The ENLIGHT alliance will aim to tackle global issues in its work
The Rijksuniversiteit Groningen is one of nine universities in Europe that have formed a new alliance working to shape the future of education: with students studying at a university in a certain country in Europe automatically getting access to the best courses, best teachers and best professors at 8 other European universities. As reported by the RUG.
Other aims will include learning and sharing educational ideas with other professors from the eight universities, and providing researchers with a way to share ideas with those from the other universities to solve local, national and global problems.
The ENLIGHT Alliance, will compies of nine diverse universities, including the University of Groningen. To launch the alliance, an online ENLIGHT Kick-Off week will be held from 1 to 5 March.
Over the next three years ENLIGHT will focus on five themes to pilot new learning formats: climate change, health and well-being, inequality, digital revolution, energy and circularity. In the long term ENLIGHT wants to create an open space between the nine universities for learning, teaching and working together. It wants to empower learners as globally engaged citizens with state-of-the-art knowledge, skills, and innovation potential to tackle the major societal transition and to promote equitable quality of life and sustainability.