24 septembre 2015

Conference: quality assurance of cross-border higher education, 5-6 November 2015, Paris (France)

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "eua.be"Registration is open for the conference on quality assurance of cross-border higher education, taking place on 5-6 November in Paris, France. The event will bring together professionals working in the field of higher education from Europe, the Gulf, and Asia-Pacific region to discuss the growing phenomenon of cross-border higher education and its quality assurance.
The conference will also discuss issues related to recognition and ways to build reciprocal trust and better coordination of education provision across borders. A draft programme and registration information are available here.
The conference is co-organised by ENQA (the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education) and HCERES (the High Council for the Evaluation of Research and Higher Education, France) and it is the final conference of the project “Quality Assurance of Cross-border Higher Education – QACHE”, supported by the Erasmus Mundus programme of the European Union. More...

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Seminar: Quality Management, Accreditation, Institutional Ranking & League Tables, 25-26 September 2015, Toulouse (France)

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "eua.be"The HUMANE Network is organising a seminar on “Quality Management, Accreditation, Institutional Ranking and League Tables: Policy trends and institutional responses” at Université Toulouse 1 from 25 to 26 September 2015. 
The programme will deal with different topics – what constitutes a world class university, real utility of quality assessment regimes and accreditation systems, and using league table and ranking systems as measures of quality. The event will examine these issues from both a system-level and institutional perspective. More...

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Universities UK campaign on British EU membership, next debate on 24 September, Cambridge

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "eua.be"At the end of July, Universities UK launched their campaign “Universities for Europe” to advocate for British EU membership in the run-up to the national referendum most likely to be held in 2016. The aim is to promote the value of EU membership for higher education and research in the UK and to show how this enables universities to have a positive impact on the British society and economy. More...

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EADTU Conference 2015: Transforming higher education in the 21st Century, 29-30 October 2015, Hagen (Germany)

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "eua.be"Technology-based teaching and learning is transforming higher education. Through new modes of teaching and learning, three complementary educational areas are emerging in European higher education – blended and online degree education; flexible continuous education and continuous professional development online, including new types of short programmes; and online open education through OERs and MOOCs. Institutional development in higher education should embrace a holistic perspective, developing these areas separately, and also integrating them in practice. More...

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School Education Gateway – European action for school education

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "eua.be"Launched in February 2015, the School Education Gateway website helps teachers and other education stakeholders stay informed about European actions for schools. The website is available in 23 languages. Higher education professionals and students will find interesting articles (including news, practices, experts, publications, etc.) to keep up to date. More...

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EUA calls on European Parliament to defend research in upcoming EU budget

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "eua.be"With the EU Council having presented its position on the 2016 budget to the European Parliament on 8 September, EUA welcomes the widespread support in the Parliament for the Horizon 2020 programme from a series of committees, including the leading Committee on Budgets as well as the Committees on Industry, Research and Energy and Economic and Monetary Affairs. More...

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ASEAN and EU to focus on Quality Assurance in ASEAN Higher Education

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "eua.be"On 24-25 August 2015, the ASEAN and European Union Support to Higher Education in ASEAN Region (SHARE) project organised the first in a series of SHARE’s policy dialogues. High-level education officials, academicians and researchers from ASEAN Member States and other project stakeholders attended this two-day event which was held at the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta. More...

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EUREQA project ends with final event and publication

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "eua.be"During the event, attended by around 80 participants from the Western Balkans and the rest of Europe, project partners presented their experiences from the project and discussed the lessons learnt. Topics included the enhancement of quality culture, developing an action plan for internal QA, and linking QA to strategic management. Participants also heard about the transferability of European practice to Jordan, through a presentation from the EQuAM project (“Enhancing quality assurance management in Jordanian Universities”). More...

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Occasional paper on trends in internal quality assurance

Résultat de recherche d'images pour EUA has published a new report examining current European trends in quality assurance (QA) in higher education. The report “ESG Part 1: Are universities ready?” outlines what is known about the current status of implementation of each standard of Part I of the current Standards and guidelines for quality assurance in the European higher education area (ESG).
The ESG were recently updated, with the revised version having been approved by the Bologna ministerial meeting in May 2015. More...

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EUA to launch new webinar series

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "eua.be"The first webinar will include a discussion on “Achievements and next steps of the Bologna Process” and will take place on 30 September 2015, at 14.00 CEST. BFUG representatives from several EHEA countries will assess the achievements of the Bologna reforms and discuss the goals of the Bologna Process until 2018, based on the Yerevan Ministerial Communiqué adopted by the Ministers of Education in May 2015. More...

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