AEDE-France is a French association founded in 1957 to promote European Literacy and citizenship education; to develop intercultural understanding among Europeans and to work towards high quality education for all. Its members are either individual people: teachers, school-heads, inspectors, educators, researchers, experts in education and in evaluation - or schools and teacher education - university institutes and professional organisations. Since its establishment, AEDE-France has been involved in various European project within ERASMUS and, now ERASMUS+. It is currently a member of the management team of ELICIT-PLUS (European Literacy and Citizenship Education). The 23 partner organisations are now offering training courses in a dozen different EU countries to develop a better knowledge of our complex histories and cultures and to foster a common understanding of our shared future.
AEDE-France has been recognised by the French Ministry of Education as “association complémentaire de l’enseignement”, which is a national agreement to cooperate with schools on matters related to European education, including STEM, and the broader topics of skills mismatch and youth unemployment. AEDE-France joined the EU STEM Coalition in 2015.