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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
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 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
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
Todorovski, Blazhe; Nordal, Erin; Isoski, Tijana – European Students' Union, 2015
Throughout the years the European Students Union (ESU), together with many educational stakeholders, has been focusing on student-centred learning (SCL). Constant changes in societal and educational needs necessitate that further emphasis be given to teaching excellence. Inspired by the growing interest and progress in implementing SCL, ESU…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Peer Evaluation
O'Driscoll, Cat; Fröhlich, Melanie; Gehrke, Elisabeth; Isoski, Tijana; O Maolain, Aengus; Meister, Lea; Nordal, Erin; Galan Palomares, Fernando Miguel; Pietkiewicz, Karolina; Sanchez, Ines; Todorovski, Blazhe – European Students' Union, 2015
Compared to previous years where every aspect of the Bologna process was analysed from a student perspective we have chosen to highlight some key issues for the future that are important for students. Some of the key areas for the the European Students' Union in this edition are student-centred learning, the social dimension, recognition and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Governance, Quality Assurance
Jungblut, Jens; Vukasovic, Martina – European Students' Union, 2013
The European Students' Union (ESU), in partnership with the Romanian Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ARACIS), the National Unions of Students Scotland--student participation in quality Scotland (NUS, Sparqs) and freier zussamenschluss von studentInnenschaften (fzs), and with support of the European Commission (DG EAC), launched…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Higher Education, College Students, Foreign Countries
Saarela, Henni; Gavra, Alina – European Students' Union, 2013
This publication is the second part of Volume 2 of the project called "QUEST for Quality for Students", or "QUEST" for short, run by the European Students' Union (ESU). It follows-up on the research work that has been completed in the last three years, the results of which are presented in Volume 1 and the first part of Volume…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Higher Education, College Students, Foreign Countries
Lewis, Eve; Millar, Stephanie; Todorovsk, Blazhe; Kažoka, Asnate – European Students' Union, 2013
This handbook was written within the framework of a European project called "QUEST for Quality for Students" (QUEST), whose primary aim is to empower student unions to lead discussions on the quality of education at a local level and to help students who are participating in quality reviews. Students, in particular student…
Descriptors: Guides, Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Student Participation
Galán Palomares, Fernando Miguel; Todorovski, Blazhe; Kažoka, Asnate; Saarela, Henni – European Students' Union, 2013
This is the final publication of the QUEST for Quality for Students (QUEST) project, run by the European Students' Union. The QUEST project has managed to analyse students' views on the quality of higher education to identify areas in which students can become increasingly involved in quality assurance and enhancement processes. This publication…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Higher Education, College Students, Foreign Countries
Payne, Bethan; Charonis, George-Konstantinos; Haaristo, Hanna-Stella; Maurer, Moritz; Kaiser, Florian; Siegrist, Rahel; McVitty, Debbie; Gruber, Angelika; Heerens, Nik; Xhomaqi, Brikena; Nötzl, Tina; Semjonov, Meeli; Primožic, Rok – European Students' Union, 2013
Higher education plays a vital role in society and the quality, accessibility, and form of higher education is highly dependent on financing. Financing of higher education is conceived to be of central importance for the future creation and dissemination of knowledge and research. Therefore, the financing of higher education is a topic that has…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Futures (of Society), Student Unions, Higher Education
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