Higher Education and Research in the European Union. Mobility Schemes, Social Rights and Youth Policies

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Publication Date 2022
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This interdisciplinary book consists of three parts which examine the European Union policies on research and innovation, education and life-long learning, as well as the European Union Pillar on social rights and youth policies. In the first part, high-level experts analyze the European Research Area and its current enhancement, with emphasis on mobility and employability of researchers, especially in times of crises.

In the second part, the governance architecture of the European Education Area(s) is explored and the new objectives of the Bologna Process, as well as the EU institutional framework of the recognition of skills and qualifications, are analyzed. Life-long learning is also important for the individual development of human capital especially for socially vulnerable people who could also benefit from literacy policies and skills development. The second part concludes with the evaluation of the EU education and training policy based on social indicators in the framework of the EU 2020 Strategy.

In the third part, the book turns to Social Europe and the balancing between ordo-liberalism and ordo-socialism. It examines the EU Pillar of Social Rights and its impact on youth policies. It analyzes the EU youth policies e.g. on youth credit and their interaction with young people’s employment and education possibilities, with emphasis on the young people "not in education, employment or training" (NEETs).

Table of Contents:

  • Introduction | Despoina Anagnostopoulou & Dimitrios Skiadas
  • European Research Area
    • Will European Research Area Ever Be a Reality? | Conor O’Carroll
    • Researchers and Mobility in the European Research Area | Iain Cameron
    • Open Labor Market for Researchers in EU, Progress Towards ERA, Challenges, and Recommendations | Dimitrios Sanopoulos
    • Obstacles to Researchers’ Career and Mobility in the European Research Area: The Case Law of the Court of Justice of the European Union | Despoina Anagnostopoulou
    • Research and Innovation in Times of Crisis: The Case of Greece | Costas Fotakis & Alexandros Selimis
  • European Higher Education Area
    • The European Education Area(s): Towards a New Governance Architecture in Education and Training | Foteini Asderaki
    • The Bologna Process: New Objectives | Dimitrios V. Skiadas
    • Educating the Socially Vulnerable in the Lifelong Learning Era: Reflections on the Role of Higher Education | Vasiliki Karavakou
    • Recognition of Skills and Qualifications in the European Union: Institutional Framework and Operational Dimensions | Sofia Boutsiouki
    • Skills for Life: Building Decentralized Learning Synergies to Support Literacy Policies for People with Low Skills and Socially Vulnerable Groups in South-Eastern Europe | George K. Zarifis
    • EU Policy on Education and Training in the EU2020 Framework: Its Main Components and the Europe State of Play—Social Indicators, Employment, Education, Training, and Lifelong Learning | Nikos Papadakis
  • The European Pillar of Social Rights and Youth Policies
    • Building Social Europe: From “Social-Liberalism” to “Ordo-Socialism”? | Yves Bertoncini
    • Economic and Social Europe Rebalancing: Adopting a Youth Outlook on the European Pillar of Social Rights | Dionysia Tsolaki
    • EU Youth Policy and Employment | Dimitrios V. Skiadas
    • Youth Guarantee: Context, Implementation, and Challenges | Sofia Boutsiouki
    • How Do We Define the NEET Group? | Sue Maguire
    • Youth in Greece, Today: Remarks on the EU State of Play in Youth Unemployment and NEETs—Key Determinants of Greek Young Peoples’ Life Course | Nikos Papadakis, Maria Drakaki, Argyris Kyridis & Antonis Papargyris
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