21 février 2015

UIL CONFINTEA scholarships yield journal articles

Two articles authored by former CONFINTEA scholars have recently been published in two specialized journals of education.
Ms Sanjana Shrestha (CONFINTEA scholar in May 2013) published The potential of community libraries to support literate environments and sustain literacy skills in the International Review of Education – Journal of Lifelong Learning (IRE) in co-authorship with Lisa Krolak, Head of UIL’s Library
Mr Carlos Vargas Tamez (CONFINTEA scholar in August 2013) published Democratising education policy making or legitimising discourse? An analysis of the new Lifelong Learning Law in the Basque Country based on a paper presented at the last conference of the ESREA Network on Policy Studies in Adult Education (Aalborg, 2014). This article appeared in the Journal of Phenomenology and Education. More...

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Vacancy Announcements - UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL)

The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) is a non-profit, policy-driven, international research, training, information, documentation and publishing centre of UNESCO. One of seven educational institutes of UNESCO, UIL promotes lifelong learning policy and practice with a focus on adult learning and education, especially literacy and non-formal education and alternative learning opportunities for marginalized and disadvantaged groups. More...

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University-Industry Interaction Conference 2015

LogoThe University Industry Innovation Network (UIIN) is a key event for academics, researchers, practitioners and business representatives involved in university-industry interaction, innovation and entrepreneurship. Around 400 participants are expected to attend the event to share knowledge and interact.
The conference will take place in Berlin from 24-26 June, 2015. For further information, please click here. More...

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Science 2.0 Conference 2015

LogoThe Second International Science 2.0 Conference will take place from March 25 to 26, 2015 in Hamburg. This year’s conference aims to discuss Science 2.0 in the context of related and already established topics, such as Citizen Science, Open Access or Big Data Analysis.
For information on the programme and registration, please visit the event website. More...

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International Higher Education Forum

LogoThe event is being organised by Universities UK on 19 March 2015 in London. To register for the event and for further information, visit the event website. More...

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ASEM University-Business seminar

LogoThe ASEM University-Business seminar will take place in Brussels the on 4 March 2015. The seminar will focus on the education side of the University-Business cooperation and will involve discussion on different issues, for example, how higher education can contribute to social, economic, technological and cultural innovation and to what extent trans-regional university-business cooperation could ensure that graduates can successfully operate in international/global environments.
To register for the event, click here. For more information, click here. More...

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Global Universities and their Regional Impact

LogoTo commemorate its 650th anniversary, University of Vienna is organising an international conference UVIECON 2015 ‘Global Universities and their Regional Impact’ on 13 March 2015. Rectors and presidents of renowned universities from Europe, Asia and America debate the role of global universities in stimulating regional development.
For more information on the anniversary and conference, please click here. More...

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Research Supervisor Support & Development Workshop

LogoUniversitas 21 is organising a two-day workshop on good practice and practical solutions in research supervisor support at the Shanghai Jiao Tong University on 25-26 March 2015.
For more information on the event and to register, please click here. More...

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Scholars at Risk Network seeks institutions interested in hosting threatened scholars

LogoScholars at Risk (SAR) is an international network of over 350 higher education institutions in more than 35 countries dedicated to “protecting threatened scholars, preventing attacks on higher education and promoting academic freedom”.
In particular, Scholars at Risk seeks to protect scholars suffering grave threats to their lives, liberty and well-being by arranging temporary positions of sanctuary at institutions in safe locations around the world. More...

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Campus Iberus’ internationalisation strategy

LogoOn 13 February, the public presentation of Campus Iberus’ internationalisation strategy will bring together the Rectors from four universities, National Representatives and Representatives of the European Commission, as well as a number of success cases of innovative knowledge alliances from Southern, Central and Northern EU countries.
For more information on the event, please click here. More...

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