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How Will a No-Deal #Brexit Affect the Life Sciences?

How Will a No-Deal #Brexit Affect the Life Sciences?

| October 21, 2019

After repeatedly assuring the nation throughout the referendum campaign that the UK would under no circumstances leave the single market, Boris Johnson is now desperately trying to push through the hard Brexit that voters were told would not happen. Despite being legally obligated to get either a deal or an extension, Johnson is insisting that […]

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MEPs boost support for EU research and #Erasmus

MEPs boost support for EU research and #Erasmus

| September 23, 2019

Last week, MEPs approved a €100 million top-up for the EU’s research programmes (€80 million for Horizon 2020) and youth mobility (€20 million for Erasmus+). MEPs approved, by 614 votes in favour, 69 against and 10 abstentions, a €100 million boost to the EU’s flagship programmes Horizon 2020 (€80 million for research funding) and Erasmus+ (€20 million […]

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#Erasmus+ – EU boosts participation of African students and staff in 2019

#Erasmus+ – EU boosts participation of African students and staff in 2019

| September 13, 2019

The EU has invested an additional €17.6 million to support over 8,500 newly selected African students and staff to participate in Erasmus+ in 2019. This increase in Erasmus+ funding is one more step towards the commitment announced by President Jean-Claude Juncker in his State of the Union speech in September 2018 to have supported 35,000 African students and […]

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‘We are desperate’ – Students with disabilities left without solution as pupils return to school

‘We are desperate’ – Students with disabilities left without solution as pupils return to school

| September 4, 2019

Wanting to get an education, but not receiving it: This is the sad reality for tens of thousands of children and teenagers with intellectual disabilities in Europe, according to Inclusion Europe, an organisation advocating for the rights of people with intellectual disabilities. As the term begins in most European countries, pupils with intellectual disabilities still […]

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Commissioner Navracsics hosts second #EuropeanEducationSummit 

Commissioner Navracsics hosts second #EuropeanEducationSummit 

| August 21, 2019

On 26 September, the second European Education Summit will take place in Brussels. The one-day event will be hosted by Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Commissioner Tibor Navracsics. This second edition will focus on the teaching profession – which has a key role to play in building a true European Education Area by 2025. Discussions […]

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Doubts over #Erasmus+ after EU exit

Doubts over #Erasmus+ after EU exit

| August 14, 2019

The Scottish and Welsh governments have raised serious concerns about the impact of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit on the popular Europe-wide international student exchange programme Erasmus+. In a letter to Secretary of State for Education Gavin Williamson, Scottish Further and Higher Education Minister Richard Lochhead and Welsh Education Minister Kirsty Williams argue the case for continued […]

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EU and #Japan select first #ErasmusMundus Joint Master Programmes

EU and #Japan select first #ErasmusMundus Joint Master Programmes

| August 1, 2019

The European Commission has announced the results of the call for proposals for Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Partnerships with Japan launched in October 2018. The Commission and the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology have selected three programmes offered by international consortia involving leading universities. Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Commissioner Tibor Navracsics said: “In […]

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