European Commission issues call for joint European degree label

As part of an Erasmus+ initiative to promote transnational partnerships between higher education institutions in Europe, the European Commission is preparing to develop a pilot program for a joint European degree label. In the Erasmus+ press release, the

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Additional countries closing schools due to coronavirus

Schools and universities in Italy have been closed for over a week in an attempt to contain the coronavirus outbreak. Other countries that have followed suit include Bolivia, France, Ireland, the Philippines, Portugal, and Spain. Some states in Germany,

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New marking system at Schola Europaea Schools in Europe

The Schola Europaea Schools in Europe who teach the European Baccalaureate curriculum are now following a new assessment scale based on a decimal system with attainment descriptors and letter grades. The new marking system will come into force in three s

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Digital Technology to Improve Student Identification for Online Exams

The European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA), in cooperation with several institutions worldwide, has embarked on a project aimed at developing technology that will facilitate student authentication for online exam systems. T

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European University: Which one?

There are at least five independent universities in Europe that all contain the same name. Four of them are properly recognized by degree granting authorities in the host countries. These include: European University at St. Petersburg in Russia: http://e

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