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Consultation on “A renewed Modernisation Agenda for Higher Education in the European Union”

The objective of the consultation is to collect the views of stakeholders about the current situation in Europe's higher education systems, as well as on priorities for change. This will feed into reviewing the priorities set out in the "Agenda for the modernisation of Europe's higher education systems" (adopted in 2010). Specifically, the consultation questionnaire focuses on:

  1. the current strengths and weaknesses of higher education in the EU
  2. the priority areas where those in charge of higher education should focus their attention and
  3. how you think the EU should support efforts to improve higher education.

The consultation was open until 29/02/2016

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Consultation on a “European Area of Skills and Qualifications”

The objective of the consultation is to collect the views of stakeholders and individuals on the problems faced by learners and workers with regard to the transparency and recognition of their skills and qualifications when moving within and between EU Member States, on the adequacy of the related European policies and instruments and on the potential benefits of developing a “European Area of Skills and Qualifications”.

The consultation addresses in particular the following issues:

  1. How to place a stronger focus on higher and more relevant skills?
  2. Further strengthening links between education/training, mobility and the labour market
  3. Adapting to internationalisation trends
  4. Ensuring overall coherence of tools and policies and further implementing the learning outcomes approach
  5. Ensuring clarity of rules and procedures for the recognition of skills and qualifications for further learning
  6. Increasing the focus on quality assurance
  7. Providing learners and workers with a single access point to obtain information and services supporting a European area of skills and qualifications.

The consultation was open until 15 April 2014.

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Consultation on a future European Union Culture programme

The European Commission launched a new phase of consultation for the development of a future cultural European programme, replacing the Culture 2000 programme when it ends. The results of the consultation fed into the legislative proposal for the next Culture Programme.

This consultation was closed on the 10th July 2003.

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Consultation on a future European Union Culture programme

The objective of the consultation was to gather input on the next incarnation of the culture programme, post 2013, notably its objectives, activities, and the types of support provided.

The consultation was open until 15/12/2010.

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