The working group is a discussion forum gathering EURASHE as well as external partners with interests in a larger portfolio of topics, including employability, cooperation with the world of work, lifelong learning, permeability between higher VET and higher education, commitment to the European Alliance for Apprenticeships and others.
Specific tasks of the working group include:
- Development of EURASHE policies on employability, including through policy papers;
- Preparation and organisation of the events of EURASHE on topics linked to employability and lifelong learning;
- Development of initiatives and undertaking research on the topics linked to the working group’s priorities;
- Cooperation with the Lifelong Learning Platform (LLL-P);
- Development and preparation of project proposals.
Following are experts
involved in the working group:
Dr. Themis Kaniklidou - Dr. Themis Kaniklidou is Associate Professor of Translation Studies at Hellenic American University. She is Associate Director of the PhD program in Applied Linguistics and Coordinator of the MA in... Read more Paulina Bednarz - more to come soon… Lucyna Krzeminska - more to come soon… Marek Frankowicz - Specialist in Theoretical Chemistry and expert on Higher Education reforms. Coordinator for Quality and Internationalization at State Higher Vocational School in Tarnow and Associate Professor at the Jagiellonian University in... Read more Iva Voldánová - Iva Voldánová is a former project associate of EURASHE. In 2009-2013 she worked on the follow-up and monitoring of European projects assisted the Secretary General in policy activities. Previously, she... Read more Armando Pires, Vice-President of EURASHE - Armando Pires is a graduate of Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Lisbon. He received his MSc degree in 1988 and PhD degree in 1994 in Electrical Engineering at... Read more Hans Daale - Hans Daale is general manager of LEIDO, an independent network in the Netherlands, involved in lifelong learning. One of the most important tasks of LEIDO is to organise national and... Read more Samuel Martín-Barbero - more to come soon… Ulf-Daniel Ehlers, Vice-President of EURASHE - Prof. Dr. phil.habil. Ulf-Daniel Ehlers is the Vice-President of the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW) in Stuttgart (Germany) and responsible for Quality and Academic Affairs in the Board of the... Read more Milena Kolářová - Mrs. Milena Kolářová is a CASPHE Board member and a member of the Accreditation Committee for Professional Tertiary Education. Milena is a founder of the Tertiary Professional School of Entrepreneurship... Read more Brikena Xhomaqi - more to come soon… Ondrej Chrast - Mr. Ondrej Chrast is a CASPHE Secretary-General, he is responsible for projects related to PHE excellence and relations between Professional higher education institutions and world of work. His topic is... Read more Sylvie Bonichon - Involved in Professional Higher Education as a teacher, Sylvie Bonichon has also been in charge of International development and an Erasmus coordinator at her institution (La Providence Institution, Blois) in... Read more Stéphane Lauwick, President of EURASHE - Stéphane Lauwick joined the University of Le Havre (France) in 1993 as a professeur agrégé. After heading the Electrical Engineering Department of the University Institute of Technology (IUT) of that... Read more Jo Baeyens - Jo Baeyens is senior policy advisor of the CEO at the Arteveldehogeschool, University College, Ghent, Belgium. The last 5 years she worked at the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO) in... Read more Alicia-Leonor Sauli-Miklavčič, Board member of EURASHE - Alicia-Leonor Sauli-Miklavčič is a good connoisseur of international professional higher education, she has been Project Expert at the Slovene Association HVC as well as a member of the EURASHE working... Read more Lies Wijnants - Lies Wijnants worked for 10 years as a researcher, learning developer and trainer at the Centre for Language and Education at the Catholic University of Louvain, especially on projects for... Read more Anna Pecak - more to come soon… Danutė Rasimavičienė - Danute Rasimaviciene, lecturer, trainer, consultant, was leading the Faculty of Business Management of Vilniaus Kolegija, the largest University of Applied Sciences in Lithuania, for more than 10 years till September,... Read more Spiros Sirmakessis - Spiros Sirmakessis graduated from the Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics in 1992 with grade 8.72 and declared a Doctor of the same department in 1997. His doctoral thesis is... Read more Alan Sherry - Alan Sherry became Principal of Glasgow Kelvin College on Vesting Day 1 November 2013, having previously held the post of Principal at John Wheatley College in East Glasgow for almost... Read more Hélène Taylor Kelly - Since 2013 Hélène Kelly is an international consultant at University College Absalon, Denmark, with the primary responsibility for the development of international partner relations. She has extensive knowledge and experience... Read more Michal Karpíšek, Secretary-General of EURASHE - Michal Karpíšek is the Secretary-General of EURASHE, starting 1 June 2016. He has been Executive Officer of the Czech Association of Schools of Professional Higher Education (CASPHE) since 1994. He... Read more
of the working group are available in the members’ area here