Seminar «Dual Learning» Combining Practice-Orientated and Theoretical Learning in Higher Education

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1 Seminar «Dual Learning» Combining Practice-Orientated and Theoretical Learning in Higher Education Brussels, 20 April 2015 European Union policy & programmes to strengthen practice-oriented higher education learning Peter Baur, European Commission 1

2 Key Priorities of the EU Agenda for the Modernisation of Higher Education Increasing tertiary attainment levels Improving the quality and relevance of higher education Strengthening quality through mobility and cross-border cooperation Linking higher education, research and business for excellence and regional development Improving governance and funding 2

3 Improving the quality and relevance of higher education Involving employers and labour market institutions in the design and delivery of programmes, supporting staff exchanges and including practical experience in courses can help attune curricula to current and emerging labour market needs and foster employability and entrepreneurship. 3

4 Linking higher education, research and business for excellence and regional development Encourage partnership and cooperation with business as a core activity of higher education institutions, through reward structures, incentives for multidisciplinary and cross-organisational cooperation, and the reduction of regulatory and administrative barriers to partnerships between institutions and other public and private actors. 4

5 5 Knowledge Triangle Higher Education Research Business

6 6 Knowledge Triangle Higher Education Research Erasmus+ Business

7 Erasmus + 1. Learning mobility of individuals Staff mobility, in particular for teachers, trainers, school leaders and youth workers Mobility for higher education students, vocational education and training students Master degree scheme Volunteering and youth exchanges 2. Cooperation for innovation and best practices Strategic partnerships between relevant stakeholders Knowledge Alliances and Sector Skills Alliances IT-Platforms Cooperation with third countries 3. Support for policy reform Open method of Coordination EU tools: valorisation and implementation Policy dialogue with stakeholders, third countries and international organisations

8 Name of the forum Date Location 1 st European Forum on cooperation between higher education and the Business Community 28/29 Feb 2008 Brussels (BE) Thematic Forum: 'Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning' 30 Jun 2008 Brussels (BE) Thematic Forum: 'Curriculum development and entrepreneurship' 30/31 Oct 2008 Tenerife (ES) 2 nd European Forum on Cooperation between Higher Education and the Business Community 5/6 Feb 2009 Brussels (BE) Thematic Forum: 'New Skills for New Jobs The role of Higher Education Institutions and Business Co-operation' 22/23 Oct 2009 Dublin (IE) Thematic Forum: From the Crisis to Recovery - the Role of Higher Education Institutions and Business Co-operation 2/3 Feb 2010 Brno (CZ) 3 rd European University-Business Forum: University-Business Cooperation for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth 4/5 May 2010 Brussels (BE) 4 th European University-Business Forum: University-Business Cooperation: A strategic partnership to deliver Europe /23 Mar 2011 Brussels (BE) Thematic Forum: Innovating together Partnerships for an Entrepreneurial Europe 21/22 Nov 2011 Enschede (NL) Thematic Forum: Excellence through diversity 16 Nov 2012 Paris (FR) 5 th European University-Business Forum: Strategic partnerships for Innovation and Growth Thematic Forum: University-Business Cooperation Driving Innovation and Growth 5/6 Jun 2013 Brussels (BE) 27 Nov 2013 Warsaw (PL) 8

9 Name of the forum Date Location Thematic Forum: «Partnerships for Innovation and Socio- Economic Impact: The Entrepreneurial University» 19/20 Mar 2014 Stockholm (SE) Thematic Forum: "Developing Entrepreneurial Universities" 21/23 May 2014 Swansea (UK) Thematic Forum: "Fostering University Business Cooperation Ecosystems in Europe and Latin America" 24/25 June 2014 Madrid (ES) Thematic Forum: "Universities, Businesses & Co. : Together we can! Strategic Inter-sectoral Partnerships for Economic and Social Change and Growth" 2/3 Oct 2014 Rome (IT) Thematic Forum: " University- Business Cooperation: Driving competitiveness, employability and prosperity " 6 th European University-Business Forum: "Cooperation for Growth and Jobs" 21/22 Nov 2014 Berlin (DE) 5/6 Mar 2015 Brussels (BE) 9

10 10 Knowledge Triangle Higher Education Research H2020: Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action Business

11 MSCA in Horizon 2020 Innovative Training Networks ITN Training Networks, European Industrial Doctorates, Joint Doctorates Individual Fellowships IF Support for experienced researchers undertaking international and inter-sector mobility Research and Innovation Staff Exchange Co-funding of programmes RISE COFUND International and inter-sector cooperation through the exchange of staff Co-funding of regional, national and international programmes: - doctoral programmes - fellowship programmes Education and Culture

12 12 EIT Knowledge Triangle Higher Education Research Boost the innovation process from: idea to product lab to market student to entrepreneur

13 HEInnovate Towards more entrepreneurial and innovative HEIs

14 HEInnovate IS: A self-assessment and development tool for HEI's who want to explore their entrepreneurial and innovation potential and further enhance it HEInnovate is NOT: a ranking system a benchmarking system a survey

15 Structure & Scope 7 Dimensions Leadership and Governance Organisational Capacity, People and Incentives Entrepreneurship Development in Teaching and Learning Pathways for Entrepreneurs University Business / External Relationships for Knowledge Exchange The Entrepreneurial HEI as an Internationalised Institution Measuring the Impact

16 Education and Culture