25 décembre 2013

Rétrospective 2013 du Commissariat général à la stratégie et à la prospective

http://profile.ak.fbcdn.net/hprofile-ak-ash1/276560_155924487769724_1834709164_q.jpgLes vingt évènements marquants de l’année 2013 du Commissariat général à la stratégie et à la prospective : création, nominations, publications, Quelle France dans 10 ans ?, Journées du patrimoine, etc. Cliquez sur chacune des images de cette rétrospective et retrouvez les articles correspondants. Suite...

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Un voyage dans le temps : Le travail en 2053

Carif Oref Midi-PyrénéesPour son quarantième anniversaire, l'Anact, l'Agence nationale pour l'amélioration des conditions de travail, se projette dans 40 ans, avec ce numéro de la revue Travail et Changement intitulé "Le travail en 2053". Tous les interlocuteurs de l'Anact se sont livrés à cet exercice inédit de prospective et de mise en situation : la direction de l'Agence, les partenaires sociaux, des experts prospectivistes, le ministre du Travail, les entreprises qui réussissent à lier passé et présent pour nous rapprocher d'un futur possible des conditions de travail. 
Travail et Changement, Anact, n° 352, novembre-décembre 2013

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24 décembre 2013

SEEKING A ROADMAP TO BECOMING WORLD CLASS: Strategic Planning at Peking University

HomeBy Xie Guangkuan. Strategic planning plays an important but sometimes controversial role in higher education. This paper examines how strategic planning works in Chinese universities, using Peking University as a case study. This essay discusses the rationale for why Peking University (PKU) decided to pursue status as a world-class university along with objectives and value of its various strategic plans beginning in the 1990s. These plans have had four main roles at Peking University: as a means to periodically alter the development path or "roadmap" of the university; as a method to gain or "accelerate resources" largely from government; as a way to communicate with the business community, alumni and other stakeholders regarding the aspirations and needs of the university; and as a tool to engage central government leaders in the future of the university. 
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22 décembre 2013

Education and Training in Europe 2020. Responses from the EU Member States

Education and Training in Europe 2020. Responses from the EU Member States 
This report presents a focused comparative analysis of national responses to the Europe 2020 priorities in the field of education and training. It concentrates on recent and forthcoming national reforms across several thematic areas that have a direct relevance to the Europe 2020 strategy: early school leaving, higher education, youth employment and vocational education and training and lifelong learning.

Date of publication: 12 December 2013

Full version: en

Europe 2020: National examples: en

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21 décembre 2013

Une étude sur l'économie de la Métropole Aix-Marseille Provence

Une étude sur l'économie de la Métropole Aix-Marseille ProvenceL'Insee Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur vient de publier une étude sur le développement économique de la Métropole Aix-Marseille Provence, intitulée "Métropole Aix- Marseille Provence : Les services présentiels qualifiés, moteur du développement économique".

Elle fait le point sur le développement des emplois de service présentiels entre 2004 et 2011.

L'étude est consultable sur le site internet de l'Insee Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

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18 décembre 2013

EC launches Horizon 2020 with first calls for projects

LogoFollowing the recent approval of the Horizon 2020 research programme (2014-2020) by the European Parliament and Council of the EU (member states), the European Commission has published on 11 December the first calls for proposals under Horizon 2020. The Commission noted that the competitive calls in the 2014 budget would be worth €7.8 billion and funding would be focused on the three key pillars of Horizon 2020.

  • Excellent Science: Around €3 billion, including €1.7 billion for grants from the European Research Council for top scientists and €800 million for Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellowships for younger researchers.
  • Industrial Leadership: €1.8 billion to support Europe's industrial leadership in areas like ICT, nanotechnologies, advanced manufacturing, robotics, biotechnologies and space.
  • Societal challenges: €2.8 billion for innovative projects addressing Horizon 2020's seven societal challenges.

While most of the calls (from the 2014 Budget) have now been published the EC noted further calls would be published throughout the year. The funding opportunities and related reference documents (such as the Model Grant Agreement) for Horizon 2020 are set out on the Horizon 2020 participants portal. More...

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Horizon 2020 > Le programme est lancé

Logo AmueLundi 16 décembre 2013, Geneviève Fioraso a lancé le nouveau programme cadre pour la recherche et l'innovation Horizon 2020. Ce programme de financement de l'Union européenne couvre l'ensemble de la chaîne de l'innovation, de l’idée jusqu’au marché. Avec 79 milliards d'euros, les crédits orientés vers la recherche et l'innovation ont augmenté de 20 % par rapport au 7ème programme cadre.

En savoir + > Horizon 2020 > Lancement du programme européen

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08 décembre 2013

Tough love and a plan for the future – CSPC panel recap

http://www.universityaffairs.ca/images/BlogTheBlackHole.pngBy David Kent. As our readers know, we ran a panel discussion last month in Toronto at the 5th Annual Canadian Science Policy Conference. It was a packed room and the panel featured heated exchanges at some points (even between panellists!). Many diverse opinions were shared, pointing to a clear need for academic-training reform. Chris Corkery began by representing the Canadian Association of Postdoctoral Scholars and their recent survey findings from ~20% of Canadian postdoctoral scholars. This launched the panel discussion by showing that early career researchers in the postdoctoral stage were a growing cohort of young bright minds in their mid-30s who aspired to becoming career researchers, but found themselves in a temporary holding zone when it came to career options. More...

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U.S. Seeks Experiments on New Models of Higher Ed

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/all/themes/ihecustom/logo.jpgThe Obama administration is moving ahead with plans to waive certain federal student aid rules for a limited number of colleges that want to experiment with competency-based education and other innovative forms of higher education. Officials are soliciting suggestions on what those experiments should look like, according to a notice set to be published in the Federal Register this week. Read more...

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Whole New World

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/all/themes/ihecustom/logo.jpgBy Carl Straumsheim. A decade is an eternity in the ed-tech world. A draft of a report on academic freedom and electronic communications, updated for the first time since 2004, shows the American Association of University Professors is moving to extend its protection of faculty rights to keep up with advances in technology. The report, currently in draft form, contains thoughts on topics ranging from social media to cloud computing and cybersecurity, recommending a strong model of shared governance to ensure that faculty members are informed about and involved in solving technology issues. Read more...

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