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Society, policy makers and the media A view from inside Ligia Deca Researcher, University of Luxembourg Policy officer, UEFISCDI Romania
Personal experience 2005-2008: National student representative/ coordinator of an anti-corruption in HE NGO coalition; 2008-2010: Chairperson of th European Students’ Union (ESU); 2010-2012: Head of the Bologna Process Secretariat; 2012-onwards: working as a policy officer for UEFISCDI; 2014 – member in the Science in Education Expert Group (SEEG) set up by the European Commission.
How to get things on the political agenda? Kingdon – policy streams model: Problem stream; Solution stream; Political stream. Frames Policy windows Agenda (public, media, policy ->Decision)
Transferring knowledge into policy
Student centered learning Started as a new frame needed for ESU policies; ESU – Education International project (T4SCL); Defined in the Leuven/ Louvain la Neuve Bologna Process Communique (2009); Fastest political concept: inserted in the ESG, focus in various EU documents; Why?
Mobility – 20% by 2020 EHEA graduates Launched as a catchy one-liner in the ERASMUS programme XX anniv (2007); EHEA target in 2009 (ESU-EC coalition); EU target in 2011; EHEA Strategy to reach it (2012); Prompted a number of countries to develop internationalisation/ mobility strategies; Start of more EHEA political targets?
Social Dimension Introduced in 2001 by ESU in the BP; Defined clearly only in 2007; 2009 – more concrete requirements (defined national targets and strategies + European level monitoring); EU2020 focus – 40% HE attainment by 2020 for the 30-34 year old cohort; Concrete progress?