14 mars 2016

New EU’s Education and Training 2020 (ET2020) working groups kick off today

ESU - European Students' UnionFor first time, the membership of the all the working groups is open by default to stakeholder organisations. The European Students’ Union has became member of the Working Group on the Modernization of Higher Education for the mandate January 2016 - June 2018. More...

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SAMOK: Finnish Higher Education Institutes introduce tuition fees to non-EU/EEA students

ESU - European Students' UnionOn 14th of December 2015 the government of Finland made the decision to require higher education institutions (HEIs) to introduce tuition fees for non-EU/EEA students. The amount that the HEI have to collect starts from 1500 euros per year, but institutes can choose to have higher fees. The HEIs can collect fees from the beginning of 2016, but must do so by 1.8.2017. The HEIs must have a scholarship scheme for non-EU/EEA students in place to be allowed to charge fees. More...

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ESU launches new Pool of Trainers

ESU - European Students' UnionThe capacities of our NUS members differ a lot and ESU acknowledges how important it is to facilitate the transfer and exchange of experience, knowledge and good practice amongst our NUS members.
Thus, we encourage all our members to make use of ESU's New Pool of Trainers. Besides the provision of training events, the trainers will also be able to deliver consultancy services and provide a wide range of advice to members, based on their experience. More...

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Kick-Off ot the new project on Quality of Career Services in Higher Education

ESU - European Students' UnionIn 2016 ESU, together with its partners, started to work on a new project: Quality Assurance of Career Services in Higher Education (QAREER). At the end of January participating organizations met in Bucharest to discuss the activities scheduled for upcoming months.
The project is coordinated by Spiru Haret University of Bucharest and it will last for two years. It is aimed at defining quality standards for career services at higher education institutions and at integrating them into practice. More...

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Students discuss ways forward for a post-industrial higher education system in Europe

ESU - European Students' UnionStudent representatives from across Europe gathered in Amsterdam for their 31st European Student Convention between 8th and 11th March to discuss ways to modernise European higher education. The conference focused on 3 main themes: digitalisation, internationalisation and curriculum design – all areas tackled on the discussions of the new goals for the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) and on the review of the Modernisation Agenda. More...

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Is international academic migration stimulating scientific research and innovation?

Education & Skills TodayBy Dirk Van Damme. Higher education and academic research are among the most rapidly globalising systems. Today, around 5 million students study and do research in a country other than their own, attracted by the quality of overseas universities and willing to complement their education portfolio with international experience. Employers generally value the impact international education has on the skills and mind-set of graduates, and see international experience as indispensable for future global leaders. More...

A generation ago, teachers could expect that what they taught would equip their students with the skills needed for the rest of their lives. Today, teachers need to prepare students for more change than ever before, for jobs that have not yet been created, to use technologies that have not yet been invented, and to solve social problems that we just can’t imagine - See more at: http://oecdeducationtoday.blogspot.fr/2016/03/we-can-do-better-on-educational-reform.html#sthash.T7DGSJFf.dpuf

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We can do better on education reform

Education & Skills TodayBy Andreas Schleicher. A generation ago, teachers could expect that what they taught would equip their students with the skills needed for the rest of their lives. Today, teachers need to prepare students for more change than ever before, for jobs that have not yet been created, to use technologies that have not yet been invented, and to solve social problems that we just can’t imagine. More...

A generation ago, teachers could expect that what they taught would equip their students with the skills needed for the rest of their lives. Today, teachers need to prepare students for more change than ever before, for jobs that have not yet been created, to use technologies that have not yet been invented, and to solve social problems that we just can’t imagine - See more at: http://oecdeducationtoday.blogspot.fr/2016/03/we-can-do-better-on-educational-reform.html#sthash.T7DGSJFf.dpuf

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Long-term wellbeing of European societies is at stake

Education & Skills TodayBy Natália Mazotte. Children and young people are among the biggest losers in the European economic and debt crisis. What do the staggering numbers in youth unemployment and child poverty in Europe mean for the future of this generation – and the continent as a whole. More...

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How much time is spent on maths and science in primary education?

Education & Skills TodayBy Dirk Van Damme. Primary school is a fundamental stage in children’s education. Yet it is often neglected in education research and policy debates, somehow squeezed between the seemingly more important stages of early childhood education and secondary education. The purpose of primary education is to build a solid foundation on which an entire life of learning can thrive. More...

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