25 septembre 2015

International students: cash cows or agents for change?

By Leasa Weimer. The European region continues to be a top study destination for international students. At the same time, European national economies are faced with an ongoing financial crisis that is putting pressure on funding for higher education. More...

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Top tips for a successful conference proposal

By Duleep Deosthale. The Annual EAIE Conference offers a fantastic occasion for learning more about the broad field of international higher education, but also for peer-to-peer knowledge sharing. It is a place to start a dialogue with colleagues about the changes taking place in the field and how challenges can best be overcome. More...

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Multicultural competence in social and health care education

By Johanna Tarvainen. A practical placement – or workplace learning – is an essential part of social and health care higher education. Aside from placing domestic students, there is an increasing number of English-taught degree programmes in European higher education institutions (HEIs) that attract applicants from all over the world. More...

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Destination marketing for the education sector

By Rachel Sandison. Destination marketing has long existed for the tourism industry with bureaus created to promote towns, cities or regions to potential visitors by articulating the values and competitive attributes of the area. But what about burgeoning education sectors? A key component of education marketing is the city, with the terminology ‘town and gown’ prevalent in the mission statements of many universities. More...

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The state of internationalisation in the UK

By Anna-Malin Sandstrom. Aside from getting the latest updates in international higher education and enjoying the scenic beauty of Glasgow, many of you will make use of the EAIE Conference to visit current and prospective partner institutions. If so, it might be useful to understand trends and developments in the international higher education landscape of the UK prior to your time in Scotland. More...

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Wake up and smell the future

By EAIE. It is day two of the EAIE Conference and, after yesterday’s plenary and many sessions, you probably felt like you had already heard your fair share of novel ideas. That is, of course, until this morning’s exhilarating Wake-up Plenary with e-learning entrepreneur and future-enthusiast Donald Clark. Some of the innovations that are exciting international educators now, like flipped classrooms and digital learning, were extensively explored in his TEDx talk a good three years ago. More...

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Have your say on Learning Outcomes / Competences in your country!

ESU - European Students' Union The International Tuning Academy (in close cooperation with Lumina Foundation) is implementing a study on the use of learning outcomes/competences in higher education. The study is funded jointly by the European Commission and Lumina Foundation (USA). 
As part of this study, surveys are executed in both Europe and the United States to assess the extent to which the Learning outcomes/Competences approach, as the basis for student-centred learning has been implemented, and how it is experienced by the main stakeholders in the process: academic staff, students, student counsellors and management. More...

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Free online training on recognition of foreign degrees – available now on STREAM Platform

ESU - European Students' Union Do you want to learn more about recognition of foreign degrees? Register now for the STREAM online training and good practice platform.
The European project ‘Streamlining Institutional Recognition: a Training Platform for Admissions Officers’ (STREAM) aims to remove mobility obstacles by streamlining region-wide recognition processes and enhancing knowledge of good practice in recognition. More...

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L’ARFTLV se mobilise pour le SPRO

Logo de l'Agence Régionale de la Formation tout au long de la vie (ARFTLV Poitou-charentes)La Région Poitou-Charentes organise la mise en place du service public régional de l’orientation (SPRO) dans chaque bassin d’emploi, en lien avec les opérateurs. L'objectif est d’offrir aux citoyens un service d'information et de conseil de proximité et les aider à préparer et mettre en œuvre leurs projets de (re)orientation ou d'évolution professionnelles. Des Espaces Régionaux d'Orientation seront mis en place à cette fin dans le cadre de partenariats locaux.
Télécharger l’offre de services de l’ARFTLV. Voir l'article...

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2e Salon national de l'ESS à Niort en octobre

Logo de l'Agence Régionale de la Formation tout au long de la vie (ARFTLV Poitou-charentes)Organisé par la Région Poitou-Charentes, le CNCRES, la CRESS Poitou-Charentes, le 2éme Salon National de l’Economie Sociale et Solidaire se tiendra à Niort, salle de l'Acclameur, les 23 et 24 octobre 2015.
De nombreuses animations, conférences avec des intervenants nationaux, tables rondes, inaugurations, ateliers seront proposés. Plus d'infos : salon-ess.fr
Consulter aussi notre page sur l'Economie Sociale et Solidaire en Poitou-Charentes. Voir l'article...

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