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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


PRO-YOUTH Kick-Off Meeting in Sofia: New opportunities for unemployed youth in the cultural heritage sector

The Kick-Off Meeting of Pro-Youth, a new project led by European Foundation for Education and financed by Erasmus+ took place on 15th October in Sofia, hosted by one of its project partners, the Bulgarian Industrial Association.


Welcome to Krisztina, our 4th IVY volunteer

We are glad to welcome our 4th IVY volunteer, Krisztina Judit Toth in our team, who started working in our Stuttgart office this week.


Conference on Professionally-oriented Higher Education in Bratislava

More than 100 participants attended the International Conference on Professionally-oriented Higher Education which took place on 9th October 2018 in Bratislava. The conference was organised in the framework of the pilot activity of the EDU-LAB project, led by the European Foundation for Education, which has just reached an important milestone: the launch of the first professional Bachelor`s programme in Slovakia.

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Professional bachelor`s programme at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering in Bratislava

In August 2018 the Slovak Accreditation Commission approved the launch of a new professional bachelor`s degree programme at the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava. The programme was created in the framework of the EDU-LAB project and is the first accredited professionally-oriented study programme in Slovakia.