On the 6th
of November 2023, UEFISCDI organized the Peer Learning Activity – on Participation of students and staff in Higher Education Governanc
e, in Bucharest. The event is part of the „New building blocks of the Bologna Process: fundamental values (NewFAV
The event took place at the National University of Political and Administrative Studies (2 Emanoil Bacaloglu, Bucharest), starting at 9:00. The event agenda is available here.
The event aimed to bring together decision-makers, representatives from universities and various international, national and local structures with a role in promoting fundamental values in higher education, to debate the topic of the Participation of students and staff in Higher Education Governance - status quo, best practices, challenges and opportunities.
Practices, challenges and opportunities in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) were addressed, both the universities' and the students' vision were presented, as well as the connection with the "Principles for Strengthening the Social Dimension of Higher Education" in EHEA. The event provided a future perspective on a technical policy framework of indicators for the measurement, monitoring and evaluation of fundamental values, with a focus on the participation of students and staff in the governance of higher education.
Participation was open to experts, representatives of public institutions and non-governmental organizations, academic and administrative staff, teachers, researchers, students and other people interested in the proposed topic.
The workshop is part of the activities organized within the international project "New building blocks of the Bologna Process: fundamental values (NewFAV)", coordinated by UEFISCDI, implemented in cooperation with the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research, through funding from the European Commission.
The project is supported by the European University Association (EUA), the European Student Union (ESU), the Network of Universities in European Capitals (UNICA) and the German Service for Academic Exchanges (DAAD).