23 septembre 2017

Recognizing excellence: Sharing best practice in literacy

Three programmes featured in UNESCO’s Effective Literacy and Numeracy Practices Database (LitBase) are among the projects recognized by the 2017 UNESCO International Literacy Prizes.
LitBase, an online platform administered by the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL), is an important tool for the global promotion of literacy as an integral part of lifelong learning. The collection of more than 220 comprehensive case studies from more than 70 countries provides examples of effectively designed and delivered programmes that develop literacy and numeracy, with the aim of disseminating and inspiring best practice. More...

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22 septembre 2017

Educational Excellence: China’s New Export

China is beginning to establish a significant international presence in the educational world. An article in the Canadian Globe and Mail by Nathan Vanderklippe reports that primary schools in the United Kingdom are planning to import mathematics textbooks from China. More...

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Teaching Excellence Framework Shakes UK Higher Education

The publication of the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) rating in the UK has caused surprise and consternation in many universities and higher education providers.
The exercise was carried out by the Higher Education Funding Council for England although it did include some universities in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. More...

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India and Russia Establish Center of Excellence

Best Masters Degrees & Masters Programs 2017/2018Russia and India will collaborate to build the new Center for General Engineering and Technical Training at Ranchi-based Heavy Engineering Corporation (HEC). More...

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20 septembre 2017

Awarding – and imagining – teaching excellence

Education & Skills TodayTonight, the winners of the Higher Education Academy’s newly launched Global Teaching Excellence Award will be announced. The award is a milestone in advancing the higher education agenda. More...

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Regional universities a new focus of research excellence

By Suvendrini Kakuchi. A Japanese government plan to set up world-class centres for basic research in regional universities will strengthen its international competitiveness and narrow the gaping divide between Japan’s elite research institutions and regional universities. More...

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19 septembre 2017

Luxembourg announces two excellent schemes for researchers from abroad

The Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) is pleased to announce its FNR ATTRACT programme open to future research leaders (levels R2-R3) who have an excellent track record and between two and eight years of experience after their doctorate. The FNR ATTRACT grant offers them the opportunity to set up their own research team within one of the country’s research institutions in domains of strategic relevance. Candidates are offered a 5-year grant of 1.5 – 2 million euros, depending on their level of seniority (FNR ATTRACT Starting or Consolidator Grants), plus a tenure track with in-built promotion. More...

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Excellence, synergies and alignment: Lamy Group sketches out future EU research and innovation programme

EUA has responded today to the "Fab - Lab -App" report of the High Level Group of leading experts chaired by Pascal Lamy, President Emeritus of the Jacques Delors Institute. Created by the European Commission in December 2016 to explore new ways to maximize the impact of EU Research and Innovation Programmes, the High Level Group formulated 11 recommendations, among them a call for doubling the EU investment in research and innovation, linking it strongly to the future of Europe. The report was presented on 3 July in Brussels at the conference Research & Innovation – Shaping our Future. More...

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15 septembre 2017

Bourses d'excellence Eole 2017 pour la mobilité vers les Pays-Bas - Session d'automne

Le Réseau Franco-Néerlandais accorde des bourses de mobilité destinées à des étudiants en master et à des doctorants, toutes disciplines confondues, pour un séjour d'études, de recherches ou un stage aux Pays-Bas.  Date limite de réception des candidatures : 9 octobre 2017. Ces bourses sont attribuées sur la base d'une sélection stricte des meilleurs projets. Plus...

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31 juillet 2017

Models of Excellence 2017

University Business LogoBy Melissa Ezarik. We created Models of Excellence in 2015, as the definition of student success took on new meaning. More...

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