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Quality of Teaching Working Group - Kick-Off Meeting
The OBESSU Quality of Teaching Working Group had its first physical meeting from the 23rd to 25th of March in Brussels, Belgium. The aim of this working group, as stated in the OBESSU implementation plan for 2019, is to understand the current situation regarding the quality of teaching, to explore the cooperation between students and teachers and to investigate tools. Furthermore, the working group will create a policy paper which will outline the importance of the collaboration between school students and teachers, and the role of school student in the process of teachers evaluations.
Sara Þöll: Our Candidate to the Advisory Council on Youth!
OBESSU is excited to nominate one of our Board Members – Sara Þöll Finnbogadóttir – as a candidate to the Advisory Council on Youth 2020-2021.
Danish Ministry of Education implements surveillance of school students' computers during exams
In a recent attempt to combat cheating at written exams, the Danish Ministry of Education recently developed a national surveillance system to be installed on private school students’ computers. However, after a failed test of the system, the Ministry withdrew the program and decided to instead support high schools’ in the use of private surveillance systems for the upcoming exams until the national surveillance system has been finished properly.