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European Union, 2015
Adult learning policies, like any other policies, need to be effective: they need to reach their objectives and attain the desired impacts, which should be carefully defined. Understanding the performance of policies allows policy makers to change and improve them. A growing body of research and statistics provides important insights into how…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Learning, Educational Policy, Policy Analysis
Federighi, Paolo – European Union, 2013
Adult and continuing education has the dual function of contributing to employability and economic growth, on the one hand, and responding to broader societal challenges, in particular promoting social cohesion, on the other. Companies and families support important investments that have, to date, ensured important growth in both skills and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Continuing Education, Adult Education, Public Policy
Dollhausen, Karin; Lattke, Susanne; Scheliga, Felicia; Wolters, Andrä; Spexard, Anna; Geffers, Johannes; Banscherus, Ulf – European Union, 2013
Widening adult participation in higher education as part of the development of lifelong learning strategies has been promoted by the European Union since the 1990s. Only recently, the 2011 Council resolution on a renewed European agenda for adult learning underlined the need to encourage higher education institutions to embrace adult learners. The…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Higher Education, Case Studies, Student Participation
Golovic, Rajko; Berger, Sebastian – European Students' Union, 2020
The role of higher education towards social, economic and cultural development of our societies is certainly unquestionable from various aspects. In that sense, synergy and mutual dependence of higher education and society & vice-versa is a constant of modern times. However, one must acknowledge that all these aspects very often are highly…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Tuition, Paying for College, Barriers
European Students' Union, 2020
This Policy Paper aims at analysing the most important aspects of Public Responsibility, Financing and Governance of Higher Educations while seeking to formulate a students perspective on the state of play within the European Higher Education Area (EHEA). In doing so it touches upon the very foundation of how and in which socio-political…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Governance, Educational Finance, College Administration
European Students' Union, 2019
This paper defines the European Students' Union (ESU) opinions on the topics related to internationalisation and learning mobility. This document is both an advancement and a cohesive overview of ESU's existing positions on internationalisation and mobility in higher education. This paper offers both definitions and elaborations on relevant policy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Unions, Global Approach, Higher Education
Reding, Viviane – European Union, 2012
Public forums and shared spaces in which citizens can debate and deliberate have always constituted essential elements of a democratic society. Today, the Europe for Citizens Programme serves to create a modern European agora. Launched in 2007, the programme supports initiatives that bring people together in international and intercultural…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Foreign Countries, Games, Video Technology
European Students' Union, 2018
In every policy paper European Students' Union (ESU) seeks to outline their vision for a truly modern and collegial higher education and student interests. This paper provides an overview of ESU's main policies on higher education. It begins with the following sections: (1) What is higher education?; (2) Who is higher education for?; (3)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Unions, Student Rights, Educational Policy
European Union, 2011
On 7 December 2010, European Ministers for vocational education and training (VET), the European Social Partners and the European Commission adopted the Bruges Communique on enhanced European cooperation in VET for 2011-2020. The Communique defines common objectives for 2020 and an action plan for the coming years, combining national measures with…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Cooperation, Foreign Countries, Goal Orientation
Eckhardt, Lukas; Jungblut, Jens; Pietkiewicz, Karolina; Steinhardt, Isabel; Vukasovic, Martina; Santa, Robert – European Students' Union, 2017
The European Students' Union with the support of the Open Society Foundation published a new study on recognition of qualifications held by refugees and their access to higher education in Europe. The paper analyses how a selected pool of countries use education as an instrument for inclusion of refugees, asylum seekers and persons in refugee-like…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Access to Education, Higher Education
European Students' Union, 2017
The development of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) through the Bologna Process has contributed to an increase in cross-border exchanges and cooperation in higher education and facilitates the enhancement of trust and confidence among higher education systems. In the framework of the Bologna Process, cross-border QA is supported, and in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Cooperation, Quality Assurance, Higher Education
European Union, 2010
TEMPUS is a European Union funded Programme which supports the modernisation of higher education in the Partner Countries in Eastern Europe, Central Asia, the Western Balkans and the Mediterranean region, mainly through university cooperation projects. It also aims to promote the voluntary convergence of the higher education systems in the Partner…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Cooperation, Foreign Countries, Financial Support
European Students' Union, 2016
The present joint action programme is proposed by the Organising Bureau of European School Student Unions (OBESSU), the European Students' Union (ESU), and Education International (EI) to their members and partners, in order to advance the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 related goals, which the United Nations adopted in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Education, Higher Education, Access to Education
Maoláin, Aengus Ó.; Popescu, Cristi; Bergan, Gabriela; Sallinen, Jyri; Savola, Pauliina; de Bruijn, Simone; Dalen, Svea; Servant, Thibaut; Grønne, Viktor – European Students' Union, 2016
This handbook has been written by the European Student's Union's Ethnic Minorities Working Group (EMWG) based on the work it conducted from its establishment at ESU's Board Meeting 57 in 2009 until its expiration at the Board Meeting 64 in 2013. The work was undertaken by representatives from ESU's members SAMOK (Finland), NUSUK (UK), LSVb (the…
Descriptors: Student Unions, Minority Groups, Ethnic Groups, Guides
European Students' Union, 2016
The European Students' Union (ESU) believes that open access to all levels of education is the cornerstone of a socially, culturally and democratically inclusive society and a pre-requisite for individual and societal development and well-being. ESU sees higher education as a human right, guaranteed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Governance, Educational Finance, Sustainable Development
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