Education and Training Monitor 2016

Education and Training Monitor 2016 is coming

Strategic framework

The Education and Training Monitor, published annually by the European Commission, captures the evolution of Europe's education and training systems by bringing together a wide array of evidence and an in-depth analysis in a concise and accessible package.

Bologna, Italy

Slashing waiting times for students seeking protection

Higher Education

Many refugees have been forced to flee to Europe because of Syria’s continuing civil war and conflicts in Sub-Saharan Africa. Asylum seekers often have to go through a lengthy process to obtain refugee status. That is why University of Bologna set up the Unibo4refugees project to help asylum seekers to make the best of their situation while applying for refugee status.

Report on structural higher education reform

Report published on structural higher education reform

Higher Education

This study on structural reform of higher education analyses how different types of system-level (or ‘landscape’) structural reforms in higher education have been designed and implemented in selected higher education systems.

Photo from the workshop on investment in education in Sofia

Promoting investment in education and training in Bulgaria and Romania

The European Commission  organised a regional workshop in Sofia, Bulgaria, for Bulgarian and Romanian stakeholders in the education and training sector on promoting investment in education through EU instruments and funds. It drew about 70 participants from universities, national and local institutions, and private sector organisations.

Holistic Approach to Refugee Inclusion

Higher Education

When war began in Syria, over a fourth of 18 to 24 year olds were enrolled in higher education, the ratio being about half among refugees. Former teachers and artists also now face career-ending lacunae and productivity lapses due to lost jobs, lost grant money, lost libraries, lost art gallery exhibition circuits, and lost student help. Among Syria’s outnumbered refugees, many decided to stop in Austria.

Berlin students and universities reach out to refugees

EU policy

Inspiring practice number 6 - HTW Berlin and the Campus Refugee Help Movement

History takes a while to happen, and then quite some time to figure out. On the refugee crisis, Europe is still years and years from the rear view mirror stage.