http://www.scoop.co.nz/images/scoop-logo2.gifA higher education cooperation arrangement to enhance the relationship between universities in New Zealand and Spain has been signed today by Universities New Zealand – Te Pōkai Tara and Spain’s Council of Universities Ministry of Education Culture and Sport.
The Memorandum on Cooperation in Higher Education provides a foundation to establish stronger linkages in a broad range of areas including information sharing, mutual recognition of qualifications, research collaboration, staff development, fellowship programmes and the exchange of students, academics and researchers.
The cooperation arrangement will also provide a framework for universities to develop academic programmes for joint degrees or double degrees at either graduate or postgraduate levels.
New Zealand’s eight universities all have extensive international activities, and the cooperation arrangement with Spain is an example of how our universities are contributing to the growth in international education, says Universities NZ Chair Professor Pat Walsh. Read more...