30 août 2019

Women, men and trade unions (From the Immediate Past President, Advocate 26 02)

Australian unions are now in the forefront of taking on the community-wide scourge of men’s violence against women, and making the connections between gender-based violence in and outside the home. More...

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Usernames & passwords on NTEU sites (Advocate 26 02)

Confused about your usernames and passwords for accessing NTEU services? You’re not alone! The main point to remember is the Member Advantage system is completely separate to NTEU’s Membership Record system. Therefore, you need separate usernames and passwords to access each one. More...

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New & improved member benefits website (Advocate 26 02)

The website for Member Advantage, our membership benefits provider, has undergone a huge makeover. This means which means the way NTEU members login to use the service has changed. An email with a one-time login link was sent to all members on Wednesday 29 May. More...

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Inclusion via education: integrating refugees in German society

Screenshot-2018-5-3 EAIEFor a year spanning 2015–2016, Europe experienced sudden and massive arrivals of migrants and refugees, quickly dubbed a 'crisis' by the media. As of 2019, host countries in Europe are still dealing with the aftermath. But Germany has quickly risen to the fore for its initial welcome and the innovative approaches it has taken to accommodating the arrival of newcomers four years ago. Based on interviews conducted in the summer of 2019 as part of an intensive two-week study tour that explored the integration of refugees into German higher education, this blog post will briefly discuss Germany's approach to integration through higher education and how this has made for a German higher education landscape that is more inclusive of refugees. More...

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Breaking the silence: encompassing Roma voices in Europe

Screenshot-2018-5-3 EAIEInternational academic mobility is often preoccupied with selected forms of exclusion, particularly those defined by race. When it comes to study abroad involving US students, this focus unintentionally reinforces notions of American exceptionalism, as if the conditions of the United States – in which race is the default distinction – are of global significance. But projecting the fractures within US society beyond its borders creates a myopic and sometimes distorted view of the realities of other regions. In Europe, for example, significant minorities become barely visible if viewed through the lens of race. More...

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Encompassing all voices: the 2019 Conference Conversation Starter

Screenshot-2018-5-3 EAIEThe 2019 EAIE Conference in Helsinki is nearly upon us, and as you prepare to travel, network, and learn with us, we hope you’ll also take full advantage of the opportunity to reflect purposefully on the theme that brings us together this year: ‘Encompassing all voices’. To inspire you and to whet your appetite for discussion in Helsinki on all the ways that matters of voice, identity and inclusion require our urgent attention, this week we’re launching the 2019 Conference Conversation Starter. More...

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A new era of excellence: the 2019 EAIE Award winners

Screenshot-2018-5-3 EAIEAccording to Aristotle, "Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution." This year's recipients of the EAIE Awards are a fantastic example of how tireless work, dedication and commitment make a positive difference in internationalisation. More...

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7 challenges to becoming data-driven

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Each year universities seem to need to make more and more decisions, from the simplest ones such as where to recruit the next cohort of students, to more complex ones such as which new courses to introduce or how to internationalise. Data can play an important role in informing these decisions. More...

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EAIE New Knowledge Alert: August 2019

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The summer wouldn’t be complete without a celebration, and this year we had reason to take note of a very special birthday: the 20th anniversary of the Bologna Process. This auspicious occasion was marked on 24-25 June with an event in Bologna that featured a series of addresses touching on such core themes as civic values, student-centred learning, the labour market of the future, the role of higher education in providing leadership for sustainable development, and the social dimensions of higher education. More...

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Myths and realities about global citizenship

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Global citizenship seems to have become a buzzword in the internationalisation of higher education. It is used in all sorts of ways – in promotional texts, in educational goals, in articles on internationalisation – and it seems that the term is open to many interpretations. More...

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