Social Dimension Meetings 2021-2024

1.First Meeting of the WG on SD, online, 8 July 2021

Agenda of the Meeting

Minutes of this meeting

Achievements of Social Dimension in HE

Developing Indicators for Social Dimension

Work Plan

 

2.Second Meeting of WG on SD, online, 6 October 2021

Agenda of the Meeting

Minutes of this meeting

Summary of Main Outputs of Last Meeting: Ninoslav Šćukanec Schmidt, Co-Chair, Croatia

EC/Eurydice’s questionnaire on Fostering Equity and Inclusion in Higher Education: David Crosier, European Commission/ Eurydice

Eurostudent VII Synopsis of Indicators report: Kristina Hauschildt and Martin Unger, Eurostudent

U-Multirank concept paper: Frans Kaiser and Anete Veidemane (U-Multirank), Center for Higher Education Policy Studies (CHEPS)

 

3.Third Meeting of WG on SD, online, 16 November 2021

Agenda of the Meeting

Minutes of this meeting

Overview of progress in 2021: Ninoslav Šćukanec Schmidt, Co-Chair, Croatia  

Making mobility programmes more inclusive: Valerie Van Hees, Support Center Inclusive Higher Education (SIHO)

Inclusiveness in the new Erasmus+ programme 2021-2027: Manzoni N. and Finsen S., DG EAC, European Commission Croatia

How to create indicators, benchmarks and a system of monitoring the implementation of the ‘Principles and Guidelines’?: Ninoslav Šćukanec Schmidt, Co-Chair, Croatia 

Work Plan 2021-2024: Ninoslav Šćukanec Schmidt, Co-Chair, Croatia

 

4. Forth Meeting of the WG on SD, online, 17 February 2022

Agenda of this meeting

Minutes of this meeting 

Overview of progress in 2021: Ninoslav Šćukanec Schmidt, Co-Chair, Croatia 

Towards a European Framework for Community Engagement in Higher Education: Thomas Farnell, Higher Education Policy Expert, Institute for the Development of Education (IDE) 

The Local Democratic Mission of Higher Education: Sjur Bergan, Council of Europe 

UASiMAP: Mapping Regional Engagement Activities of European Universities of Applied Sciences: John Edwards, Secretary General, EURASHE 

Subgroups Guidelines: Ninoslav Šćukanec Schmidt, Co-Chair, Croatia

BFUG Working Group on Social Dimension: Workplan 2021-2024

 

5. Fifth Meeting of the WG on Social Dimension, Malta, 25-26 April 2022

 

Agenda of this meeting

Minutes of this meeting

Overview of progress in 2021-2022: Ninoslav Šćukanec Schmidt, Co-Chair, Croatia

Introduction to Workshops 1-3 on indicators for social dimension using the World Café Method: Ninoslav Šćukanec Schmidt, Co-Chair, Croatia

Subgroup 1 - Proposal of indicators for P1-P3: Berto Bosscha, The Netherlands, Ministry of Education, Culture & Science

Subgroup 2 - Proposal of indicators for P4-P6: Martina Darmanin, Co-Chair, European Students Union

Subgroup 3 - Proposal of indicators for P7-P9: Ninoslav Šćukanec Schmidt, Co-Chair, Croatia 

 

6. Sixth Meeting of the WG on SD, The Netherlands, 13-14 June 2022

Agenda of this meeting

Minutes of this meeting

Overview of progress in 2021-2022: Ninoslav Šćukanec Schmidt, Co-Chair, Croatia

Fostering equity and inclusion in higher education: Suzan Kommers, NUFFIC

Social inclusion in U-Multirank: Frans Kaiser and Anete Veidemane, U-Multirank

Social Dimension in the Bologna Process Implementation Report: David Crosier, Eurydice, European Commission

Principles and Guidelines to Strengthen the Social Dimension of Higher Education in the EHEA: Proposal of indicators

 

7. Seventh Meeting of the WG on SD, Belgium, 29-30 September 2022

Agenda of this meeting

Minutes of this meeting

Overview of progress in 2021-2022: Ninoslav Šćukanec Schmidt, Co-Chair, Croatia

Peer Learning Activities and Resources to underpin the Principles and Guidelines for Social Dimension: Valerie Van Hees, Coordinator, SIHO

 

8. Eighth Meeting of the WG on SD, online, 14 November 2022

Agenda of the meeting

Overview of progress in 2021-2022: Ninoslav Šćukanec Schmidt, Co-Chair, Croatia 

Bologna with Students' Eyes: Horia Onita, Co-Chair, ESU

Peer-learning activity on the EUA's Autonomy Scorecard as an example of a system of monitoring: Enora Bennetot Pruvot, Deputy Director for Governance, Funding & Public Policy Development, European University Association 

Peer-learning activity on system of monitoring through indicators Eurydice developed for principles on social dimension: David Crosier, Co-chair of the Working Group on Monitoring the Implementation of the Bologna Process, European Commission/ Eurydice 

OPEN FOR CONSULTATIONS_Indicators on social dimension_11-2022

 

9. Ninth Meeting of the WG on SD, Belgium, 7-8 February 2023

Agenda of the meeting

Minutes of meeting

Overview of progress in 2021-2022: Horia Onita, Co-Chair, European Students' Union 

Update from European Commission: Lucie Trojanova, European Commission 

Social Dimension of Higher Education: The role of external QA: Anna Gover, Director, European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education

Social Dimension: Valerie Van Hees, Coordinator, SIHO 

Student Mental Health: A public mental health perspective: Ronny Bruffaerts, Coordinator, SIHO 

 

10. Tenth Meeting of the WG on SD, Belgium, 24-25 April 2023

 

Agenda of the meeting 

Minutes of meeting

Overview of progress in 2021-2023: Ninoslav Šćukanec Schmidt, Co-Chair, Croatia

The link between the social dimension and quality assurance in higher education: how can they reinforce each other?: Horia Onita, Co-Chair, ESU

The Social Dimension of Higher Education: Annette Dolan, Vice-Chair of HERSC, ETUCE representative on the BFUG

 

11. Eleventh Meeting of the WG on SD, online, 12 June 2023

Agenda of the meeting

Minutes of meeting

 

12. Twelfth Meeting of the WG on SD, online, 24-25 October 2023

Agenda of the meeting 

Minutes of meeting

Main conclusions from the last meeting and new updates: Ninoslav Šćukanec Schmidt, Co-Chair, Croatia 

Consultative meeting on social dimension in HE with the BFUG members held on September 6, 2023: Ninoslav Šćukanec Schmidt and Horia Onita, Co-Chairs 

Monitoring the implementation of the P&Gs: BPIR 2024 social dimension chapter: David Crosier, Eurydice, European Commission 

Presentation of the draft chapter on social dimension in higher education in the 2024 Bologna Process Implementation Report: David Crosier, Eurydice, European Commission

Discussion on the future of the social dimension within the BFUG in the period 2024 - 2027: Ninoslav Šćukanec Schmidt and Horia Onita, Co-Chairs 

13. Thirteenth Meeting of the WG on SD, Belgium, 7-8 December 2023

Agenda of the minutes 

Minutes of the meeting 

14. Fourteenth Meeting of the WG on SD, online, 2 February 2024

Agenda of the meeting   

Minutes of the meeting  

Overview of progress in 2022-2024: Ninoslav Šćukanec Schmidt, Co-Chair, Croatia

Future of the social dimension in the EHEA for the period 2024-2027: Ninoslav Šćukanec Schmidt, Co-Chair, Croatia and Horia Onita, Co-Chair, ESU 

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