The work of the Council of Europe in this area focus on the roles and responsibilities of public authorities in ensuring democratic governance in education through the promotion of ethics, transparency and integrity in the education systems and the sharing of knowledge and effective results of policies related to higher education governance and the development of the teaching force.
Higher Education and Research
The work of the Council of Europe in the field of higher education and research focuses on issues related to the recognition of qualifications, public responsibility for higher education and research, higher education governance and other fields relevant to the establishment of the European Higher Education Area. The Council of Europe also supports the reform of higher education in the so-called priority regions, mainly South-East Europe, the South Caucasus and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries.
Ethics, Transparency and Integrity in Education (ETINED)
Through its ETINED Platform this project will facilitate the exchange of information and best practices on ethics, transparency and integrity in education, with special attention to the fight against corruption and fraud in higher education and research.