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European University Association, 2020
Many in the university sector are committed to the European idea and regret the UK's exit from the Union. There is widespread concern about how this will affect the strong links in research, education and innovation between the UK and the rest of Europe. However, having avoided a chaotic "no-deal" Brexit allows for clarity about the next…
Descriptors: Political Issues, Politics of Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Gover, Anna; Loukkola, Tia; Peterbauer, Helene – European University Association, 2019
Ample evidence suggests that even though student-centred learning is a topic of great interest and benefit to universities across Europe and beyond, there are widespread difficulties in addressing the concept in practice, mostly due to its broad scope. This report presents the status of student-centred learning in Europe's universities and offers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Centered Learning, Educational Quality
Loukkola, Tia; Peterbauer, Helene – European University Association, 2019
Universities across Europe are calling for a more student-centred, inclusive university environment bringing together all actors of the university community, while also implementing measures to achieve such a cultural shift. Members of the EUA [European University Association] Learning & Teaching Thematic Peer Groups are -- each based on their…
Descriptors: Universities, Peer Groups, Educational Environment, Teaching Methods
Jørgensen, Thomas – European University Association, 2019
The digital transformation of our societies is moving ahead, changing the way that we work and interact. It is also changing learning environments and the need for digital skills. This paper argues for a differentiated approach by universities to digital skills, identifying three groups of learners: (1) ICT [Information and Communication…
Descriptors: Universities, Technological Literacy, Information Technology, Specialists
Pruvot, Enora Bennetot; Kupriyanova, Veronika – European University Association, 2019
This briefing outlines EUA's proposals to national and EU funders on how to make "the EU reporting and control environment more efficient and effective." This is a matter of strategic importance to improve the added value of European investment in education, research and innovation. European universities manage a variety of projects,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Research, Audits (Verification)
European University Association, 2019
Attention to career paths in teaching and staff development, in order to enhance learning and teaching, has gained importance in the European policy arena in recent years. This paper is the result of the work carried out by the European University Association (EUA) Learning & Teaching Thematic Peer Group on "Career paths in…
Descriptors: Career Development, Faculty Development, Teaching (Occupation), Foreign Countries
European University Association, 2019
Higher education stakeholders are increasingly aware of the need for systematic continuous professional development opportunities for university teachers. This report reflects the outcomes of the work of European University Association's (EUA) Learning & Teaching Thematic Peer Group on "Continuous development of teaching…
Descriptors: Teacher Competencies, Faculty Development, Professional Continuing Education, Higher Education
European University Association, 2019
The evaluation of learning and teaching is one central activity through which universities monitor the fitness-for-purpose of their education provision. This paper represents the outcomes of the work carried out by the European University Association (EUA) Learning & Teaching Thematic Peer Group on "Evaluation of learning and…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Program Evaluation
European University Association, 2019
Active learning encompasses a broad range of pedagogical approaches involving the learner in every step of the educational process, with the objective of stimulating ownership and critical thinking skills, among others. This paper is the result of the work carried out by the European University Association (EUA) Learning & Teaching Thematic…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Universities, College Students, Skill Development
Hasgall, Alexander; Saenen, Bregt; Borrell-Damian, Lidia – European University Association, 2019
This European University Association (EUA)-Council for Doctoral Education (CDE) report presents the results of an extensive and unique study on the state of play of doctoral education in Europe. Offering findings gathered from more than 300 institutions across Europe, it provides an overview of the deep transformation that has taken place in…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Colleges
European University Association, 2019
The European Forum for Enhanced Collaboration in Teaching (EFFECT) project explored how pedagogical staff development and learning and teaching developments in general could be enhanced and supported through European-level action. EFFECT is an Erasmus+ KA3-funded project (2015-2019). It was developed by a diverse consortium of 12 partners,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Programs, Teacher Improvement, Improvement Programs
Saenen, Bregt; Morais, Rita; Gaillard, Vinciane; Borrell-Damián, Lidia – European University Association, 2019
This report provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the current state of research assessment at European universities, and shows why and how institutions are reviewing their evaluation practices. Based on the results of the "2019 EUA [European University Association] Open Science and Open Access Survey on Research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Information, Universities, Research
Claeys-Kulik, Anna-Lena; Jørgensen, Thomas Ekman; Stöber, Henriette – European University Association, 2019
Inclusiveness has become a strategic question for a number of higher education institutions across Europe, impacting learning and teaching, research and institutional cultures. Many have taken action to find new ways to enable people from various backgrounds to find their place in higher education. The idea that diverse learning environments may…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Inclusion, Diversity (Institutional)
European University Association, 2018
Over the past three years, the European University Association (EUA) has been working on a number of initiatives related to higher education learning and teaching. Activities include knowledge building and studies, institutional development and peer learning, as well as a related policy statement and recommendations. The following of these are…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Higher Education, Peer Groups, Institutional Mission
European University Association, 2018
Based on the work of the European University Association (EUA) Learning & Teaching Initiative and the outcomes of the 1st European Learning & Teaching Forum, this paper underlines the importance of learning and teaching (L&T) as a core mission and responsibility of universities. Student learning needs and success must remain at the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instruction, Learning, Institutional Mission
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