Our colleague Márta HUNYA represented the HIERD at the 1st meeting of the ET 2020 Working Group on Digital and Online Learning on the 11th and 12th June 2014, in Brussels.

The working group had been formed at the beginning of 2014, with members being appointed for a mandate of 2 years. The objective of the group is to contribute to the achievement of the strategic goals of the EU, mainly through the realisation of a high-quality, innovative education, the reduction of early school leaving and the increasing of the number of tertiary degree holders. The work of the group incorporates all levels of vocational training and education. The Working Group on Digital and Online Learning aims to produce a script entitled Best practices of institutional changes realised in schools for an open and innovative learning environment, a proposition for a quality assurance model for open and innovative learning environments, scripts for content developers and content providers, an overview of regional and national educational websites which provide open source educational materials. The group also set to conduct interviews with key figures of innovative education, and to follow new trends relevant to its field. The work will continue at two-three meetings per year, and webinars in the meantime.


Student Voice - Workshop for Partner Schools

The first workshop organized for the partner schools was held on 7th March 2017 at EKU- HIERD (Eszterházy Károly University Hungarian Institute for Educational Research and Development) covered the following topic: Student voice and the student-focused learning.
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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

On the last week of November two representatives of the Hungarian Institute for Educational Research and Development (HIERD), József Kaposi (director general) and Zoltán Pompor (deputy director general) will visit the USC Shoah Foundation in Los Angeles.
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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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