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Details: Education, Science & Research — New Austrian Information. Transatlantic Perspectives Since 1948. Current Issue Education - Vol. 71 Previous Issues Salzburg - Vol. 70 Architecture - Vol. 69/2 Sports - Vol. 69/1 Archive About Contact Subscribe. Education, Science & Research. Volume 71, 2020. Featured. Dear Readers. Johannes Dopsch, Editor in Chief.

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Austria and the 2030 Agenda in Education — New Austrian

Details: Education, science and research play an essential part in the implementation of the SDGs. A range of national initiatives promoting sustainable development in all its dimensions throughout the education, science and research sector is described in the Austrian VNR report.

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Education in Austria — New Austrian Information

Details: Vocational Education and Training in Austria . Vocational education and training (VET) is very important in Austria. Initial vocational qualifications can be obtained by attending a dual VET program (apprenticeship and part-time vocational school) or in full-time schools. After completing their compulsory schooling period, about 40% of young

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Science Education in Austria — New Austrian Information

Details: With a focus on digitalization, the Foundation for Innovation in Education offered a special prize for “Digital Education” and two public’s choice awards together with Austria Wirtschaftsservice and the OeAD in 2018 and 2019. A total of 869 innovative projects were submitted in …

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Holocaust Education in Austria — New Austrian Information

Details: Moritz Wein is the Deputy Director of _erinnern.at_, the Holocaust Education Institute of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research. Contact for cooperation concerning video-taped testimonies of victims of National Socialism: [email protected] Hannes Richter January 3, …

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Vocational Education & Training — New Austrian Information

Details: Photo by Chevanon Photography from Pexels. A wide choice of different paths to Vocational Education and Training (VET) is a key factor of success and explains why Austria has one of the highest proportions of upper secondary students in VET among OECD countries. Up to 75% of any age group choose VET after finishing mandatory schooling.

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Digital Schools in Austria — New Austrian Information

Details: The plan includes all elements of the education system in order to guarantee a high quality school operation. For example, the Portal Digital School (PODS) bundles applications and communication channels between teachers, students, and parents via one single sign-on, thus making communication at the school site a lot easier. The portal is being

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Pioneering Transatlantic Education — New Austrian Information

Details: For his contribution to international education in Austria, Dr. Mueller was honored by the Austrian government with the Great Silver Cross of Honor and the Cross of Honor First Class, awarded by the Federal Ministry of Science and Research. Hannes Richter, a native of Innsbruck, Austria, lived in New Orleans from 1997 to 2005, where he pursued

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The Future of Digital Learning in Universities — New

Details: Such are the pitfalls in digital education for the uninitiated. But the University of Innsbruck in a number of its larger classrooms had installed an excellent system of taping lectures for students who studied at off-campus sites but were enrolled in Innsbruck.

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International Summer Schools — New Austrian Information

Details: Current Issue Education - Vol. 71 Previous Issues Salzburg - Vol. 70 Architecture - Vol. 69/2 Sports - Vol. 69/1 Archive About Contact Subscribe Transatlantic Perspectives Since 1948 International Summer Schools in Austria

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Fulbright Austria — New Austrian Information

Details: In addition, Fulbright Austria administers the U.S. Teaching Assistantship (USTA) program on behalf of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research. In 2019–20, the USTA program placed 150 U.S. teaching assistants in Austrian classrooms, representing a …

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The Austrian Studies Association — New Austrian Information

Details: Here, in March 1967, Minister of Education Theodor Pfiffl- Perčević had called upon Austrian media, cultural, parliamentary, and other government elites “to help redefine Austrian foreign diplomacy.” During a live two-day meeting, his ministry formally recorded and responded to the advice of 30 speakers and 12 written submissions.

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Quantum Research — New Austrian Information

Details: Vocational Education & Training. Hannes Richter January 21, 2021. Austrian Press & Information Service in the United States Embassy of Austria 3524 …

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Dear Readers — New Austrian Information

Details: The successful development of new treatments and promising vaccines against the new disease and the rapid transition of society to a “new normal” have shown us, however, the importance of a well-developed science and research sector, a future-proof education system, and international cooperation for overcoming a global crisis – be it the

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The UNO-Innsbruck International Summer School — New

Details: Education, he says, “needs to go beyond preparing students for a global world. We have a responsibility to shape minds that will ethically harness globalization in the service of sustainability, equity, and humanity – rather than a cookie-cutter graduate army …

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High Performance in Art — New Austrian Information

Details: As one of the world’s largest and most renowned universities for music, theater, and film, the Vienna-based University of Music and Performing Arts (mdw) offers education for over 3,000 students from more than 70 countries worldwide.Its students are trained in 115 study courses in the fields of music, performing arts, science, research and music pedagogy.

