Council of Europe on the European Higher Education Area in the new decade

1 December 2020 Online

The Ministerial conference of the European Higher Education Area was held online on November 19. As the EHEA now enters a new decade, the head of the Council of Europe’s Education Department, Sjur Bergan, reflects on achievements and challenges in this article in University World News.

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Council of Europe speaks at Conference on student engagement

30 November 2020 Online

On November 24, the Council of Europe spoke at an online conference on Empowerment and Partnership in Student Engagement organized by Quality & Qualifications Ireland, the Irish National Student Engagement Programme, and StudentSurvey.ie. The Head of the Council of Europe’s Education Department,...

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Quality education for all – Serbia: another series of online teacher training for more than 200 educationalists

30 November 2020 Serbia

Professional development and improved ways of working with students should never be disregarded. Especially not during the pandemic that has disrupted the processes of teaching and learning. While the challenges imposed on the teachers and students become more and more prominent, innovative...

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Upcoming videoconference organised by the Council of Europe: “The CEFR Companion Volume: A Key resource for Inclusive Plurilingual Education”

26 November 2020 Online

The Council of Europe is organising a videoconference entitled “The CEFR Companion Volume: A Key resource for Inclusive Plurilingual Education” on 16 December 2020 from 15.00 to 18.00 CET. This videoconference intends to draw attention to the full potential of the CEFR Companion Volume in the...

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Videoconference on Democratic Citizenship Education

23 November 2020 Tirana

Over 100 representatives from the Albanian Parliament, the Ministry of Education, Sports and Youth, education institutions, development partners and civil society organisations debated the future of citizenship and human rights education in Albania at a videoconference organized by Council of...

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Survey for educators and volunteers helping adolescent migrants

23 November 2020 Online

The Council of Europe wishes to invite educators and volunteers who are helping recently arrived adolescent migrants (aged 11-19) with learning the languages of their host countries to respond to an on-line survey by 4 December. After several years of work to support the linguistic integration of...

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Council of Europe at the EHEA Ministerial Conference

20 November 2020 Online

Ministers of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) met on November 19, 2020. For the first time an EHEA Ministerial conference was held online, hosted by Italy. The Ministers adopted the Rome Communiqué and three appendices: a statement on academic freedom, principles and guidelines on the...

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“Digital Citizenship Education Days” videoconference organised by the Council of Europe

19 November 2020 Online

On November 3-4 the Council of Europe organised a videoconference entitled “Digital Citizenship Education Days” in conjunction with the Etats généraux du numérique pour l’éducation organised by the French Ministry of National Education, Youth and Sports. The videoconference brought together over...

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Council of Europe contributes to research volumes on the European Higher Education Area

13 November 2020 Strasbourg

The two research volumes based on the Bologna Process Researchers’ Conference held in Bucharest in January 2020 have now been published and are available in open access. The books include some 35 articles on various aspects of the European Higher Education Area. The Head of the Council of Europe...

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“A guide to teacher competences for languages in education”: New resource website for teacher educators and designers of teacher education programmes

13 November 2020 Graz

The European Centre for Modern Languages (ECML) of the Council of Europe is pleased to announce the completion in both English and French of its resource website “A guide to teacher competences for languages in education” (www.ecml.at/guidetoteachercompetences), an output of the ECML programme...

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