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  • A consortium of educational institutions received an European grant for the promotion and development of young talent. “It is an enormous challenge for teachers to facilitate each talent while taking into account the diversity of the student population,” says Marca Wolfensberger who’s leading the initiative.
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    31 augustus - Research shows that the Dutch academic sector is the largest beneficiary of regulations that make it easier for employees to write off expenses. Contrary to other sectors universities do not attract the specific experts needed and for which this regulation was installed.
    22 februari - Good teachers integrate “a body of knowledge into their teaching behaviour and constantly mobilising those bits and pieces of knowledge,” OECD-director Dirk van Damme writes in his blog on innovative teaching. "It is only by understanding this process, that we will find what makes a ‘good teacher."
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    14 februari - How is the Erasmus+ programme perceived by universities in Europe? The programme for internationalisation of higher education is currently undergoing its mid-term review and the European University Association (EUA) is giving some recommendations.
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    3 februari - “Universities should provide developmental opportunities for both early career and more experienced educators.” The League of European Research Universities (LERU) has written a paper on the importance of education in research-rich universities. “Reward and promote excellent university teachers.”