The Jean Monnet Chair for EU Education Policies, Training, Research and Innovation and the Laboratory of Educational Policy, Research and Development and Inter University of Piraeus Cooperation, participated in the 8th International Conference on International Entrepreneurship - ICIB 2017 organized by the Jean Monnet Center of Excellence of the University of Macedonia on 19-21 May 2017 with topics related to investment policies in the EU and the Juncker investment Program, the EU Financial Association and the European Banking Association.
Dr. Foteini Asderaki, presided over the session with Education as the main topic and speeches touched upon the role of education in peacebuilding, the language skills, labor and entrepreneurship, the skill development through the Strategic School Partnerships Erasmus + and the absorption of higher Education graduates in the labor market through the comparison of Greece with the European Union.
The Jean Monnet Chair on “European Union’s Education, Training, Research and Innovation Policies” (EduTRIP) participated in the workshop "Students4Europe: Europe of Today, Europe of the Future" organized by the Teachers4Europe Thessaly Network in cooperation with the Europe Direct Information Centre of the Thessaly Region.
The Jean Monnet Chair for European Policies in Education, Training, Research and Innovation and the Laboratory of Educational Policy for Research, Development and Interuniversity Cooperation of the Department of International and European Studies of the University of Piraeus organized on Monday, May 8, 2017 a seminar on "Opportunities for Postgraduate Students and Researchers".
The Jean Monnet Chair in European Policies for Education, Training, Research and Innovation and the Educational Policy, Research, Development and Inter-university Cooperation Laboratory completed the organization of the training actions "IncludU" on raising young people's European values for an open and democratic Europe within the framework of the European program Erasmus + - Jean Monnet 'Include European Union Values' (2016-2018). At the heart of the program were the founding values of the European Union, such as respect for human dignity, freedom, democracy, human rights and equality for all people in Europe.
The Jean Monnet Chair for European Policies in Education, Training, Research and Innovation and the Laboratory of Educational Policy, Research, Development and Inter-university Cooperation, participated in the scientific conference on "Erdogan's Turkey. Strategic Objectives for Regional Reforms" organized by the Turkish and Eurasian Studies Laboratory. In particular, Dr. Fotini Asderaki participated in the debate on "Strategic rearrangements in the Middle East and Turkey after the referendum".