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EU Mobility Scoreboard: more effort needed to promote studies and training abroad for students

The best public support systems for promoting and giving advice to higher education students about opportunities to study or train abroad are in Germany, Belgium, Spain, France and Italy, according to the first EU ‘Mobility Scoreboard’. The Scoreboard is part … Continue reading

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Intel and University of Helsinki establish research institute

New institute will develop techniques for platform security in mobile devices. Intel and the University of Helsinki in Finland have announced the expansion of the Intel Collaborative Research Institute for Secure Computing (ICRI-SC) to the Helsinki region. The new institute … Continue reading

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Education and Training Monitor highlights impact of budget cuts and skills mismatch

Sixteen Member States1 decreased their spending on education between 2008 and 2011, with six2 showing further significant budget decreases in 2012, according to the latest Education and Training Monitor released today by the European Commission. The 2013 Education and Training … Continue reading

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WU Campus: Vienna University of Economics and Business opens new campus

Vienna/Luxembourg – The new campus of the University of Economics and Business in Vienna (WU) was officially opened on Friday. A building complex has been brought into operation that fulfills the highest standards of contemporary facilities and modern research and … Continue reading

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Commission highlights benefits of foreign language skills for UK students and business

More needs to be done to encourage British students to study languages at A Level and university, according to the European Commission. The importance of foreign language skills is self-evident in all EU countries, given that businesses increasingly operate internationally: … Continue reading

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EU must invest in innovative leaders in schools

Androulla VASSILIOU Member of the European Commission responsible for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth EU must invest in innovative leaders in schools Lithuanian Presidency Conference on Educational Leadership /Vilnius 9 September 2013 It’s a pleasure to be here with you … Continue reading

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European universities need to think global, says Commission

The international higher education landscape is changing dramatically in shape and size, with greater competition from countries such as China and India. This calls for an overhaul in the way Europe’s 4 000 universities operate – not only internationally, but … Continue reading

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EU investment for education and youth employability pays off, OECD report confirms

The European Commission today welcomed the launch of Education at a Glance 2013, an annual report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) which analyses the education systems of the 34 OECD member countries, including 21 EU Member … Continue reading

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Launch of report on improving the quality of teaching and learning in Europe’s higher education institutions

Remarks by Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, and Mary McAleese, chair, High-Level Group on the Modernisation of Higher Education at launch press conference (see IP/13/554) Commissioner Vassiliou: Today, the High-Level Group on Higher Education which … Continue reading

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Speech: EIT: bringing business to education and education to business

Androulla VASSILIOU Member of the European Commission responsible for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth EIT: bringing business to education and education to business Conference “KIC as a hub for innovation and entrepreneurship”/Krakow 6 June 2013 I’m delighted to be here … Continue reading

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