Education

The EU knowledge programmes of tomorrow

On 26 June, Neth-ER organised the event ‘Beyond 2020: the next generation of EU knowledge programmes’: a full day with presentations and discussions about the proposals for Erasmus, Horizon Europe...

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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++ must achieve internationalisation for all

Erasmus+’s successor programme ("Erasmus++") should focus on improving the quality of education in the EU, providing ample opportunities for intercultural experiences for all Europeans and...

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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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