08 février 2014

Votre formation artistique avec CampusArt

CampusArtLa session de candidature en ligne aux formations en art et en architecture est ouverte sur le site du réseau CampusArt jusqu'au 12 février 2014.
Site CampusArt : le réseau d'écoles d'art animé par l'Agence Campus France.

ATTENTION : les dossiers de candidatures papiers doivent parvenir à l'Agence Campus France-Paris le 17 février 2014 au plus tard.
CampusArt est un réseau d'établissements français proposant des formations dans le domaine des arts et de l’architecture animé par l'Agence Campus France, avec le soutien des ministères français de l'Éducation, des Affaires étrangères et de la Culture, ainsi que de l'ANdÉA (Association Nationale des Écoles Supérieures d'Art).
Le site vous propose d’abord des informations générales sur les études d’art et d'architecture en France et vous aide à vous orienter soit vers une école supérieure d’art ou d’arts appliqués, vers une école publique ou privée, ou encore vers une université.
Le site internet www.campusart.org donne accès (sous certaines conditions) à des formations de niveaux Licence, Master et Doctorat proposées par les établissements membres du réseau.
Le domaine artistique concerné est d’abord celui de la création (« FAIRE » de l’art, arts plastiques, design, communication visuelle, ainsi que mode, architecture intérieure etc…) donc en écoles supérieures d’art ; mais il existe aussi quelques formations universitaires en THEORIE de l’art ou en GESTION de l’art (voir les explications sur le site).
Le choix de la formation par les étudiants étrangers, ayant étudié les arts ou l’architecture pendant 3 ans au moins (beaux-arts, histoire de l'art, musique, architecture, design, cinéma, vidéo, danse, graphisme...), s‘accompagne d’un processus de candidature en ligne rapide et interactif. Suite...

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Demand Driven Model leads to spike in casual employment at Australian universities

By Courtney Sloane. The release of the latest staffing data for Australian universities reveals the true impact of the Demand Driven Model on the nature of employment at our universities. 
The data shows that of the new 4,880 full-time equivalent (FTE) positions created, 3,400 or seven out of ten people were employed on a casual basis.
The level of estimated FTE casual employment grew by a massive 17.1% between 2012 and 2013, with casual FTE as a share of total employment leaping from 16.6% to 18.7% in just one year alone. More...

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Benchmarking your university: Why and how?

By Nadine Burquel. What reputation does your institution have in the higher education sector? How do you differentiate from the competition? How can you learn from those institutions you cooperate or compete with? Find out how to launch effective collaborative benchmarking projects with other universities to make more informed strategic decisions and improve your institutional performance in the field of international higher education. More...

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EUCIS-LLL Training session on Erasmus+

erasmus+-training-eucis-lll-2EUCIS-LLL is organising a training session on 5 March in Brussels to inform stakeholders about the new Erasmus+ programme. New policy objectives linked to the programme will be discussed, as well as new opportunities under the three new programme key activities, concrete changes compared to the Lifelong Learning Programme, participation of civil society and cooperation with National Agencies.
Representatives from the Commission, from Belgian Agencies as well as successful project coordinators will intervene to help you seize the right oppportunities and build up innovative initiatives.
A registration fee is asked to participants in order to cover organisational costs (65€ for regular participants and 45€ for EUCIS-LLL members).
See the provisional agenda and register here!

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4th Executive Leadership Academy

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Monday, March 24, 2014 - Friday, March 28, 2014. Claremont Hotel Club and Spa (map). The Executive Leadership Academy (ELA) is designed for individuals from all backgrounds who are interested in preparing themselves for appointments to executive positions such as vice presidents, provosts, presidents, and chancellors. The ELA is an intensive and focused training academy for higher education administrators and faculty from across the country and throughout the world. A select faculty team of senior level higher education executives and scholars will provide an interactive curriculum. The theme for the ELA is "Ten Years from Now: Leading in a Multicultural Environment." More...

