Edition 190 - February 2017

News from ACA

Registrations Open: ACA European Policy Seminar - Trump, the Brexit and other unwelcome developments

Already Shakespeare’s Prince Hamlet found that “the time is out of joint”. We too live in ti... (+more)

ACA members on the international refugee crisis

Tackling the international refugee crisis from a (higher) education perspective – either in Euro... (+more)

Study in Europe Fairs in 2017

A consortium comprising ACA, Archimedes Foundation, British Council, Campus France, DAAD... (+more)

Germany and Kenya sign declaration of intent to establish Eastern African-German University of Applied Sciences

Germany and Kenya have signed a declaration of intent to establish an “Eastern African-German Univ... (+more)

Another What’s new in Brussels? kick-started 2017

Just like every year, ACA’s What’s new in Brussels? seminar marked the beginning of a new seas... (+more)

European Policy

New chapter for Erasmus+ Master Loans: First university launches pilot scheme

The Erasmus+ Master Loans Guarantee scheme that launched end of 2015, is expanding further. This t... (+more)

EU Parliament resolution on implementation of Erasmus+

With the release of the resolution, 2 February 2017, on the implementation of Erasmus+ the Europea... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Erasmus+ Annual Report 2015: Higher education in the 2nd year of implementation

The European Commission has published the Erasmus+ Annual Report for 2015, that shows newest ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

ESNsurvey2016-starting a new decade of tracing international student experience

As a major international project of the Erasmus Student Network (ESN), the 11th edition of the ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

MSCA announces next international fellows & seals 2017 call

Selection results are out for the next batch of top tier researchers from across the globe who are... (+logon/subscribe for more)

EURYDICE: Support mechanisms for evidence-based policy-making in education

Eurydice, the European Union’s network for information on education systems and policies, came o... (+logon/subscribe for more)

National Education and the Global Context

International higher education community responds to U.S. barriers on free movement

Since the enforcement of travel bans and suspended admission of refugees, following President Trum... (+more)

Sweden explores a new internationalisation strategy

In Sweden, a new strategy for the internationalisation of higher education is in the making. The gov... (+logon/subscribe for more)

THE Teaching Survey 2017: pedagogy a scholarly priority- beyond bureaucracy, too little preparation and recognition

Times Higher Education (THE) have published the results of their Teaching Survey, conducted in the... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Ireland doubles student say-on period towards internationalisation

Ireland's government has extended the ‘stay on’ period for post graduates at Masters and PhD l... (+logon/subscribe for more)

US–college and university chief academic officers (CAOs) on their own institutions

At the end of January 2017 the Inside Higher Ed released its sixth annual Survey of College and Un... (+logon/subscribe for more)

New German strategy for internationalisation of research, science and education

In February 2017, Angela Merkel’s cabinet of ministers adopted a new strategy (Action Plan) for ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Public Tenders and Calls for Proposals in the EU

Erasmus+ Programme - Call for Proposals 2017

This call for proposals is based on the Regulation (EU) No 1288/2013 of the European Parliament an... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Forward-Looking Cooperation Projects 2017 EACEA

Initiatives for policy innovation' are a strand of Erasmus+ Key Action 3 - Support for Policy Refo... (+logon/subscribe for more)

KA1 – Learning Mobility of Individuals - Erasmus Charter for Higher Education

The Erasmus Charter for Higher Education (ECHE) provides the general quality framework for Europea... (+logon/subscribe for more)

MSCA-RISE-2017: Research and Innovation Staff Exchange

The RISE scheme will promote international and inter-sector collaboration through research and inn... (+logon/subscribe for more)

CALL FOR PROPOSALS– KA 2 – Cooperation for Innovation and Exchange of Good Practices Sector Skills Alliances

European Commission (‘the Commission’) in cooperation with the Education, Audiovisual and Cult... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Policy and international cooperation measures for research infrastructures - H2020-INFRASUPP-2016-2017

In the context of the communication for a reinforced ERA partnership for excellence and growth[1],... (+logon/subscribe for more)

MSCA National Contact Points - MSCA-NCP-2017

The objective of this call is to Facilitate trans-national co-operation between National Contact P... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for Proposals – EEA Grants Scholarship Programme - professional visits action (Hungary

The call for Professional Visits action for EEA Financial Mechanism 2009-2014 Scholarship programm... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Publications

Eurydice Structural Indicators on Higher Education in Europe – Thematic Overviews

European Commission/EACEA/Eurydice, 2016. Structural Indicators on Higher Education in Europe – ... (+more)

OECD- Boosting Skills for Greener Jobs in Flanders, Belgium

OECD (2017) Boosting Skills for Greener Jobs in Flanders, Belgium. OECD Publishing Paris. DOI:10.1... (+more)

Culturally Responsive Teaching and Reflection in Higher Education

Voogd C. S., Chhabra M., Jones A. M., Spragg D., Culturally Responsive Teaching and Reflection in ... (+more)

e-Learning Ecologies - Principles for New Learning and Assessment

Cope B., Kalantzis M., e-Learning Ecologies - Principles for New Learning and Assessment. Routledg... (+more)

ERA progress report 2016

Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, European Commission. European Research Area Progr... (+more)

Disability as Diversity in Higher Education - Policies and Practices to Enhance Student Success

Kim E., Aquino C. K., Disability as Diversity in Higher Education - Policies and Practices to Enhanc... (+more)

Creating an online community of action researchers

Council of Europe- Creating an online community of action researchers Huber J., et al. Creating an... (+more)

Mapping Generation Z: Attitudes Toward International Education Programs

Banov H, Kammerer A, Salciute I., Mapping Generation Z: Attitudes Toward International Education P... (+more)

Conferences

ACA events 30 March2017 European policy seminar 2 – “The future of internationalisation in a ... (+more)