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Mid-term Erasmus+: what do national reports tell us?

Erasmus+ needs to have a bigger budget and be more inclusive, according to the Erasmus+ mid-term evaluation. Most countries agree on these issues and other key areas for improvement, but there are...

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Neth-ER: Erasmus+ needs a bigger budget to realise full potential!

Neth-ER argues that at least 2.5% of the EU budget should be dedicated to Erasmus+’s successor programme, with an absolute amount of at least 3 billion euro’s per programme year. This is Neth-ER’s...

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New Skills Agenda; a good start

The New Skills Agenda for Europe is a good step in addressing the skills gap and skills mismatch in Europe, but there are still some questions concerning the implementation. That is the general...

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Thyssen: New Skills Agenda aims to build bridges between education and labour market

With high (youth) unemployment throughout the continent and with a rapidly changing demand for skills, making sure people acquire the right skills is of utmost importance. To address these...

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Bussemaker: 'There is still much work to be done to improve the quality of education'

Building cognitive and social skills, combating radicalisation and coping with migration are the Presidency’s key priorities for education, according to Jet Bussemaker, Dutch Minister for Education...

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Education institutes need to face security issues

The attacks in Paris and Copenhagen and most recently in Brussels have placed the issue of safety and security firmly on everyone’s agenda, including on those of higher education institutes in...

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The Mind of the Universe

The Mind of the Universe is a unique open content knowledge public television and internet  project to open up broadcasting for education and access to scientific output worldwide. This...

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Towards future proof higher education

Linking education to the outside world, the potential of digital technologies and preparing engaged citizens were the three main topics that the Presidency Conference ‘The Future of Higher Eduction...

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How students can help tackle Europe’s crises through value education

The shadow of war and conflict has returned to the European continent and education is key in dealing with this new era. Through education, European values can be spread and these values can help in...

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