HERE team participation within the THE BOLOGNA FOLLOW-UP GROUP
Previously, the Bologna Follow-Up Group in Ukraine (BFUG) consisted of 19 representatives of Ukrainian HEIs and the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine. In 2017 https://erasmusplus.org.ua/images/phocadownload/NakazMON_BFUG_HEREteam_2017.pdf BFUG in Ukraine list of representatives was expanded through involvement of the members of the National Higher Education Reform Experts Team of the Erasmus+ Programme.
The National BFUG has identified priorities and an action plan, as well as formed a subgroup to prepare the Bologna Report of Ukraine for the EHEA Ministerial Conference in Paris 2018 (Paris, May 23-24, 2018). Conference materials with the translation at the link. Report on participation at the link.
In 2019, the National BFUG was partially renewed, with 11 HERE team members among 17 participants.
One of the main tasks of the National BFUG, as well as the National Higher Education Reform Experts Team, was to prepare recommendations for reforming the HE system in Ukraine in order to integrate into the European Higher Education Area and implement the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement. In addition, is aims to promote the implementation of the Bologna Process into the Ukrainian HE system and strengthening the process of internationalization among Ukrainian HEIs.
On March 4-5, 2020 the 69th meetings of the Bologna Follow-up Group took place in Kyiv. The Volodymyr BAKHRUSHIN, representative of HERE team, joined the event and contributed to the discussion of implementation and progress of HE reforms in the countries of Bologna 2030.
On April 2-3, 2020, the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine held a meeting of the BFUG Board for the Preparation of the Rome Communiqué.