Education at Times of Emergencies and Crisis – next pilot to be launched soon

24-25 April 2024 Vienna, Austria

A peer exchange and a joint working group comprised of representatives of the Albanian authorities, Council of Europe experts and Secretariat took place in Vienna on 24-25 April 2024 to exchange views on the recently adopted Council of Europe Education Strategy, the implementation of priorities,...

Read More

Ukrainian Network for the Recognition of Foreign Qualifications (UaReNet) - Conference of Credential Evaluators

18 April 2024 online

On April 18, 2024, the Second Conference of the Ukrainian Network for the Recognition of Foreign Qualifications (UaReNet) convened, marking a significant milestone in advancing best practices in recognition of foreign higher education qualifications in Ukraine. The event brought together...

Read More

Council of Europe promotes AI in education while safeguarding rights

15 April 2024 Barcelona, Spain

At the recent EdTech Congress organised by EDUTech Cluster in Barcelona from 11-13 April, Villano Qiriazi, Head of the Council of Europe's Education Department, highlighted the organisation's efforts to integrate artificial intelligence (AI) into education without compromising human rights,...

Read More

Third Steering Committee meeting of the “Quality Education for All” – North Macedonia project held in Skopje

8 April 2024 Skopje, North Macedonia

The third Steering Committee Meeting for the “Quality Education for All” project in North Macedonia was held on 08 April 2024 and meeting marked a significant milestone in our ongoing efforts to enhance the education system and promote inclusivity throughout the country. During the meeting, key...

Read More

Vocational Education and Training experts discuss new publication in a first Conference

8-9 April 2024 Strasbourg, France

The Education Department of the Council of Europe held its first Conference on the Reference Framework of Competences for Democratic Culture (RFCDC) and Vocational Education and Training (VET), in Strasbourg and online, on 8 and 9 April. In December 2023, the Council of Europe launched a new...

Read More

Council of Europe seeks international consultants in the field of Recognition of Qualifications

05 April 2024 Strasbourg, France

The Council of Europe Education Department announces a comprehensive call for tenders, seeking international consultants specialised in the field of recognition of qualifications. With this call, the Education Department intends to support the running of its projects in the field of Recognition...

Read More

Inaugural meeting focuses on strengthening academic freedom and democracy in higher education

28 March 2024 Paris, France

The Group on Experts on the Democratic Mission of Higher Education, convened by the Council of Europe, held its first meeting in Paris on 28 March 2024, marking a pivotal moment in the quest to reinforce academic freedom and the democratisation of science across Europe. The new project “Academic...

Read More

Curricula working group of the State Institute for Education Improvement continues connecting Reference Framework of Competences for Democratic Culture with national curricula in Serbia

26 – 28 MARCH 2024 VRDNIK, Serbia

In order to enhance the quality education for all and further align the formal education system of Serbia with democratic values, a dedicated task force successfully continued the process initiated with the national Guidelines, developed with the support of the European Union and the Council of...

Read More

Forward steps in higher education at the Council of Europe: recent meetings in Strasbourg on recognition of qualifications

27 March 2024 Strasbourg and online

In the last two days the Council of Europe hosted three meetings, all closely linked to the important topics of the recognition of academic qualifications. The Lisbon Recognition Convention Bureau at its meeting on 25 March launched the process of an update of the “Revised Code of Good Practice...

Read More

Valuing the Academic and Professional Skills of Refugees in Europe and better use of EQPR: fast forward towards policy guidelines and CM Recommendation

22 March 2024 Strasbourg and online

Development of draft recommendation and policy guidelines and how to maximise the benefits from the use of the European Qualifications Passport for Refugees (EQPR)for facilitating access to higher education and labour market for refugee students was discussed at the CDEDU today. This work that...

Read More

Contact us

Education Department

Council of Europe
Agora Building
1, Quai Jacoutot
67075 Strasbourg Cedex

 Write to us