU funding programme networks play a prominent role, and the programmes' expectations of networks are rather high:
    A network is to become a key player in its respective educational field at European level and fulfil multiple, ambitious functions. With a view of the limited resources and fragile organisational basis of many networks, however, we are convinced a network should be realistic about what it can achieve and focus on three core functions:


    On this website you may find two interrelated publications: The Art of Networking. European Networks in Education and Resource Pack for Networkers, as well as other resources and information on training opportunities with regard to networks and networking in education.