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Posts tagged with ‘higher education’

  • Education and Training Monitor 2014 now available

    The third annual edition of the Education and Training Monitor charts the evolution of education and training systems across Europe. It brings together, in a concise, digestible way, the latest quantitative and qualitative data, recent technical reports and studies, plus policy documents and developments. While focused on empirical evidence, each section in the Monitor has clear policy messages for the Member States. […]
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  • North Rhine-Westphalia: More migrant students are completing higher secondary education

    An increasing number of students in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia are successfully completing higher education. In 2012, 44 percent of native students and 35 percent of migrant students completed higher secondary education, allowing them to enter university. Compared to 2005, when percentages lay around 36 and 28 respectively, this a very positive trend. At the same time, fewer students […]
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  • ESU Campaign: Candidates for the European Parliament vote for education

    On 4 February 2014, the European Students’ Union (ESU) launched a campaign for the upcoming European parliamentary elections where candidates are asked to pledge their allegiance to an education manifesto. National unions of students in Europe will ask candidates in their respective countries to sign the manifesto, which expresses what students want from the European Parliament in terms of higher […]
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  • Germany: Ministry of Education cuts budget for integration measures for foreign students

    Minister of Education Mrs. Wanka announced that no more money will be allocated to supporting the integration of foreign university students in Germany. Despite an increasing number of foreign students coming to Germany and measurable economic benefits for the Federal Republic, the ministry will cut funding without substitution. In the past, the ministry had provided a yearly budget of 2,8 […]
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