Extracts from the joint press conference by Mary McAleese, Chair of the High Level Group on the Modernisation of Higher Education, and Androulla Vassiliou on the improvement of teaching quality and learning in higher education
On 18 June 2013, Androulla Vassiliou, Member of the EC in charge of Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, and Mary McAlseese, Chair of the High Level Group on the Modernisation of Higher Education, gave a press conference on the improvement of teaching quality and learning in higher education, at the European Commission in Brussels.
On the same date, the EU High-Level Group on Modernisation of Higher Education published its first report and made 16 recommendations which include a call for mandatory certified training for professors and other higher education teaching staff, more focus on helping students to develop entrepreneurial and innovative skills, and the creation of a European Academy of Teaching and Learning. SHOTLISTLINKLINK
Type: Summary of press conference Reference: I-079381 Date: 18/06/2013 Duration: 03:09 Personalities:McAleese, Mary | Vassiliou, Androulla Location:Brussels - EC/Berlaymont Languages:ORIGINAL,