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Lost in Translation: The Flow of Graduate Education Models Between Germany and the United States

HomeBy Anne J. MacLachlan. In: Isolde von Bülow, ed. Nachwuchsförderung in der Wissenschaft. Best-Practice-Modelle zum Promotionsgeschehen—Strategien, Konzepte, Strukturen.  [Supporting the Next Generation of Scholars. Best Practice Models of Doctoral Education—Strategies, Concepts, Structures] Heidelberg, SpringerMedizin, 2014, pp. 79-90. Download PDF Document. This paper examines the origins and current system of doctoral education in both Germany and the United States emphasizing the extent to which each country has mythologized the contribution of the other.  In the United States it is widely believed that “the” German university in the 19th century was the model for the creation of US doctoral programs.  Today in Germany under the Bologna Agreement and the Excellence Initiative it is believed that both of them are modeled on the American higher education system, particularly on the research university.  The argument made here is that there is a broad lack of real knowledge about the systems in the model country as well as significant historical, legal, and social reasons why the ability of either to copy from the other is limited.  The discussion is comparative including the different origins of the research university, home of the doctoral degree, a short summary of the post World War II period, how and why doctoral education developed in both countries up to now, and significant current issues.  Greater weight is given to discussing the US, however, because of its diverse universities, the variety of doctoral programs, and the way they are run. Emphasis is given to internal evaluation of the success of US doctoral training by doctoral students versus how it seems to be viewed in Germany. More...

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Women's socio-economic empowerment: where are the data gaps?

Wow, this is impressive - 48 comments in the first week of the discussion! This not only shows high interest, but also gives an idea of the importance of the topic. Last week we heard from you on where has progress been made in the area of data on gender equality since the establishment of the MDGs in 2000, as well as where the gaps are and where improvements can be made. So, where do we stand? More...

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School systems trump family background

http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRP4qIrraW46oa4crCboqTzadd3IE4yTumRAbMvuvR527xT31xml_tozi4By Andreas Schleicher, Deputy Director for Education and Skills and Special Advisor on Education Policy to the OECD's Secretary General. There has been much discussion on the extent to which the performance of nations on tests like PISA is shaped by the socio-economic context of families, schools and nations. Surely, economic, social and cultural capital are always an advantage. Owing to advantaged families’ greater capacity to reinforce and enhance the effects of schools, as students from these families attend higher-quality schools and schools are simply better-equipped to nurture and develop children from advantaged backgrounds, school systems tend to reproduce social disadvantage. And that is what the data from PISA have shown. Read more...

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Don't give up on ‘Education for All’

http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRP4qIrraW46oa4crCboqTzadd3IE4yTumRAbMvuvR527xT31xml_tozi4By Andreas Schleicher, Deputy Director for Education and Skills and Special Advisor on Education Policy to the OECD's Secretary General. The well-being of individuals and nations depend on nothing more than on what people know and what they can do with what they know. And if there’s one lesson the global economy has taught us over the last few years, it’s that we cannot simply bail ourselves out of a crisis, that we cannot solely stimulate ourselves out of a crisis and that we cannot just print money our way out of a crisis. Investing in high-quality education is the gateway to better skills, better jobs and better lives. And yet, the 2014 Global Monitoring Report, the world’s most authoritative source to track progress towards the ‘Education for All’ goals, paints a bleak picture. Read more...

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Students’ choices today shape tomorrow’s skills pool

http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRP4qIrraW46oa4crCboqTzadd3IE4yTumRAbMvuvR527xT31xml_tozi4By Dirk Van Damme, Head of the Innovation and Measuring Progress division, Directorate for Education and Skills. One of the most decisive decisions taken in the course of a person’s life is choosing the field of study when entering higher education. This decision may be influenced by a variety of factors: family, social and economic background; cultural preferences among peers; values and belief systems; or even moral, political or ideological viewpoints. Preceding choices made during transitions in secondary school, have gradually narrowed the options available. Conflicting messages from employers, labour market agencies, governments and intermediary advisory bodies can impact the choices students make as well. Read more...

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