09 avril 2019

A Lot to Chew On ....

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. A Lot to Chew On ....
Good post summarizing a presentation by Alan November (he has a blog, but it is infrequently updated - it doesn't even contain his own presentation). Part of what November says makes sense. "Kids have to learn how to think globally, to manage massive amounts of information and they have to be self-directed in their learning." But in places its a narrow view. More...

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Festival métiers à l’affiche : à ne pas manquer !

Orientation Pays de la LoireDu 18 mars au 14 juin 2019, se déroule la 10e édition du festival métiers à l’affiche. Comme chaque année, organisé par Entreprises dans la cité (EdC), cet événement s’adresse aux collégiens et lycéens avec pour objectif d'enrichir l’orientation et la connaissance des métiers. Sous forme de séances pédagogiques autour de films sur les métiers, les élèves débattent et votent. Plus...

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Forum Cap industrie : le rendez-vous avec des pros !

Orientation Pays de la LoirePour faire se rencontrer d’un côté les employeurs qui recrutent dans les secteurs de l’industrie et de l’autre des candidats à l’emploi, Pôle emploi de Saint-Nazaire, la Carène et l’UIMM co-organisaient le 19 mars dernier le Forum cap industrie. Plus...

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Imaginer le futur pour mieux se découvrir et se réaliser

Orientation Pays de la LoireL’École de la deuxième chance de l’estuaire de la Loire (E2CeL) et le Cnam des Pays de la Loire ont co-construit un dispositif ludique et créatif d’une journée. L’objectif : donner aux jeunes sans diplôme ni emploi, accueillis à l’E2CeL, des clés pour construire leur parcours. Plus...

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Financing for Sustainable Development Report 2019

Guni NetworkSixty-plus international organizations, led by the United Nations and including the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank Group and World Trade Organization, jointly sounded the alarm Thursday in a new report, warning that unless national and international financial systems are revamped, the world’s governments will fail to keep their promises on such critical issues as combatting climate change and eradicating poverty by 2030. More...

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Call for contributions for the 2nd GUNi International Conference on SDGs: Higher Education and Science take action!

Guni NetworkAfter a successful first edition of the International Conference on SDGs: Actors and Implementation, GUNi will be holding the second edition of the GUNi International Conference on Sustainable Development Goals: Higher Education and Science Take Action on the 5th and 6th of March 2020 at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) in Barcelona. More...

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Launch of the video and summary report 'GUNi 2018 International Conference Humanities and Higher Education'

Guni NetworkThe video and report intends to offer a summary of the GUNi International Conference on Humanities and Higher Education: Generating Synergies between Science, Technology and Humanities, held on November 2018 in Barcelona. More...

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2191 Higher Education Institutions gathered together in Lima to face the challenges of the region

Guni NetworkThey were invited to the official opening ceremony of the IX Meeting of Networks of Higher Education and Councils of Rectors of Latin America and the Caribbean organized by the UNESCO International Institute for Education in Latin America and the Caribbean (IESALC), with the support of the UNMSM and the National System of Evaluation, Accreditation and Certification of Educational Quality (SINEACE). More...

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54 networks bid to join European Universities pilot

Guni NetworkThe aim behind this initiative is to bring together a new generation of creative Europeans, who are able to cooperate across languages, borders and disciplines to address the big societal challenges and skills shortages that Europe faces. More...

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GUNi welcomes the Academy of Health Sciences (Syria) as an associated institution

Guni NetworkThe Academy of Health Sciences is an academic, not-for-profit, private  institution of higher education established in 2011 in Syria with the charter granted by the Council of Higher Education. The stated aim of the academy is to work in close partnership with the national, regional and international academic entities and institutions on the bases of mutual understanding in addition to provide high education medical studies for students. Currently, Academy of Health Sciences has been running School of Paramedics, School of Nursing and School of Physical Therapy. The academy has adopted a curriculum that emphasizes on academic health and academic teaching. More...

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