20 janvier 2020

Norway’s economy, ensuring continued good outcomes in wellbeing

Norway’s economy is currently growing at annual rates well over 2%. Growth is expected to ease in the coming quarters, but remain sufficiently strong for increases in employment and wages. This good macroeconomic performance is helping sustain Norway’s living standards, which remain among the highest in the OECD area. More...

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19 janvier 2020

Beyond borders: What really matters when comparing student performance across countries

Whenever an American or European wins an Olympic gold medal, we cheer him or her as a hero. When a Chinese does, the first reflex seems to be suspicion, perhaps because we’ve become accustomed to always winning. There seem to be parallels to this in international education assessments. More...

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Reflections on the Forum for World Education

On 3-4 December, the Forum for World Education brought together over 300 young people, business leaders and educators at the OECD headquarters in Paris to reimagine education. It is an urgent agenda. More...

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What are the best ways to support novice teachers?

Data from the 2018 Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) show that, as a group, novice teachers – those with five years of experience or less – tend to have a strong sense of social commitment and openness to innovation. But these positive inclinations may be thwarted if novice teachers are required to work in difficult environments and if they are not systematically supported. More...

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Seminar on recognition, transparency and information provision: the role of higher education institutions, 11 March, Paris

A seminar entitled “Recognition, transparency and information provision: the role of Higher Education institutions” will be organised in the framework of the Bologna Thematic Peer Group B on the Lisbon Recognition Convention on 11 March at France Éducation International in Paris. Helene Peterbauer, Policy & Project Officer at EUA’s Institutional Development unit, will discuss the implementation of the Lisbon Recognition Convention principles with representatives of other stakeholder groups in academic recognition. More...

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Call for contributions: G3 Quality Symposium, 28 – 30 October 2020, Brussels

The fourth edition of the G3 Quality Symposium will take place on 28 – 30 October 2020 at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) in Brussels. More...

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Open call for international evaluators in the new Slovak Accreditation Agency for Higher Education

The Slovak Accreditation Agency for Higher Education is looking for international evaluators to take part in the upcoming evaluation and accreditation procedures at Slovak universities and schools of higher education. More...

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Oswald Vander Veken Prize - Tumors of the Locomotor Apparatus

The Fund for Scientific Research-FNRS (F.R.S.-FNRS) and the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO) invite candidates attached to a university of the European Economic Area or Switzerland to submit their application for the Oswald Vander Veken Prize - Tumors of the Locomotor Apparatus before 2 March 2020. More...

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UNA Europa launch of 1Europe project, 22 January, Brussels

UNA Europa, a strategic alliance of eight EUA member universities from across Europe, is celebrating the launch of its project 1Europe with an event in Brussels on 22 January. The consortium composed of KU Leuven, Complutense University of Madrid, the University of Edinburgh, FU Berlin, the University of Bologna, University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, the Jagiellonian University in Krakow and the University of Helsinki was selected to be one of the first ‘European Universities’ under the Erasmus+ pilot call in 2019. More...

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Training session on Innovation and Global Engagement in Doctoral Education, 25 – 27 March, Aveiro (Portugal)

The University of Aveiro in Portugal organises an intensive training session on Innovation and Global Engagement in Doctoral Education from 25 to 27 March. Registrations are open until 31 January. More...

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