Advancing the European education agenda: international conference of the European Education Policy Network (EEPN) and the Centre for Educational Policy and Innovation, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
European Educational Research Journal vol:7 issue:2 pages:243-249
International conference of the European Education Policy Network (EEPN) and the Centre for Educational Policy and Innovation, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium. location:Brussels, Leuven date:30 November - 1 December 2007
An international conference on the theme ‘Advancing the European Education Agenda’ took place in Brussels and Leuven, Belgium from 30 November to 1 December 2007. This conference, part of a conference series organised by the European Education Policy Network, aimed to stimulate
debate among policy researchers and policy makers who are interested in the rapid education policy developments taking place in the European arena. In this report the authors provide an overview of the key themes, challenges and tensions that were raised during this meeting. These discussions clustered around four themes: higher education, research and innovation; mobility, integration and inclusion; learning, languages and skills; and bridging the gap between education policy and research.