Director general Dr. József KAPOSI; Márta HANCOCK, director of the Centre for Pedagogical Professional Support, Erika PÁLFI, director of the Centre for Publishing and Communication, Magdolna KÜHNNÉ SIBALIN, Croatian language rapporteur of the HIERD and Szilvia SZOTÁK, supervisor of Hungarian education beyond our borders, built professional contacts in Zagreb and Eszék (Osijek) on the 2nd June 2014.

During the visit, the colleagues of the Hungarian Institute for Education and Research visited the Hungarian Cultural Institute of Zagreb, where they met with director Dr. Dénes Soksevits, and the Head of the Hungarian Studies Department of the Zagreb University, Ms. Orsolya Žagar–Szentesi. All leaders introduced the range of activities of their respective institutions, and Dr. Kaposi and Dr. Soksevits agreed to organise a historians’ conference in October 2014 in Zagreb, about the representation of the First World War in history education of former Monarchy states. Ms. Žagar–Szentesi proposed putting together a volume of Hungarian Studies, as a cooperative project between the HIERD, the Hungarian Studies Department and the Balassi Institute. The Hungarian delegation then met with Croatian colleagues from the Croatian Education Office: director-general Professor Vinko Filipović and her deputy Professor Tihana Radojcic. A formal statement of cooperation will be signed, and a visit to Budapest of the Croatian partners is planned. In Osijek, the delegation met the director of the Educational and Cultural Center of Hungarians in Croatia, Mr. Bandi Kucsera, who informed our colleagues on the situation of Hungarian education in Croatia.


Student Voice - Workshop for Partner Schools

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Student Voice project meeting - Dublin

The second Student Voice project meeting was held in Dublin, Ireland on 18-19th January with the participation of the five partner institutions from Ireland, Scotland, Hungary, Slovenia, and The Netherlands. The purpose of the meeting was to prepare evaluation tools at national and transnational level and plan further steps of the project.
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ERASMUS+ Student Voice – The Bridge to Learning has launched

Representatives of the Hungarian Institute for Educational Research and Development (HIERD) Lucia Kákonyi, manager of the Student Voice – The Bridge to Learning project in Hungary, and Gábor Rózsa, IT expert, took part in the first project partnership meeting of the ERASMUS+ Student Voice project which took place in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
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Study visit to the USC Shoah Foundation

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Visit of Norwegian delegation at the HIERD

The Hungarian Institute for Educational Research and Development (HIERD) had the pleasure to host seven members of the staff of the Malakoff School in Moss, Norway on the 26th of October 2016 who came to learn more about the Hungarian educational system and the local Eco-School Network.
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