2020 EHEA Ministerial Conference
On November 19, 2020, a conference of the Ministers of Education of the members of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) was held. The organizer is the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research. The conference was attended by more than 3,000 participants, ministers of education from 47 countries spoke.
The conference was attended by 48 ministers of higher education, the Council of Europe, the European Commission, UNESCO, EURASHE (European Association of Higher Education Institutions), ESU (European Student Union), EUA (European University Association), EQAR (European Register of Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education) other.
Kazakhstan was represented by a delegation headed by the Minister of Education and Science A.K. Aimagambetov.
The leaders of higher education in the European space meet every 2-3 years to assess the progress made within the framework of the EHEA. Due to the current situation of the COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting was held online for the first time. The live broadcast of the event, at the link https://ehea2020rome.it, was available to everyone.
Sjur Bergan spoke on behalf of the Council of Europe and noted that our society should not only be educated, but also should be able to use the education received in practice.