Strategic Agreement

A strategic agreement was signed by the Hungarian Scout Association and four higher education institutions.
The agreement was signed on 28th May (2015) with the following higher education institutions: Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest), University of West Hungary (Sopron), Károli Gáspár University  of the Reformed Church in Hungary (Budapest) and Gál Ferenc College (Szeged). In accordance with the agreement, the institutions shall include material on Scouting in their primary school teacher bachelor programme and teacher training. The parties started to plan the future as well.

The idea of the agreement originates from the fact that the Association has accumulated a great amount of experience and observation related to youth education and leisure activities for young people, and it seeked to find a way to make this information available for people who work in the field of education.
The signatories emphasized that they consider it important that small community education appears in Hungarian higher education. - As it was expressed in the course of the conference, it is indispensable to share the experience accumulated in the field of small community education. Experience-based education may contribute to the development of the culture of education and the spread of education based on leisure activities.
The agreement was signed by the Deans or the Vice Deans of the above-mentioned institutions.
The conference was organized within the framework of the Social Renewal Operational Programme.