13 octobre 2019

Launch of the publication "Implementing the 2030 Agenda at Higher Education Institutions: Challenges and Responses"

Guni Network· The 2nd meeting of the GUNi Group of Experts on SDGs and Higher Education and presentation of its last publication was celebrated on the 3rd and 4th of October 2019 and gathered over 85 people at the Ateneu Barcelonès in Barcelona.
· This publication focuses on the obstacles that Higher Education institutions encounter when implementing the Sustainable Developement Goals and offers some clues as to what some higher education institutions do to overcome them. It includes regional and institutional approaches to sustainable development and it offers a picture of how some higher education institutions can, and do, embed sustainable development in their core missions.
· GUNi will hold a second edition of the GUNi International Conference on Sustainable Development Goals and Higher Education, to be celebrated in Barcelona on the 5th and 6th March 2020. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 22:28 - - Permalien [#]


A meeting with the Prime Minister - securing Czech support for Minority SafePack

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"On the 11th of October, a delegation of the Federal Union of European Nationalities (FUEN) visited Prague, the capital city of the Czech Republic. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 22:25 - - Permalien [#]

The Non-Kin-State Working Group’s Annual Meeting starts next week in Romania

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"Digitalisation and media open up many opportunities for minority groups, but there are also new challenges associated with them: Which measures need to be taken to offer applications and digital media contents in small languages? Where do the opportunities lie? How can barriers be surpassed? Those amongst other questions are going to be addressed at the three-day meeting hosted by the Arman Community of Romania. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 22:24 - - Permalien [#]

One more win for European minorities before the Court of Justice of the EU

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"The promoters of the Minority SafePack European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) were vindicated for the second time by the European Court of Justice in a case brought against it by Romania. On June 28 2017, the country brought proceedings before the Court seeking the annulment of the Commission’s decision to register the ECI. The decision of the General Court confirms that the European Commission took the right decision when – also following a previous ruling of the Court – it gave the ECI the green light. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 22:22 - - Permalien [#]

Media Release: Murdoch University attempts to “shoot the messenger”

The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) today condemned Murdoch University for taking unprecedented legal action against one of its own staff after he blew the whistle. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 20:58 - - Permalien [#]


Notice to NTEU Members of a Post-Election Report

The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) is required to make a Report after it conducts an election for the NTEU. IT has done say about a recent election [E2019/22].  In that Report, the AEC considers that Rule 72.15 is difficult to interpret or apply. The Union’s Rules are here.  https://www.nteu.org.au/myunion/about_us/rules. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 20:57 - - Permalien [#]

Ten tools for managing an international office

Screenshot-2018-5-3 EAIEIn this blog post, we will briefly introduce you to ten tried and true management tools that can make all the difference in managing your international office. We’ll be elaborating on these tools in our course at the upcoming EAIE Autumn Academy in Budapest, but in the meantime, here are some tips to get you started. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 20:46 - - Permalien [#]

How to personalise your digital higher education marketing

Screenshot-2018-5-3 EAIEAcademic staff know exactly which students will be the best match for their programme. This fact and the related data enable us to deploy the services of marketers for marketing purposes in an even more efficient way. We need to work like a recruitment agency – each vacancy has a specific job profile. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 20:45 - - Permalien [#]

Expanding the story to encompass all voices

Screenshot-2018-5-3 EAIEThe Closing Plenary of the 2019 EAIE Conference brought the week full circle in its discussion of the conference theme of ‘encompassing all voices’. Aminata Cairo, Lector of Inclusive Education at The Hague University of Applied Science, shared with the audience the details of her multi-layered identity as a former Dutch citizen and current US citizen with roots in Suriname. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 20:44 - - Permalien [#]

Mixing many forms of excellence: the European Universities Initiative

Screenshot-2018-5-3 EAIEThe field of international higher education is abuzz with talk of the European Universities Initiative, but opinions differ on the best approach. How can the push towards European Universities strike a balance between the excellence of top-tier institutions on the one hand and inclusion of a wide variety of voices on the other – or is the apparent tension between these two dynamics a mere illusion? The EAIE Debate at the 31st Annual Conference and Exhibition in Helsinki discusses how we can blend Europe's diverse skillsets and perspectives to redefine our notions of what makes a university 'excellent'. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 20:43 - - Permalien [#]