Servoz: 'Better linking to business is essential for vocational and higher education’'

It seems that 2017 will have a lot in store for DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion . Reason for Neth-ER to ask Michel Servoz, Director-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion (...

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Improve accessibility Erasmus+ for people with disadvantaged background

The Erasmus+ programme should be better accessible to people with a disadvantaged background, according to the Dutch national midterm evaluation of the Erasmus+ programme. This report evaluates the...

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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 successor of the Erasmus+ programme, with an absolute amount of at least 3 billion euro’s per programme year. This is Neth-...

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Internationalisation in the VET sector: we have some catching up to do

Is every VET-student aware that an internship abroad can be a life enriching experience? Does every VET-student know about the possibilities that the Erasmus+ program has to offer?

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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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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

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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 initiative...

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Paris Declaration: one year later

Tackling radicalisation through education is high on the European agenda. Even more so after the Brussels attacks of March 22. In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attack in 2015, the Paris Declaration...

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