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Definition of a SCS

The Second Chance Schools (SCS) are the result of the European White Paper presented by Mrs Edith Cresson " Teaching and Learning - Towards the Learning Society ". Recognised by local, regional and National Administrations, They are Mainly aimed at Young People Aged 16 to 29 who have left the school system without a diploma or qualification.

The 5 principles of a Second Chance School

Nicolas Schmit's speech at the VII National Meeting of Second Chance Schools (Malaga)

At the Annual meeting of the Spanish Second Chance Schools organised by the Spanish Association of Second Chance Schools on the 20th of April 2023, the European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, Nicolas Schmit, gave a speech to show his support to the SCS and to highlight the work carried out within these schools.

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Last event

May 2023 :

General Assembly of E2C Savoie. 

October 2022 :

A look back at the Teachers Meeting & General Assembly of the European Association of Second Chance Schools in Copenhagen   


European Association of Second Chance Schools