Edition 50 - June 2005

News from ACA

Outcomes of the ACA conference: "The other side of mobility"

ACA’s latest international conference took place in Stockholm on 12-14 June. The event was hosted ... (+more)

Marie Curie Information and Consulting Service at TPF Hungary extended

The European Commission contract, given to the Tempus Public Foundation (Hungary) to operate the Mar... (+more)

Registrations open for the Australian International Education Conference 2005

Registrations for the Australian International Education Conference, taking place at the Gold Coast ... (+more)

DAAD programmes featured by IIEPassport – when will your programmes be promoted?

Germany and the programmes of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) were recently featured by ... (+more)

Australian Vice-Chancellors travel abroad to further higher education – Coming to Europe in July 2005

In recent months the Australian Vice-Chancellor's Committee (AVCC) has travelled abroad and met with... (+more)

European Policy Seminar: English-Taught Programmes and Language Policy in European Higher Education

Registrations are open for the third European Policy seminar of this year "Between Babel and An... (+more)

European Policy

EU supports Russia in Bologna process

The 15th EU-Russia Summit in Moscow highlighted the importance of close cooperation in education tra... (+more)

Commissioner Figel’ emphasizes vocation education training in Helsinki

Key note speaker, Commission Figel’ took the opportunity of the 38th WorldSkills competition to hi... (+more)

Council conclusions on new indicators in education and training

On 23 - 24 May 2005 in Brussels, EU Ministers of Education adopted conclusions on education and... (+more)

Research in Europe: an update on the research base of European Universities and the new audiovisual information portal of the Union

Research in Europe is a constantly evolving environment with complex needs and many audiences to ser... (+more)

EU research funding in jeopardy: Emerging research and financial policy in Europe

In April 2005, the European Commission published proposals for the new Seventh Framework Programme f... (+more)

Commission launches i2010: What impact will ICT policy have on education and training?

In June 2005, the European Commission launched i2010 – A European Information Society for growth a... (+more)

National Education and the Global Context

UK - Student visa price rise: implications and opposing perspectives

The Education Guardian reports that University heads reacted angrily to the government's decision to... (+more)

Sweden – New degree structure proposed

The Swedish government recently presented an education bill entitled "New world - new universit... (+more)

Hungary - New law in higher education to reform tertiary education and HE institutions / Grants from Norway for further development

The new law on higher education was passed by the Hungarian Parliament in May 2005. It reforms the s... (+more)

A “rising light”? Funds for “German Ivy League” finally approved

The 24 June 2005 was “a good day for German Science” according to the German Chancellor Gerhard ... (+more)

France - New Education Minister / new regulation on joint degrees

After the French no to the European constitution, the French Government has been « reshuffled&... (+more)

Public Tenders and Calls for Proposals in the EU

Call for expressions of interest by EPSO - Database of contract agents

The European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO), on behalf of the European Institutions and of the Co... (+more)

EU Higher Education Reforms (Lisbon Strategy and Bologna Process)

To contribute to the reform process in Higher Education Deadline: 16 August 2005 Web: http://europ... (+more)

EU – Vietnam: Small Projects Facility in Economic Co-operation

An initiative by the European Commission to promote civil society dialogue and mutual understanding ... (+more)

6th Framework Programme - ICT

Integrating and Strengthening the European Research Area – ICT - Access to and preservation of cul... (+more)

6th Framework Programme – Research training networks

Marie Curie Research Training Networks; Host Fellowships for Early Stage Research; Transfer of Knowl... (+more)

6th Framework Programme – Science and society dialogue

Structuring the European Research Area - Stepping up the science-society dialogue and women in scien... (+more)

Socrates general call for proposals 2006

Two basic types of actions: "centralised Actions" which are run by the Commission and the ... (+more)

Publications

The Corporate Corruption of Higher Education

(2005) Washburn, J.  This book is a critique, by a journalist, of the links between corpor... (+more)

The economics or where to go, when to go, and how to pay for it

(2004) Hoxby, C. ed. This volume analyzes how students make choices about attending college and univ... (+more)

OECD - Education Policy Analysis - 2004 Edition

(2005) OECD Centre for Educational Research and Innovation Education & Skills The 2004 edition ... (+more)

OECD - E-learning in Tertiary Education: Where Do We Stand?

(2005) OECD Centre for Educational Research and Innovation Education & SkillsE-learning is becom... (+more)

The European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop) Work programme 2005

Cedefop is an agency of the European Union. The work programme 2005 offered here for free reflects t... (+more)

Internationalization of Higher Education: Foreign students in Germany, German students abroad

This study produced by German Federal Ministry of Education and Research on the internationalization... (+more)

Conferences

Upcoming conferences: July - February 2006

26 June to 10 JulyEurope – A New Global Player?The New Knowledge Society on the Move - Mainz and B... (+more)