Regional Updates 

IASAS Europe Regional Coordinators:
Vianna Renaud (England)

IASAS Europe Regional Communication Coordinators: Adriana Pérez Encina (Spain) & Leighanne Penna (Greece)


NEW FREE MOOC: “Active learning in Soft Skills” 

You can now enroll for the new MOOC ‘Active Learning for Soft Skills Development’ a practical learning path on how to foster the development of soft and digital skills while teaching specific subjects.

The free online course will last 7 weeks from 22 February until June 2021 and has been just launched in the framework of eLene4Life,( the Erasmus+ Project that supports curriculum innovation in higher education through the development of active learning approaches for soft skills with the ultimate aim of improving students’ employability.

Professionals in Student Affairs, Teachers and Students are kindly invited to enroll and spread the word to their members and affiliates about the course. A Certificate of Accomplishment to anyone who successfully completes the course by reaching 60% (or more) of the total score by the end of the edition. Learn more and enroll here:

Webinar on recent research on Black Lives Matter (BLM) in the UK. To listen to the webinar click here:



Erasmus Skills Conference “Skills gained through Erasmus+ mobility” is taking place online on February 25th at 14:00 CET.

Join us for valuable insights on the #ErasmusSkills project results and for finding out more about how to identify and validate skills gained through student mobility.

From a keynote Speech by Darla K. Deardorff, sessions by our great project partners and panel discussions with students and international education experts, you will find out ‘all’ you need to know about the value of student mobility.

Places are limited, so register now:


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Be the Change: can soft skills transform our world?

The Erasmus+ project “Be The Change” proposes a bunch of activities and training programs. The objective is to help trainers in the promotion and implementation of new techniques to acquire Soft Skills in Youth initiatives of environmental and social impact designed and led by young people. 

Thanks to a methodological guide and audiovisual materials the project achieved its goals, despite the difficult period due to the pandemic. In this framework, EucA- European University College Association organised the “Women Career Accelerator” an exclusive experience in career development for young women, to discover their personal brand and put themselves at the service of the community, as young professionals. 

Learn more:

ACTION 4 EUROPE OF SOLIDARITY (A4EUS): Promoting intercultural dialogue to understand migrations.

A4EUS is a Europe for Citizens project born to improve the immigration narrative and combat xenophobia in Europe, through the discovery of the continent’s diversity and the beginning of an inter-cultural dialogue of the aspects in common. During 7 events in Italy, Malta, FYROM, Serbia, Greece, Kosovo, and Belgium, the project will analyze and turn the spotlight on the European Union Immigration Policies and the public attitude on this issue from the countries that show major internal problems in the management of immigration flows. EucA will host an online event in April (tbc) on the discussion on the topics inside the EU Institutions. Discover more:

NOTE: The above is not an exhaustive list of all events or activities within each region, but only includes the information reported by our members.  For additional details of professional organizations around the world visit the IASAS website page Links to Higher Education and Student Services Organizations

IASAS does not necessarily support or endorse the events and resources listed on this page.  It is provided here for informational purposes.