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ESU has been continuing its move eastwards with a visit to the Central Asian country of Kazakhstan in early February by Vice-Chair, Anita Liice. Organised by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan in co-operation with the Council of Europe and the Magna Carta Observatory, the event was a Bologna Seminar… » read more

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ESU reacts to the Commission’s education and training strategic framework It is designed to set the tone for cooperation on education policy across all 27 Member States for the decade ahead. And last week, ESU had the opportunity to comment on the European Commission’s updated strategic framework for European cooperation on education and training at… » read more

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They came from Australia, Africa, North America, Asia and Europe. For the first time in five years, 17 organisations representing students across the globe came together in Paris last week at an official preparatory conference for the UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education (WCHE), scheduled for July 2009. The conclusion of the meeting: student rights… » read more

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Six months of the French Presidency drew to a close at the end of December, and with it a very hectic period of meetings and conferences for ESU staff. But what was the outcome of all this frenetic activity in terms of higher education policy at the European level? Were there some real achievements, or… » read more

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ESU has launched its official Plan of Work (POW) for 2009, outlining a comrpehensive series of priorities to steer the organisation over the next 12 months. The 2009 POW is all about working ‘For a Stronger Student Movement’ and focuses on four main external priorities and a chapter on internal development. The four key external… » read more

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