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Meet the Consul: Grand Rabbi Korff in Boston, MA — New

Details: So I embarked on a dual education, attending university (B.A. degree from Columbia University and BJE from Hebrew College) and rabbinical seminary at the same time. I then earned two law degrees (JD and LLM) as well as two ordinations (Smicha, DD), and spent a year in residence at Harvard Divinity School examining the intersection of law and

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The Vienna BioCenter — New Austrian Information

Details: The Vienna BioCenter is now one of Europe’s most dynamic life science hubs. A staff of 1,860 from more than 80 countries ensure that this cluster for research, business, and education is buzzing with life. The IMP was joined by three more basic research institutes: the Max Perutz Labs of the University of Vienna and the Vienna Medical

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Austrian Studies Goes Virtual — New Austrian Information

Details: North America is home to both the oldest and the newest of these dynamic hubs for research and education: the Center for Austrian Studies at the University of Minnesota, founded in 1977, and the Austrian Studies Program at the University of California, Berkeley, established in 2017 and unique on the West Coast.

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Meet Martin Karplus — New Austrian Information

Details: Meet Martin Karplus. Austrian-born American theoretical chemist and Nobel Laureate Martin Karplus, 90, about the central role of education throughout his life. Interview by Simone Poetscher, Director of Programs and Operations at the Office of Science and Technology Austria in Washington, DC. PHOTO: COURTESY OF MARTIN KARPLUS.

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Fulbright Austria: Transforming Lives — New Austrian

Details: The importance of this point ultimately is that the two most formative institutions for Fulbright were the classrooms of Oxford and the coffeehouses of Vienna. Austria also played a role in his thinking about international education. Legislative Achievement. The Fulbright Program was based on a simple but absolutely ingenious idea.

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Austrian Studies at the University of Minnesota — New

Details: We also were very pleased to host Dr. Susanna Yeghoyan from the University of Graz who taught in the Department of German, Nordic, Slavic, and Dutch. Our doctoral fellow, sponsored by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Science and Research was Peter Wegenschimmel from the University of Vienna.

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From New Jersey to Graz — New Austrian Information

Details: OeAD is the Austrian Agency for International Mobility and Cooperation in Education, Science and Research (www.oead.at). One of the tasks of the OeAD as national agency is the realization of the Erasmus+ Education program in Austria. Since its establishment 32 years ago, the Erasmus+ programme has been a cornerstone of higher education in

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Taking Responsibility. Sending a Signal. — New Austrian

Details: Programs for research and educational work on the Holocaust spanning many countries are implemented by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA), until 2012 the Task Force for International Cooperation on Holocaust Education, Remembrance and Research, ITF. Austria has been an active member of the IHRA since 2001.

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Austrian Monks’ Recording of Gregorian Chant Receives

Details: After accepting a contract with Universal Music (London) to record an album of Gregorian chants in March of this year, the Cistercian monks of Stift Heiligenkreuz Abbey have received worldwide recognition for their recording of, “Chant – Music for Paradise,” released in the U.S. under the title, “Chant – Music for the Soul.” Since its international release, the CD has sold over

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An Austrian Physics Teacher in New York City — New

Details: The mayor then ran on an education platform with the promise of improving it, and his big thing was that small schools are better. So what they did was breaking up big schools into smaller ones. To this day there exist big school buildings in New York City that used to be one school, and now there are four small schools within that building.

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Meet the Consul — New Austrian Information

Details: Current Issue Education - Vol. 71 Previous Issues Salzburg - Vol. 70 Architecture - Vol. 69/2 Sports - Vol. 69/1 Archive About Contact Subscribe Transatlantic Perspectives Since 1948 Meet the …

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Global Solutions for Global Problems — New Austrian

Details: Vocational Education & Training. Hannes Richter January 21, 2021. Next. Austria and the 2030 Agenda in Education. Hannes Richter January 20, 2021. Austrian Press & Information Service in the United States Embassy of Austria 3524 International Court, NW Washington, DC, 20008, USA

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Meet the Consul — New Austrian Information

Details: Tell us a little bit about your family background and education: I was born in Styria, close to the Slovenian border. I have three siblings who all live in Austria. When I was six years old, we moved to the Styrian capital Graz where my father worked as an eye surgeon. When I was twelve, we moved again for my fathers job to Leoben (nota: an

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Tradition of Scholarly Ambassadors of Austria in St. Louis

Details: A highly successful example of cooperation in Education exists between Webster University in St. Louis and its Austrian branch in Vienna, Webster's biggest campus outside the U.S. It was founded in 1981, and in 2001 was accredited as Austria's third private university.

