Education and training in the EU for 2024: new initiatives

Hits: 0With a budget of €4.3 billion for 2024, the Erasmus+ program will support transnational experiences of school pupils, students in higher education, as well as vocational education and training. The program also offers numerous opportunities to adult learners, educators, teaching staff and young people in non-formal learning programs.   

University alliances: ways to reform EU-wide and states’ education policies

Hits: 11The European University Alliances, EUAs are having already a turbulent history: initiated in 2018, there presently about 50 universities’ networks from numerous European countries “uniting” 430 higher education institutions, HEIs in 35 countries. The process is really revolutionizing the EU-wide education and training, however not without some drawbacks.  

European Education Area: initiatives towards more interconnected continent

Hits: 36Due to supplement EU competence in education and culture, the European Education Area, EEA is a process of intensive dialogue and joint actions with the member states. Hence, the EU member states actively cooperate to overcome existing and coming challenges adding to the momentum of creating the EEA; the efforts are based on Commission’s […]

European digital decade: progress and perspectives

Hits: 27At the end of September 2023, the Commission published first “Digital Decade Report” revealing EU’s progress towards digital transformation as set out in the “Digital Decade Program-2030”. The report highlights the need to accelerate and deepen the EU-wide efforts in policy measures and investment in digital technologies, skills and infrastructures. Besides, it includes concrete […]

Educational quality and policy transformations

Hits: 9In the mid-term of SDGs implementation, education providers in Europe and around the world attract attention to qualitative content in dealing with sustainability issues. The process is complicated due to the fact that modern approaches to sustainability are inherently based on bridging existing gaps between rapid development of natural, exact and social sciences, technology […]

The EU’s Erasmus+ program: additional efforts in global education

Hits: 18The Commission selected 159 projects for funding under Erasmus+ program (Capacity Building for Higher Education), which supports the modernisation and quality assurance of higher education in third countries worldwide. These projects respond to the EU-wide aim of supporting international cooperation in the fields of higher education, improving education systems, as well as strengthening socio-economic […]

European strategy for universities: progress and perspectives

Hits: 10Since the end of 2017, the EU institutions and the member states’ governance have elaborated a number of initiatives (following the Gothenburg Summit) aimed at reforming the EU-wide vision for education and culture. Thus, the European strategy for universities aims at supporting and enabling universities to adapt to changing conditions, to thrive and to […]

Education policy at a cross-road: what shall be done?

Hits: 8Global challenges during last decade have already seriously affected traditional national political-economy’s patterns. Recently has come the turn of education sector with all the needed transformations due to such new growth facets as sustainability and renewables, circular economy and climate mitigation, to name a few. Our Institute decided to publish some articles on educational […]

Quality education through new forms and means

Hits: 41The European institutions suggested some new education methods and tools to help schools and universities in the member states to accommodate to modern challenges and to activate progressive sustainability teaching. All levels of education and training in the states (incl. schools and universities) have to reach three vital objectives. 

Higher education qualification: recognition issues world-wide and in Europe

Hits: 18All countries in present multi-national world need some common rules and procedures to a reciprocal recognition of graduate certificates. Millions of students are presently studying outside their native countries and they need a world-wide recognition of their achievements. At the end of 2019, a global convention has been concluded to assist in official recognition […]