Higher Education and Research


Higher Education: highlights of 2007

Highlights of 2007 (text)

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the first conference of the flagship project on ‘University between Humanism and Market’;

a Recommendation on the public responsibility for higher education and research;

Council of Europe’s addressing the opening session of the London Ministerial meeting of the Bologna Process;

the 1stForum on Qualifications Frameworks’, as well as the meeting of the Coordination Group were organised in Strasbourg;

Bologna seminar on ‘New challenges in recognition’, co-organised by Latvia and the Council of Europe;

The 22nd session of the Standing Conference of European Ministers of Education (Istanbul, 4-5 May 2007);

Regional conference on Qualifications Frameworks (Belgrade, 1-2 October 2007).

Launch of a major project to support higher education reforms in Serbia;

Progress in the ongoing higher education project in Bosnia and Herzegovina;

A seminar on Quality Assurance in Armenia and a seminar on Qualifications Frameworks - in Azerbaijan;

A seminar on ‘Bologna Process and the CIS: reform of higher education systems’ (Moscow, October 2007).

A session on the ‘Current issues in the Bologna Process: to better mobility through recognition of qualifications’ in the framework of the annual conference of vice-rectors of internationa relations of the Russian Federation.

Turkey: a national conference on qualifications frameworks in Mugla and conference on ‘current issues in higher education in the world’ at Bilkent University.

Three further publications in the Higher Education series: ‘Qualifications: Introduction to a concept’, ‘The responsibility of public authorities for quality assurance in higher education’ and ‘Higher Education and Democratic Culture: Citizenship, Human rights and civic responsibility’.