30 janvier 2017

Efficient university management survey: Last days to participate

The deadline for the USTREAM survey on efficient university management is just around the corner. Addressed to a broad range of universities, with or without experience in efficiency in the university context, the online survey will be open until 16 January 2017.
The survey provides an excellent opportunity for universities to learn more about efficiency or showcase institutional efficiency-related practices. It is also a chance to get actively involved in a series of USTREAM project events such as peer learning seminars planned for 2017. The participation in the seminars will be funded through the project. More...

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HERE Annual Conference: A matrix for higher education reform?

Around 120 Higher Education Reform Experts (HERE) gathered in Barcelona on 12 and 13 December 2016 for the group’s annual conference to discuss their mission and dissect the dynamics of higher education reforms.
HERE is an initiative of the European Union that supports teams of experts in 26 countries in Eastern Europe/the former Soviet Union and the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean region. More...

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EUA Webinar: Universities Supporting Social Inclusion

EUA will hold a webinar on 25 January 2017 to explore how universities can engage in and support social inclusion. It will feature an overview of European trends as well as practical examples and an opportunity for discussion. The deadline to register is 20 January. More...

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Call for contributions: 4th UNI-SET Energy Clustering Event

The call for contributions is now open for the 4th UNI-SET Energy Clustering Event, which will be hosted by Imperial College London on 27 and 28 March 2017. Under the title “Universities in the Energy Transition: Focus on Sustainable Transport and Carbon Capture, Storage & Use”, the event continues the series of six UNI-SET Energy Clustering Events. More...

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Support Mechanisms for Evidence-based Policy-Making in Education

European Commission logoHaving a solid evidence base is essential for effective policy-making in the education sector. In practice the mechanisms used to support evidence-based policy-making differ significantly between countries. 
This report describes the mechanisms and practices that support evidence-based policy-making in the education sector in Europe. It provides an initial mapping of a complex area. It compares institutions and practices in evidence-based policy-making, as well as the accessibility, and mediation, of evidence. The report also presents more detailed information, with specific examples of the use of evidence in policy formulation for each individual country. More...

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Flow of Asian students may soon be two-way

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theage.com.au"By Tony Cripps. Australia is among the most popular destinations for Asian parents considering an international university education for their children, so the potential social and economic benefits of this trend for Australia are significant. There are also cross-cultural benefits of a broader trend towards international study that could see many Australians enrol in Asian educational institutions. More...

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Zum Medizinstudium nach Ungarn

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "spiegel.de"Immer mehr Deutsche entscheiden sich für ein Studium im Ausland. 2014 waren gut 137.000 deutsche Studenten an ausländischen Hochschulen eingeschrieben. Das waren 1,9 Prozent mehr als im Jahr zuvor, wie das Statistische Bundesamt mitteilte. More...

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Higher education: Can Nigeria become a global player?

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "punchng.com logo"By Ayo Olukotun. For, when you look at it, the odds are stacked against our higher education, in its current prostrate state from becoming a destination for cross border education. Recall, for example, that under the Buhari administration, education has consistently received paltry and diminishing percentages of the national budget. More...

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University groups remain upbeat after Theresa May’s Brexit speech

Palatinate OnlineBy Hugo Harris. University groups have reacted positively to Theresa May’s major speech on Brexit only a week after a panel of vice-chancellors warned that a so-called hard Brexit could trigger the ‘biggest disaster’ for the university sector in many years. More...

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Swansea academics call for crackdown on 'contract cheating' by students

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "southwales-eveningpost.co.uk logo"By EPerkins1. Swansea academics call for crackdown on 'contract cheating' by students. More...

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