Working Group Leaders

Representatives of Brussels-based offices leading the work of the Science & Education for Society Working Group.

Opening Science WG Leader

Leader

Berwyn Davies

Welsh Higher Education Brussels – Welsh Government

Martina Hilger

Leader

Martina Hilger

Free Hanseatic City of Bremen

Maarten Libeer

Leader

Maarten Libeer

VLEVA - Vlaams-Europees verbindingsagentschap

Eelko Steenhuis

Leader

Eelko Steenhuis

UASNL - Universities of Applied Science Netherlands

Science & Education for Society

The Science & Education for Society Working Group addresses topics related to the concept of place-based universities and engagement with society and citizens while also working on the role of education in S3 as well as education and skills for research and innovation. The Working Group facilitates information sharing, knowledge development, and aims to strengthen existing and build new relationships with the EU institutions. Facilitating project development is also part of the Working Group's scope.

Next Working Group Meetings

Next Working Group Meetings

SEFS WG: THe role of universities and regions in the SDG implementation process

SEFS WG: The role of universities and regions in the SDG implementation process

Hilary Webb

The Science and Education for Society Working Group is organising a meeting on the role of universities and regions in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) implementation process. The urgency for

Last Working Group Meetings

Last Working Group Meetings

Science & Education for Society WG

Linking the ERA, EHEA, and EEA - Creating a coherent European space for research, innovation, and education

Anna Tranberg

In view of the upcoming publication of the Commission communications on the future of the European Research Area and achieving the European Education Area, together with the German presidency's

A new skills agenda for Europe

Postponed: Infosession on the Updated Skills Agenda

Anna Tranberg

In light of the current COVID-19 concerns in Brussels, we regret to inform you that the infosession on the Skills Agenda for Europe will be postponed. We will communicate the new date as soon as

Opening Science

European Universities Initiative – supporting regional development

Gaia Ialisa Marotta

The first call for proposal for European University alliances was a success and led to the selection of 17 alliances from 114 different higher education institutions and 24 member states. The second

WG Events

WG Events

European Week of Regions and Cities 2021

The 19th edition of the European Week of Regions and Cities will take place as a mostly digital event this October under the theme 'Together for Recovery.' Apply to become an event partner by 26 March 2021.

European Research and Innovation Days 2021

The 2021 edition of the European Research and Innovation Days will take place as an online event this coming June.

The role of universities of applied sciences in regional ecosystems

This session will discuss the role of universities of applied sciences in sparsely populated areas and regional innovation ecosystems.

SEFS WG: The role of universities and regions in the SDG implementation process

The Science and Education for Society Working Group is organising a meeting on the role of universities and regions in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) implementation process. The view of the Commission, as well as regional examples, will be presented.

SIKE project showcase - Social Innovation through Knowledge Exchange

The SIKE Project will be hosting a knowledge exchange showcase 23 April to bring together and showcase some of the outcomes of the project and some of the work of the SIKE partners.

Science for Policymaking in Regions and Cities

As part of the Joint Research Centre's virtual workshop series 'Strengthening and connecting science for policy eco-systems in Europe', the session 'Science for policymaking in regions' will take place on 23 March. Ahead of the workshop, a survey on the quality of science for the policy ecosystem in your region is active. 

WG Related Content

WG Related Content

Commission launches consultation micro-credentials

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on a European approach to micro-credentials.

Looking for ports and vocational education schools within matitime area for Erasmus+ project partnership

Halvorsminde Efterskole og Fri Fagskole looking for project partners ports and vocational education institutions within the maritime sector ( crafts, ship cooks, tourism guides). Potential partners must have the interest to develop a new green curriculum relevant to the industry ( ports) needs addressing existing gaps.

Looking for maritime craft/ marine cooking/ outdoor tourism vocational education institutions and ports willing to join Erasmus+ project on development of new, sustainable, industry relevant maritime curriculum.

Danish educational institution providing industry relevant education for 16+ aged youngsters looking for vocational education institutions providing maritime craftmanship, marine cooking and outdoor tourism education for 16+ aged youngsters. They are also looking for ports having interest to contribute as full partners to identify education gaps and needs in the industry from graduates.

Erasmus+: testing the new intelligent solution to evaluate and measure satisfaction of students.

StudentPulse has created an innovative solution for educational institutions to collect and track key data about their students' experience and satisfaction during their education. Studentpulse wants to apply for Erasmus+ funding with deadline 20th of May and is looking for universities stugling with lack of satisfaction or early drop out from studies willing to test the solution in local context and contribute with feedback to adapt the solution.

Erasmus+ KA1 - VET Mobility

A high school located in the French region Pays de la Loire, Lycée d'Orion, is looking for partners to provide internships to its pupils following vocational training courses either in the field of food industry and laboratory analyses either in the field of services to people.

Network Building for Digital Learning Innovation in Geriatric Healthcare Technology

Consortium lead by SOSU Nord / The Knowledge Center for Welfare & Assistive Technology West Denmark (VFVV) looking for a Healthcare Education College/ VET from southern Europe with experience in application of VR/AI technologies in education. Potential partner must be eligible for Erasmus+ funding as program country.

Erasmus+ project development workshop - education for global competences

The project development workshop is an excellent opportunity to interact with institutions, civil society organisations, and providers in the field of education and training, to build consortia for the next ERASMUS+ calls. 

This year the project development workshop is organised by the ERRIN Science and Education for Society Working Group as part of the ReSET network’s activities being incorporated into ERRIN earlier this year.

This year's project development workshop will dedicated to global competences. 

Click on the link below to read more about the workshop and how to participate. 

ERRIN PDW for website

Latest Updates

  • By Hilary Webb

Commission launches consultation micro-credentials

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on a European approach to micro-credentials.

  • By Anonymous

Looking for ports and vocational education schools within matitime area for Erasmus+ project partnership

Halvorsminde Efterskole og Fri Fagskole looking for project partners ports and vocational education institutions within the maritime sector ( crafts, ship cooks, tourism guides). Potential partners must have the interest to develop a new green curriculum relevant to the industry ( ports) needs addressing existing gaps.

  • By Aija Konisevska Azadi

Looking for maritime craft/ marine cooking/ outdoor tourism vocational education institutions and ports willing to join Erasmus+ project on development of new, sustainable, industry relevant maritime curriculum.

Danish educational institution providing industry relevant education for 16+ aged youngsters looking for vocational education institutions providing maritime craftmanship, marine cooking and outdoor tourism education for 16+ aged youngsters. They are also looking for ports having interest to contribute as full partners to identify education gaps and needs in the industry from graduates.

  • By Aija Konisevska Azadi

Erasmus+: testing the new intelligent solution to evaluate and measure satisfaction of students.

StudentPulse has created an innovative solution for educational institutions to collect and track key data about their students' experience and satisfaction during their education. Studentpulse wants to apply for Erasmus+ funding with deadline 20th of May and is looking for universities stugling with lack of satisfaction or early drop out from studies willing to test the solution in local context and contribute with feedback to adapt the solution.

  • By Jesper Blaabjerg Holm

Language Assistants for Danish Upper Secondary School

The Upper Secondary school Næstved Gymnasium of HF is looking for two language assistants to teach their native language in cooperation with their language teachers from September 2021 until June 2022.

  • By Anna Grimault

Erasmus+ KA1 - VET Mobility

A high school located in the French region Pays de la Loire, Lycée d'Orion, is looking for partners to provide internships to its pupils following vocational training courses either in the field of food industry and laboratory analyses either in the field of services to people.