Edition 57 - January 2006

News from ACA

EURODATA - student mobility in European higher education

ACA is pleased to announce that its latest publication, the EURODATA mobility report, has just come ... (+more)

Destination Europe? ACA Conference 2006 in Bergen

The Academic Cooperation Association (ACA) is proud to announce its 2006 conference: Destination E... (+more)

ACA and ESMU cease to provide technical assistance to Socrates, Leonardo da Vinci and Youth

What had been announced for a long time has now become reality: the Education, Audiovisual and Cultu... (+more)

New ACA project - Erasmus Mundus alumni association

During 2006 ACA will work to design an Erasmus Mundus Alumni Association. The project aims to create... (+more)

DAAD and Chinese Ministry of Education sign new programme for excellence

DAAD Vice President Max G. Huber and the Head of the International Department of the Chinese Ministr... (+more)

European Policy

European Innovation Scoreboard reveals that innovation is lagging in the EU

The fifth edition of the European Innovation Scoreboard (EIS), relating to the year 2005, was publis... (+more)

European Commission calls for nominations for the 2006 René Descartes Prizes

The European Commission has opened up nominations for the 2006 René Descartes Prizes. The nominat... (+more)

Austrian Presidency outlines priorities for education

The December 2005 edition of ‘ACA Newsletter - Education Europe’ outlined the joint priorities o... (+more)

EU-25 expenditure for research and development stagnates

The EU is still far from meeting the Lisbon strategy aim of spending 3% of its gross domestic produc... (+more)

European Parliament rejects EU budget proposal

The ‘high note’ that surrounded the end of the UK Presidency late last year, with an agreement o... (+more)

Less money for EU education and research?

The European Parliament’s rejection of the Council’s budget proposal 2007-2013 (see above) is no... (+more)

Implementing the "Education and Training 2010" work programme - National Reports available

The 2005 national interim reports on the progress achieved in the implementation of the Education an... (+more)

European Commission publishes its contribution to Bologna

The European Commission has just published a paper outlining its contribution to the Bologna Process... (+more)

National Education and the Global Context

World Bank approves fund to help expand Mexico’s tertiary education sector

The World Bank’s Board of Directors approved a loan of $171 million for Mexico to expand student a... (+more)

OECD: reports on equity in education in Norway and Sweden

The Directorate for Education, part of the OECD, has just published reports on equity in education (... (+more)

Dutch Education Council: Two cycle academic structure has adverse effects on international mobility

The bachelor-master structure is having an adverse effect on international mobility. This is th... (+more)

Bush administration announces plans to internationalise American higher education

The Bush administration, at a conference  on international education, announced a package of me... (+more)

Germany: extra funding for “elite universities” to come soon

Readers of  ACA Newsletter - Education Europe will recall that the Germany’s federal and stat... (+more)

OECD releases policy brief on eLearning

In response to the ever-growing eLearning industry within higher education, the OECD has released a ... (+more)

Small countries discuss implications of having just one university

On 16 January in Luxembourg, ministers and rectors from those countries with just one single un... (+more)

New global network of elite research universities

The Universities of Oxford and Cambridge in the UK, the University of Copenhagen in Denmark and the ... (+more)

Public Tenders and Calls for Proposals in the EU

The Annual Asia – Europe Workshop Series 2006/2007

The European Alliance for Asian Studies and the Asia-Europe Foundation welcome proposals for worksho... (+more)

Jean Monnet Action and Support for Study and Research Centres 2006

The Jean Monnet Action and the Support for Study and Research Centres have the objective to stimulat... (+more)

Publications

European glossary on education: Educational institutions

European Glossary on Education, Volume 2: Educational institutions (Second edition)Eurydice, 2005, 2... (+more)

European approaches to credit (transfer) systems in VET

European Approaches to Credit (Transfer) Ssystems in VET: an Assessment of the Applicability of Exis... (+more)

Perceptions of student price-responsiveness

Perceptions of student price-responsiveness; A behavioural economics exploration of the relationship... (+more)

A new publication on trends and developments in student mobility

International Mobility in Finnish Education – Trends and Developments in Tertiary and Secondary Ed... (+more)

The European higher education and research landscape 2020

The European higher education and research landscape 2020 - scenarios and strategic debatesEndersm J... (+more)

A resource directory for educational and cultural exchange

2005 Edition of the International Exchange Locator:  A Resource Directory for Educational and C... (+more)

Student Success: First issue of a new publication from the US Education Policy Institute

Student Success Education Policy Institute, January 2006, PDF The first issue of Student Success,&... (+more)

Conferences

Upcoming Conferences January - September 2006

29-31 January 2006Internationalisation: Going from local to global, Copenhagen Business Schoo... (+more)