Calling for higher education to build a more sustainable and democratic future

12 April 2021 Strasbourg

In an article in University World News, the editors of the recent book on Higher education's response to the Covid-19 pandemic - Building a more sustainable and democratic future reiterate the call for action launched through the book. The article draws on the book and also emphasizes...

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European Qualifications Passport for Refugees: learning from the Italian experience

29 March 2021 Strasbourg

In Italy, 49 refugees who have obtained the European Qualifications Passport for Refugees (EQPR) have also obtained places of study at higher education institutions. In 2020, the EQPR was accepted as qualifying holders for Italian scholarships. In an article in University World News, Chiara...

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Watch a webinar on the Higher Education response to COVID

19 March 2021 Online

Four of the authors who contributed to the new Council of Europe book on the Higher Education response to the COVID-19 pandemic: Building a more sustainable and democratic future presented the book at a webinar organized by the International Association of Universities on March 16. Ligia Deca,...

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Higher education response to COVID

8 March 2021 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe has just published Higher education's response to the COVID-19 pandemic - Building a more sustainable and democratic future. This publication is Volume 25 in the Council of Europe Higher Education Series. Edited by Sjur Bergan, Tony Gallagher, Ira Harkavy, Ronaldo Munck, and...

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Academic mobility needs a culture of welcome – and then the instruments

3 February 2021 Online

In an article in University World News, the Head of the Council of Europe’s Education Department, Sjur Bergan, argues that the future of academic and professional mobility will depend on both a welcoming culture in host countries and institutions and instruments that make recognition of...

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