Povl Tiedemann, Head of Department, Danish Business Economists
From recent press release by the Cabinet of EU Commissioner Jan Figel, it should be noted that the accelerating processes in the European Higher Education not only comprise the development from 29 to 45 participating countries – the contents and the objectives are also developing with an impressive momentum towards a global context.
Having the basic reforms on stream with:
-Three cycle structure,
-Recognition of qualifications and study periods,
The London meeting of the Ministers of Education 17 – 18 May 2007 will expectedly adopt a strategy for positioning the European Higher Education in a Global context with focus on: International Dialogue, Comparison, Competition and Quality.
The subsequent activities will comprise:
Thereby the traditional ways of managing and performing Higher Education will be put under expected pressure by the competition- and market driven agenda of the future. However, also at an accelerated pace, and with due inspiration from the experiences of the suppliers of Mail – Tele – Rail – Energy.