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.

Last Working Group Meetings

Last 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

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

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.

Professional Higher Education for Sustainable Development: Creating a Change that Endures

EURASHE will organise its 30th Annual Conference on 20-21 May 2021 together with its members the Portuguese Polytechnics Coordinating Council (CCISP), the Polytechnic Institute of Porto and with the support of the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The conference will be structured along the five pillars of Agenda 2030: People, Planet, Prosperity, Peace and Partnerships.

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.

Online event: Researchers’ Mobility with EU Marie-Skłodowska-Curie-Actions – New Chances Ahead for Applicants!

On the occasion of the first Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) project calls under Horizon Europe starting in mid-May 2021, Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences is pleased to invite all potential applicants and interested stakeholders to an online event on May 18, 2021 to present the MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowship (PF) call and the new Hessian MSCA fellowship programme for holders of the MSCA seal of excellence.

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.

WG Related Content

WG Related Content

Call for experts for artificial intelligence and data in education and training

As the emergence of artificial intelligence (AI) and data as tools in the education and training sector triggers a discussion about the ethics of their uses, the European Commission is forming an expert group on the subject.

Looking for schools, universities with a learning lab/VR learning lab for Erasmus+ KA 2 small-scale call

We are looking for a school/ university partner who has the relevance, expertise and the knowledge to engage in a project on VR journey - applying VR technology to visit different climate hotspots around the World in VR. Hereby to contribute to the STEM related interest in your school/university as part of the education under Erasmus+ KA2 small-scale project. The partner must have experiences in creating creative ed-tec with an emotional side to it, eg learning with the whole body. They must be progressive based preferably in the Nordic countries. Finland is highest priority, Sweden, Norway…

Horizon Europe CL2: Looking for partners for the topic on overcoming discrimination for an inclusive labour market

Partner looking for consortium for Horizon Europe:CL2-2022:TRANSFORMATIONS-01-06: Overcoming discrimination for an inclusive labour market

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+ 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 Heidi Johansson

Call for successful co-creation projects and activities

ERRIN, as a partner in the MOSAIC project, is collecting successful examples of co-creation projects or activities, which can be used as reference in the MOSAIC project’s research work around co-creation as Open Innovation. The deadline for submissions is Friday 14th May.

  • By Hilary Webb

Call for experts for artificial intelligence and data in education and training

As the emergence of artificial intelligence (AI) and data as tools in the education and training sector triggers a discussion about the ethics of their uses, the European Commission is forming an expert group on the subject.

  • By Aija Konisevska Azadi

Looking for schools, universities with a learning lab/VR learning lab for Erasmus+ KA 2 small-scale call

We are looking for a school/ university partner who has the relevance, expertise and the knowledge to engage in a project on VR journey - applying VR technology to visit different climate hotspots around the World in VR. Hereby to contribute to the STEM related interest in your school/university as part of the education under Erasmus+ KA2 small-scale project. The partner must have experiences in creating creative ed-tec with an emotional side to it, eg learning with the whole body. They must be progressive based preferably in the Nordic countries. Finland is highest priority, Sweden, Norway or perhaps Germany. Secondarily other locations like Barcelona, Netherlands, etc.

  • By Elena Nielsen

Horizon Europe CL2: Looking for partners for the topic on overcoming discrimination for an inclusive labour market

Partner looking for consortium for Horizon Europe:CL2-2022:TRANSFORMATIONS-01-06: Overcoming discrimination for an inclusive labour market

  • 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.