Education revolution: increasing role for science, research and innovation (part VI)

Views: 56Practical application of existing and modern achievements in science and innovation is among main “instruments” in education reforms; it is vital in several aspects: as a fundamental background to build the process of acquiring knowledge and as a necessary requirement for providing adequate skills for new directions in sustainable growth. 

Education revolution: the role of EU institutions, management and law (Part V)

Views: 50The EU institutions are exercising their management, executive and administrative functions to support and coordinate the states’ measures in education and training. In implementing necessary education policy changes, the EU has developed a set of legislative instruments forming a vital part in the perspective European education revolution. In this way the EU responds to […]

EU regional assistance and the member states’ growth perspectives

Views: 64Significant regional disparities in terms of economic well-being, income and unemployment still exist in the EU-27. EU’s regional aid aims at supporting economic development in disadvantaged areas while ensuring a level playing field among the member states. Present Regional Aid Guidelines specify two main items: a) conditions under which regional aid may be compatible […]

Towards European “education union”: strategy for universities (part IV)

Views: 54The process of a newly forming European “education union” is full of resolute efforts aimed at coordinating and supplementing member states’ education policies. Among these efforts there is a focal one: creating a “unified” European Education Area (expected for completion by 2025) to serve as a vital driver in harnessing socio-economic progress and employment […]

Education revolution: sustainability in the EU states’ education policies (Part III-II)

Views: 34Implementing sustainability goals is specific in each state subject to national growth priorities; but the needs for transformative types of education policies are universal. All levels of national education have to incorporate SDGs into their courses, modules and curricula; the process includes teaching new skills (as well as re-skilling in vocational training) in accordance […]

Education revolution: introducing sustainability in modern political economy (part III-I)

Views: 29Among education policies’ vital challenges are those of introduction in schools and universities new programs concerning practical implementation of the UN Sustainability Goals (SDGs), which are presently form a compulsory part in national agendas in all modern states. Present EU political economy’s paradigm in the socio-economic integration is already adapting legal and managerial tools […]

European energy policy: facing tough time in the states

Views: 35European energy sector is at a cross-road: on one side, energy consumption is increasing, with a simultaneous dependence on the external energy supplies; on another side, the EU long-term strategy to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 and reducing net greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030 needs additional constructive policy’s re-formulation at […]

Education revolution: learning and teaching for the EU’s “twin transition” (part II)

Views: 116One of the most important among modern “operational” tasks in national education systems is providing EU citizens with the skills needed to deal with modern climate and digital transitions. However, the main implementing tasks rest upon the states; besides, these twin-directions in national development have to follow the EU’s political guidelines and a general […]

European “education revolution”: facing challenges and finding solutions

Views: 50EU’s integration is facing numerous problems, such as digital and climate, energy and health, transport and defence, to name a few. Recently an additional issue has appeared, i.e. an “education challenge”, which has occupied a vital place among existing ones. Schools and universities are being presently occupied with desperate attempts to specify their place […]