ORGANISED BY : The
MAIN THEMES:to raise awareness of the obstacles hindering participation and success in post-secondary education and of effective action to remove them in diverse global settings, to inform key political leaders about the latest thinking and practices from around the world on how to significantly improve access to, and success in, post-secondary education
2013 PASCAL Conference: Local communities in the sustainable and healthy learning city neighborhood and community, partnership and learning
This event is organized by the , in partnership with the host Hong Kong Institute of Education and , among other regional bodies.
The Conference will focus on present and future action, exploring how good practices can be adopted and adapted between different regions, cultures and traditions, aiming to give response to how to build futures for all that are economically viable, socially cohesive, culturally inclusive and environmentally constructive.
The meeting is planned to connect with the work of and the , which will launch with China the Global Learning Cities Network (GLCN) in Beijing late in 2013.
Integrating eLearning and Open Education to Increase Access to Quality Education and Training in Africa
Proposed topics should consider the opportunities and/or challenges of the integration of eLearning and Open Education to increase access to quality education and training. Preferred topics can be drawn from, but is not limited to the following thematic areas:
- Open Education: issues including Open Educational Resources (OERs) and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)
- Infrastructure & Access: issues including access to open and eLearning content, learning centers, mobile learning, delivery technologies, Internet connectivity etc.
- Accreditation and Quality Assurance
- Management and Delivery of open, distance and eLearning courses and programs: issues including leadership, policy, strategy, administration, financing, recruitment & retention of students, academic programs delivery & management, technology, learner support and faculty development, gender issues etc.
- Content: Issues in curriculum design, development & delivery, including in the following areas Science, Technology Engineering & Math (STEM) Education, Teacher Education, Computer Science and Peace & Conflict Studies etc.
- Gender: Issues in Science, Technology Engineering & Math (STEM) Education
- Design: design of instruction for various teaching and learning scenarios including online and blended formal courses, self-directed, student-centered learning, problem based learning, collaborative learning etc.
- Assessment and Evaluation: online assessment, E-portfolios, face-to-face assessment, recognition of prior learning, learning analytics, etc.
- Emerging media and technologies: including in mobile learning, flipped classrooms, 3-D printing etc.
- Strengthening institutional capacity for sustainable eLearning
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MAIN THEMES: New technology offers unparalleled opportunities, changing learning and enabling us to inspire others to learn: creativity and engagement, global learning, modern problems: smart solutions, redefining formal learning, learning analytics, work and "life-wide" learning.
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ATTENDED BY: A broad range of learning professionals; those with an academic interest (working in schools), with a business interest focused on improving performance and building skills in private, public and not for profit organisations, with an interest in informal learning, those working to ensure access to learning for the marginalised and potentially excluded.
International Conference on Quality in Higher Education (ICQH) aims to provide a multinational platform where the latest trends quality in higher education can be presented and discussed in a friendly environment with the aim to learn from each other.
ICQH 2013 conference is supported by Sakarya University and Governers State University and will take place on December 11-13 2013 at Sakarya University, Sakarya, Turkey.
Prof. Dr. Elaine P. Maimon
President, Governors State University
Higher Education: An Engine for Democracy in the United States.
Abstract Deadline : December 01, 2013
Full Article Deadline : December 03, 2013
Registration Fee Deadline :December 05, 2013
. The Association of Science, Education and Technology
This event is organized by theand the Universities of Cuba, and will be celebrated under the declaration “For a Socially Responsible University”.
The ninth edition of this Conference consolidates the event within the academic community, in particular due its profound and reflexive dialogue that opens to all actors in higher education and society with the goal to find solutions to the present problems in the Latin American reality.
Topic : ’Stakeholders engagement and success of education and training systems reforms. What correlation?’
During the 10th session of CIMQUSEF crowning a decade of the AMAQUEN engagement to participate in efforts to improve quality in education systems and training, we have chosen in line with the themes covered field of quality management, to address this topical issue. Because it is linked to possible roles the different actors and stakeholders in the success of the reforms undertaken by different countries or groups of countries to improve their systems of education and training. The Cimqusef'2013 invite speakers and participants to try to answer the questions underlying the issue:
''How do the management of change promotes engagement of stakeholders in the success of the SET reforms?''.
Orginizers: Association Marocaine pour l'Amélioration de la Qualité de l'Enseignement (AMAQUEN)
The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) is the leading national association concerned with the quality, vitality, and public standing of undergraduate liberal education. Its members are committed to extending the advantages of a liberal education to all students, regardless of academic specialization or intended career. Founded in 1915, AAC&U now comprises 1,200 member institutions—including accredited public and private colleges and universities of every type and size.
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The Asia Pacific Academic Recognition Network (APARNET) was established to facilitate discussion and the exchange of information amongst the National Information Centres of the UNESCO Regional Convention on the Recognition of Studies, Diplomas and Degrees in Higher Education in Asia and the Pacific.
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The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) is an association of colleges and universities that are working to create a sustainable future. Its mission is to empower higher education to lead the sustainability transformation. They do this by providing resources, professional development, and a network of support to enable institutions of higher education to model and advance sustainability in everything they do, from governance and operations to education and research
The link address is: http://www.aashe.org/