28 mars 2015

Changing the learning landscape

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Students, practitioners and university leaders from across 145 UK universities and colleges have taken part in a ground-breaking HEFCE-funded programme, led by the Leadership Foundation, to advance technology-enhanced student learning.
A summary report has been published, and a range of online resources to share innovative practice and support ongoing development has been launched. More...

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Future financial challenges for higher education

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A review of university and college finances published by HEFCE concludes that the higher education sector in England was in sound overall financial health in 2013-14.
However, there continues to be wide variation in the financial performance of individual institutions [Note 1]. Institutions are also increasingly relying on higher borrowing to pay for their capital programmes. More...

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New Centre for Global Higher Education announced

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HEFCE is co-funding with the Economic and Social Research Council the first research centre in this country dedicated to the investigation of higher education and its future.
The Centre for Global Higher Education (CGHE) is led by the UCL Institute of Education and partnered by Lancaster University and the University of Sheffield. More...

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HEFCE allocates £3.97 billion to universities and colleges in England for 2015-16

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The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) will allocate £3.97 billion to 130 universities and higher education colleges and 214 further education and sixth form colleges for the academic year 2015-16.
This funding is allocated for the following key areas and activities:

  • £1,558 million for research
  • £1,418 million for teaching
  • £160 million for knowledge exchange
  • £603 million in capital grants
  • £130 million for national facilities and initiatives
  • £52 million in transitional funding for research
  • £50 million for the Postgraduate Support Scheme.
Further details are given in ‘Recurrent grants for 2015-16’ (HEFCE 2015/05). More...

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£100 million awarded to seven new leading edge research projects in the UK

HEFCE logoFollowing the fourth round of the UK Research Partnership Investment Fund (UKRPIF), seven outstanding university research projects will receive over £100 million of investment in 2016-17 to drive innovation and economic growth. More...

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Minister announces HEFCE funding for N8 Partnership programme

HEFCE logoThe Minister for Universities, Science and Cities, Greg Clark, has today announced that HEFCE has awarded the N8 Research Partnership a grant of £7,999,254 through its Catalyst Fund (Note 1) to develop the Agri-Food Resilience Programme. More...

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University research has wide and varied benefits

HEFCE logoA new analysis of impact case studies from the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) shows that research carried out by the UK’s universities has wide and varied benefits to the economy, society, culture, policy, health, the environment and quality of life, within the UK and overseas. More...

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£400 million for next round of research capital investment

HEFCE logoHEFCE welcomes the Government’s announcement in the Budget of an additional £400 million for the UK Research Partnership Investment Fund (UKRPIF).
The fund supports world-leading research in UK universities through investment in research facilities. It encourages strategic partnerships between universities and other organisations active in research, stimulates additional investment, and strengthens the contribution of research to economic growth. More...

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Learning Together for Change (Conférence)

Learning Together for Change: Advancing Education For All (EFA) through Higher Education est une conférence organisée par l'Association des universités suédoises (SUHF) au titre de contribution aux importants travaux menés par l'AIU en matière d'Education Pour Tous (EPT), mouvement dont l'UNESCO est chef de file.
L'objectif de la conférence est de rassembler des représentants de divers secteurs - dont des universitaires - pour discuter de l'implication de l'enseignement supérieur et de la recherche dans le processus de réalisation du droit à l'éducation pour tous. Structurée autour de quatre thèmes (développement durable et changement; apprentissage, technologie et mondialisation; droits, égalité et genre; qualité), la conférence se tiendra au Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology à Arusha, Tanzanie, du 27 au 29 avril 2015.
Les inscriptions ont cours jusqu'au 20 mars 2015.
Pour plus d'informations, merci de consulter le site suivant: http://www.learningforchange2015.com/
La personne contact à l'AIU est Isabelle Turmaine. Voir l'article...

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Le compte à rebours est lancé : plus que 50 jours avant le GMA 6

Le programme du GMA 6 est dès à présent final. Les débats promettent d'être passionnants et très stimulants!
Consacré au thème de L'innovation sociale: défis et perspectives pour l'enseignement supérieur, cette 6e édition du GMA invitera les participants à discuter de la manière dont les associations d'établissements d'enseignement supérieur et leurs membres peuvent avoir un impact sur le développement d'une société plus durable et contribuer à l'élaboration et à la mise en place de solutions nouvelles et innovantes aux défis d'aujourd'hui et de demain.
Pour vous inscrire et en apprendre plus au sujet du programme, rendez-vous sur le site web du GMA dès maintenant!
Contact: Élodie Boisfer, Chargée de programme. Voir l'article...

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