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The Dancing Congress — New Austrian Information

Details: The Congress never actually met as a whole in a plenary session until the signing of the Final Act in June of 1815. All discussions where limited to small groups and at times held informally at one of the many galas, dances, and dinners. The Viennese high society held numerous social events during the Congress, which led the aristocrat Charles

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IST Austria — New Austrian Information

Details: All of these come together to guide IST Austria’s growth and development as the Institute works toward its core missions: to perform world-class research; to train the next generation of scientific leaders; to support science education and technology transfer; and to implement best practices in science management. A Growing Campus

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Rebuilding a Nation — New Austrian Information

Details: Current Issue Education - Vol. 71 Previous Issues Salzburg - Vol. 70 Architecture - Vol. 69/2 Sports - Vol. 69/1 Archive About Contact Subscribe Transatlantic Perspectives Since 1948 Rebuilding a Nation

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In Memoriam — New Austrian Information

Details: In Memoriam. Top photo: ©Foto: Roland Mühlanger / www.muehlanger.at. The Austrian Press and Information Service in the United States mourns the loss of one of its founding fathers. Fritz Molden, Austrian patriot, diplomat, iconic publisher and newspaperman passed away on January 11, 2014. He was the co-founder of this publication and of the

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Achievements in Austrian Gender and Social Policy — New

Details: Parents were to decide jointly about the education and upbringing of their children and equal contributions to household duties were encouraged. The new family law also brought a major change to the divorce legislation as it became possible to be granted a divorce by mutual consent as well as to force a divorce in court despite the opposition

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An Interview with Eric Kandel — New Austrian Information

Details: Since 1974 he has been a professor with the Center for Neurobiology and Behavior at Columbia University in New York. In 2000, Eric Kandel was a recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work on the cellular basis of learning and memory. AI: In 2006 you published a book called “In Search of Memory - The Emergence of a New

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Women Leaders Networking for Peace and Security In the

Details: Using the Arab Human Development Report of 2005 as the starting point of the conference, Foreign Minister Plassnik referred to the conclusions of the report and the deficits revealed: “Women need better education and health care. Moreover, it is necessary to clarify their status within their respective systems.”

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Egon Schwarz: Adventurer and Scholar — New Austrian

Details: A highly successful example of cooperation in Education exists between Webster University in St. Louis and its Austrian branch in Vienna, Webster's biggest campus outside the U.S. It was founded in 1981, and in 2001 was accredited as Austria's third private university.

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Brain Circulation and Researcher Mobility — New Austrian

Details: Austria, for example, is putting policies, funding systems, and support mechanisms in place to facilitate researcher mobility, exchanges, and collaborations. Government-funded efforts may include study-abroad programs or research fellowships that advance a researcher’s education.

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Austria's Permanent Neutrality — New Austrian Information

Details: Austria’s international legal status of permanent neutrality is a result of the Cold War. In the Moscow Memorandum, a political document of April 15, 1955, the Austrian delegation promised that Austria would adopt a status of neutrality following the Swiss model. This promise opened the way for the conclusion of the negotiations of the

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Landmark Architecture As Cultural Hubs — New Austrian

Details: This unique program is funded by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture in cooperation with the MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/ Contemporary Art, Vienna. For the academic year 2016/2017, 311 submissions from 47 nations arrived at the MAK.

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Austria’s Influence on American Skiing — New Austrian

Details: Austria’s Influence on American Skiing. In the early 20th century, when skiing was in its early stage of development, Austrian skiers, with their pioneer spirit and love of adventure and challenge, were strongly welcomed in the United States. Whether as racers, instructors, developers of new skiing areas or coaches of some of America’s top

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Austrian Technology in Building Energy Efficient Homes in

Details: Moreover, the system of education is very different, something which greatly impressed me. Pupils and students of vocational schools (Berufsschule) and technical colleges (Höhere technische Lehranstalten), are taught the fundamentals of the building trade despite not having gone to a university, even though they may end up working as a carpenter.

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Meet The Consul: Phillip Lorio III — New Austrian Information

Details: Hurricane Katrina was a wakeup call for the City of New Orleans. To the city’s credit, New Orleans has rebounded. The public education system has been totally revamped and many of the older schools have been, or are in the process of, being rebuilt and renovated. The same is true for our major parks and recreational areas.

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Erich Sailer’s Contribution to Ski Coaching in the U.S

Details: Erich Sailer’s Contribution to Ski Coaching in the U.S. — New Austrian Information. Over the past half century few coaches in America have had such an impact, nationally and internationally, on alpine ski racing as Erich Sailer. As a junior coach for fifty-one years, he has coached over 25,000 young skiers and U.S. Ski Team members, many of

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