Figure 3: Global network and infrastructure of European cultural institutes
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European Cultural Institutes Abroad

Original publication: 2nd edition in March 2016 Authors: KEA European Affairs: Yolanda Smits, Clémentine Daubeuf, Philippe Kern Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2DP7gHM Available languages: – Study: – Executive summary: The European Union (EU) should endeavour to use its cultural and creative assets to better assert its influence around the world. Today, Read more…

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Integrity and Good Governance in Sport

Original publication: December 2015 Author: David Walsh Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2FedL8A Available languages: Executive Summary The author describes his progress from sports enthusiast to sceptic following repeated  experiences, as a journalist, of frauds in high-level sports including athletics and swimming but especially cycling. These frauds involved performance-enhancing drugs Read more…

Table 4: Statistical Definition: share of national employment, in % of heads
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The Economic Dimension of Sport

Original publication: September 2015 Authors: SportsEconAustria: Anna Kleissner, Günther Grohall Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2F0THZK Available languages: Overview In 2012 the “Study on the Contribution of Sport to Economic Growth and Employment in the European Union” was carried based on the back-then 27 EU Member States focussing on sport Read more…

Fig. 1. Students in colleges by age (2012-2013), from Association of Colleges Key Facts
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Adult Education and Open Educational Resources

Original publication: September 2015 Authors: Sero Consulting Ltd, UK: Paul Bacsich, with additional research from Giles Pepler, Sara Frank Bristow, Ebba Ossiannilsson, Alistair Creelman, Eva Szalma and Ilmars Slaidins Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2CwB4Hv Available Languages: – Study: – Executive summary: Overview Adult Education is a subject of great Read more…

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Innovative Schools: Teaching & Learning in the Digital Era

Original publication: April and May 2015 Authors: Department of Teacher Education, University of Helsinki, Finland: Kirsti Lonka, and Mind the Gap Research Group: Lauri Hietajärvi, Mona Moisala, Heta Tuominen-Soini, Lauri. J. Vaara Institute of Behavioural Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland: Kai Hakkarainen, Katariina Salmela-Aro [Part 1] Vincent Cho, Ph.D. and Read more…

Teaching Common Values in Europe
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Youth Education & Entrepreneurship

Original publication: March 2015 Authors: Professor Elizabeth Chell [Part 1] and University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands: Laura Rosendahl Huber [Part 2] Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2FiZgUa Available languages: Part 1 Background Youth unemployment rates are particularly high across Member States (MSs). The EU believes that through education and training in Read more…

Figure 11: International academic staff
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Internationalisation of Higher Education

Original publication: July 2015 Authors: Centre for Higher Education Internationalisation (CHEI): Hans de Wit, Fiona Hunter European Association for International Education (EAIE): Laura Howard International Association of Universities (IAU): Eva Egron-Polak Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2pe8yFY Available languages: – Study: – Executive summary: Internationalisation of higher education in Europe Read more…

University Quality Indicators: A Critical Assessment
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University Quality Indicators: A Critical Assessment

Original publication: April 2015 Authors: Bernd Wächter (ACA), Maria Kelo (ENQA), Queenie K.H. Lam (ACA), Philipp Effertz (DAAD), Christoph Jost (DAAD), Stefanie Kottowski (DAAD) Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2pyJo6j Available languages: This study titled “university quality indicators: a critical assessment” was jointly produced by the German Academic Exchange Service Read more…

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European Historical Memory: Policies, Challenges and Perspectives

Original publication: 2nd revised edition, April 2015 Authors: Markus J. Prutsch, Research Administrator Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2GbTrHU Available languages: This note seeks to provide some critical reflections on the challenges, current policies and possible future prospects of ‘historical memory’ in a European context, yet without laying claim to Read more…