http://www.eua.be/images/logo.jpgOn Tuesday 18 June, the EU high-level group on modernisation of higher education published and presented its first “report to the European Commission on improving the quality of teaching and learning in Europe’s higher education institutions”.
The group, launched last year by the European Commission and chaired by former President of Ireland Mary McAleese, and to which EUA provided input, makes 16 recommendations to different stakeholders including HE institutions and public authorities. These include a call for mandatory certified training for professors and other higher education teaching staff, more focus on helping students to develop entrepreneurial and innovative skills, and the creation of a European Academy of Teaching and Learning. Read more...