2015 Ministerial Conference and Fourth Bologna Policy Forum
14-15 May 2015
Yerevan, Armenia

Sjur Bergan

Sjur Bergan is Head of the Education Department of the Council of Europe. From an initial focus on higher education policy, he has gradually expanded his focus to various areas of education policy. He represents the Council of Europe on the BFUG and Board, chaired the Bologna group on Qualifications Frameworks in 2007 – 12, and co-chaired the Working Group on Structural Reforms in 2012 - 15. He was coordinated the thematic strand on the future of the EHEA at the 2014 Bologna Researchers’ conference. Sjur Bergan was a member of the editorial group for the Council’s White Paper on Intercultural Dialogue and a main author of the Lisbon Recognition Convention as well as of recommendations on the public responsibility for higher education; academic freedom and institutional autonomy and ensuring quality education. Sjur Bergan is series editor of the Council of Europe Higher Education Series and the author of Qualifications: Introduction to a Concept and Not by Bread Alone as well as of numerous book chapters and articles on education and higher education policy.

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