EHEA - Consultative members - UNESCO
Since its creation in 1945, UNESCO’s mission has been to contribute to the building of peace, poverty eradication, lasting development and intercultural dialogue, with education as one of its principal activities to achieve this aim. The Organization is committed to a holistic and humanistic vision of quality education worldwide, the realization of everyone’s right to education and the belief that education plays a fundamental role in human, social and economic development. More...
EHEA - Consultative members - EUA - Trends Reports
EHEA - Consultative members - EUA - Doctoral studies
It is directed at university leaders who want to continue and deepen the implementation of Salzburg at the strategic level, ensuring a consistent, institution-wide approach to doctoral education. More...
EHEA - Consultative members - EUA - Open Access to Research Publications
EHEA - Consultative members - EUA - History of the participation
EHEA - Consultative members - European University Association (EUA)
The European University Association (EUA) is the representative organisation of universities and national rectors’ conferences in 47 European countries. EUA plays a crucial role in the Bologna Process and in influencing EU policies on higher education, research and innovation. Thanks to its interaction with a range of other European and international organisations EUA ensures that the independent voice of European universities is heard, wherever decisions are being taken that will impact on their activities. More...
EHEA - Consultative members - ESU - Peer Assessment of Student Centred Learning (PASCL) Project
The PASCL project organized of a long series of annual events on Student-Centered Learning, which contributed to the necessary shift in bringing more visibility to the implementation of SCL and importance of the teaching mission of HEI in general. More...
EHEA - Consultative members - ESU - Involvement in the Bologna Process
Since the beginning of the Bologna Process the National Unions of Students in Europe (ESIB) an then the European Students’ Union (ESU) has played a significant role in the conception and implementation of the Bologna Process goals.
In 2001, ESIB asserts in the Policy Paper "Student participation in the European Higher Education area" the necessity of involving students representatives as equal partners:
As co-operation on educational issues keeps increasing, so should the students’ influence on the process.[...] Student involvement is a key factor for the development of a diverse, high quality and democratic Higher Education.
In 2003, ESIB Policy Paper "New Challenges for a wider perspective on the future of the EHEA" focuses on the new challenges that HE is facing in the creation of a wider common European Higher Education Area. It is primarily concerned with promoting the student opinion of and within this process. It considers the present situation and offers a common student vision on the continuation of the process of creating this European Higher Education Area.
For 18 months up until April 2008, ESU was coordinating a major European Commission-funded campaign centred around the European Qualifications Framework (EQF).
Towards an European Qualifications Framework 2008
In 2008, with "Towards 2020 - A Student-Centred Bologna Process" ESU wants to make a contribution to the further development of the Bologna Process in a critical but constructive way and suggests concrete steps for progress on relevant topics.
In 2009-2010, the joint European Students' Union / Education International project "Time for a New Paradigm in Education: Student Centered Learning" (T4SCL) is based on the long-standing need to clarify and deepen the understanding of the academic community and policy makers' of the practical implications of the recent paradigm shift from teacher to student centered learning.
Student Centred Learning: An Insight into Theory and Practice
Survey Analysis Time For Student Centred Learning
At the European Student Summit in Vienna in March 2010, ESU presented its account of ten years of the Bologna Process.
ESU - Bologna at the Finish LineIn 2011, ESU makes a "Statement on Bologna Process towards 2012" and comes with a set of concrete proposals for the future of the Bologna Process and the functional establishment of a European Higher Education Area. More...
EHEA - Consultative members - European Students' Union
The European Students' Union (ESU) is the umbrella organisation of 45 National Unions of Students (NUS) from 38 countries. The NUSes are open to all students in their respective country regardless of political persuasion, religion, ethnic or cultural origin, sexual orientation or social standing. Their members are also student-run, autonomous, representative and operate according to democratic principles.
ESU was formerly known as ESIB – The National Unions of Students in Europe.
The aim of ESU is to represent and promote the educational, social, economic and cultural interests of students at the European level towards all relevant bodies and in particular the Bologna Follow Up Group. More...
EHEA - Consultative members - ENQA’s contribution to the Bologna Process
- 2001-2003: collaboration in establishing a common framework of reference for quality assurance and working towards the establishment of the EHEA by 2010;
- 2003-2005: drafting the ESG in co-operation with its member agencies and the other members of the E4 Group (EUA, EURASHE and ESU). The ESG were adopted in Bergen in 2005;
- Consultative member of the BFUG since 2005;
- 2005-2008: active contribution to the establishment of the European Quality Assurance Register for Higher Education (EQAR) icon external link, together with its E4 partners. Publication of the E4 Group’s icon pdf Report to the London Conference of Ministers on a European Register of Quality Assurance Agencies. EQAR, the first legal entity emerging from the Bologna Process, was founded on 4 March 2008 by the E4 Group;
- Membership of the BFUG Working Group “European Higher Education in a Global Setting”;
- Organisation, within the framework of the BFUG work programme, of a Bologna seminar on “Transnational education (TNE) and the OECD-UNESCO- Guidelines for quality provision in cross-border higher education” to be held in London on 1-2 December 2008. More...