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10th Meeting of the Joint Governmental Commission Baden-Württemberg – Croatia

The 10th Meeting of the Joint Governmental Commission Baden-Württemberg – Croatia was held on 14-15 February 2019 in Stuttgart. The European Foundation for Education was invited as experts to discuss possibilities for education-related cooperation between the two countries.

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New EDU-LAB video

The EDU-LAB partnership consortium has been working together for more than two years now to enhance the labour market relevance of higher education. In this video, shot during a project meeting in Bratislava, partners share their experiences about the process.

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Erasmus+ kick-off event for strategic partnerships in Bonn, 30 October 2018

The National Agency of the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (NABIBB) organised a kick-off event for strategic partnerships in Bonn on 30 October 2018. Dr. des. Ágnes Sebestyén, project director at the European Foundation for Education (lead partner of PRO-YOUTH), attended the event.

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Priority Area 9 “People and Skills” International Stakeholder Conference in Vienna, 29 November 2018

How can the EU ensure that people in the Danube region are equipped with relevant knowledge and skills that are in accordance with labour market demands? How to integrate vulnerable groups to the labour market? What are the challenges that industry 4.0 could bring? These were some of the pressing questions that the 6th International Stakeholder Conference “The Future of Priority Area 9 ‘Investing in People and Skills’ in the Danube Region” in Vienna addressed. During the one-day event, representatives of ministries, institutes of higher education and employment and other stakeholders debated issues and exchanged best practices.

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EDU-LAB Stakeholder Meeting on 5th December 2018, Kecskemét

EDU-LAB’s stakeholder meeting was organised by the John von Neumann University and held in the Southern Hungarian city of Kecskemét on 5th December 2018. The aim of the meeting was to discuss issues related to Work Package 5 “Training and capacity”, focusing on capacity building and improvement of governance and leadership to increase the labour market relevance of higher education.

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Capitalization meeting of the Danube Transnational Programme Thematic Pole 9 “Educational Governance”

Projects involved in the Thematic Pole 9 (TP9) “Educational Governance” of the Danube Transnational Programme (DTP) and Coordinators of the Priority Areas 7 and 9 (PA7 and PA9) of the EU Strategy of the Danube Region (EUSDR) met up in Bratislava on the 7th of November 2018. The goal of the meeting was to identify possible ways of cooperation and to update the joint capitalization strategy as two new projects (INDEED and InnoSchool) have joined the pole in the framework of the 2nd DTP call.

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4th EDU-LAB Steering Committee Meeting in Bratislava

The 4th Steering Committee Meeting of the EDU-LAB project was held in Bratislava on 7th and 8th November.

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EDU-LAB – Meeting in Sofia to discuss EDU-LAB`s Bulgarian pilot project

The Technical University of Sofia hosted a meeting on EDU-LAB`s Bulgarian pilot project, the foundation of the National Academy of Professional Education.

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EDU-LAB at the 7th EUSDR Annual Forum in Sofia

Sofia hosted the 7th EUSDR Annual Forum this year as Bulgaria took over the rotating Presidency for the EU Strategy for the Danube Region.