Edition 159 - July 2014

News from ACA

The 43rd European Policy Seminar: Improving undergraduate education in Europe: liberal arts and science colleges

The 43rd ACA European Policy Seminar is taking place on 9 October 2014 in Brussels and it is dedicat... (+more)

ACA Open Access Even More Open!

As already announced earlier, the Academic Cooperation Association (ACA) is opening up its knowledge... (+more)

New Report from IIE Looks at International Students at U.S. High Schools

A new report published by the Institute of International Education, "Charting New Pathways to H... (+more)

Erasmus mobility: top 10 of French universities

Since 2008, the Europe-Education-Formation France Agency (2e2f) has been publishing the list of the ... (+more)

European Policy

The what’s, the who’s and the where’s of Erasmus 2012-13

The steady yearly increase in the overall number of Erasmus beneficiaries continues, according to th... (+more)

ETER: One-stop-shop for data on higher education

There is never enough, and never good enough data on European higher education. But attempts are alw... (+logon/subscribe for more)

New CULT Committee of the European Parliament

This month the newly elected MEPs were allocated seats in the committees of the ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

European Commission: a study on cost-sharing in higher education

This month the European Commission has published a report which looks into how public and private fu... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Capacity builders of Europe, unite!

Sharing is caring.  In particular if it is knowledge that is shared.  Throughout the seve... (+logon/subscribe for more)

National Education and the Global Context

OBHE study: Transnational education vs international student mobility: Substitutes or distinct markets?

While the provision of transnational education (TNE) is growing globally through outsourced programm... (+more)

Number of international students in Germany on the rise

The number of foreign students in Germany rose to an all-time high of 282 000 in 2013 and is ex... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Spain to go beyond Erasmus mobility

Spain has recently removed the entrance exam (Selectividad) as an enrolment requirement for intern... (+logon/subscribe for more)

The Netherlands: A new vision for smarter, more creative and entrepreneurial workforce

Dutch Minister of Education, Culture and Science, Jet Bussemaker, has announced this month the gover... (+logon/subscribe for more)

PASET: a new partnership for quality education in Sub-Saharan Africa

A new partnership in support of education in Sub-Saharan Africa was established on 12 June among 12 ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

UK: New Minister for Universities and Science

In the recent government reshuffle Greg Clark replaced David Willets as Minister of State for Univer... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Turkey: YOK as in NO?

One of the words for ‘no’ in Turkish is yok. Interestingly, YOK is also the acronym of the Counc... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Brazil without Borders

Science without Borders, the Brazilian Scientific Mobility Undergraduate Programme, will enter its s... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Germany: Bafög increase, National strategy on ERA

State–aid for students “Bafög” increased in Germany The German government raised the level o... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Public Tenders and Calls for Proposals in the EU

CLOSING SOON: Call for proposals: COS-ENTEDU-2014-4-06 - Entrepreneurship Education (Pan-European Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative)

The call aims to support entrepreneurial education and training, to boost the growth and business cr... (+logon/subscribe for more)

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: H2020-INFRAIA-2014-2015 - INTEGRATING AND OPENING RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURES OF EUROPEAN INTEREST

An Integrating Activity will mobilise a comprehensive consortium of several research infrastructures... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for Tenders: EAC/08/2014 - Network of experts on the social dimension of education and training

The overall objective of this contract is to contribute to the improvement of European-level policy ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for Tenders: EAC/10/2014 - Study on measuring the contribution of higher education to innovation capacity in the EU

While the links between higher education and innovation policies are increasing, a lack of data and ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for Tenders: EAC/11/2014 - Feasibility study and technical specification on the development of a citizen tool for transversal skills

Transversal skills such as entrepreneurship, digital, or foreign languages, are often gained in an i... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for Tenders: EAC/09/2014 - Service Provider for the Erasmus+ Student and Alumni Association

A service contract to provide services and support to a new alumni association, the Erasmus+ Student... (+logon/subscribe for more)

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: H2020-GARRI-2014-1 – CALL FOR DEVELOPING GOVERNANCE FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF RESPONSIBLE RESEARCH AND INNOVATION

Current research and innovation system do not routinely take into account RRI requirements. Systemic... (+logon/subscribe for more)

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: H2020-SEAC-2014-1: MAKING SCIENCE EDUCATION AND CAREERS ATTRACTIVE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE: RESPONSIBLE RESEARCH AND INNOVATION IN HIGHER EDUCATION CURRICULA

This topic will raise the importance and uptake of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) in Euro... (+logon/subscribe for more)

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: H2020-GERI-2014-1 - PROMOTING GENDER EQUALITY IN RESEARCH AND INNOVATION / IMPACT OF GENDER DIVERSITY ON RESEARCH & INNOVATION

Gender diversity in teams and organisations has not been systemically analysed. Therefore, the propo... (+logon/subscribe for more)

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: ERC-2014-ADG - ERC ADVANCED GRANT

Advanced Grants are designed to support excellent Principal Investigators at the career stage at whi... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Publications

Engaging University Students: International Insights from System-Wide Studies

H. Coates, A.C. McCormick (Eds.). 'Engaging University Students: International Insights from System-... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Emerging International Dimensions in East Asian Higher Education

Yonezawa, A., Kitamura, Y., Meerman, A., Kuroda, K. (Eds.). 'Emerging International Dimensions in Ea... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Academic Migration, Discipline Knowledge and Pedagogical Practice: Voices from the Asia-Pacific

Mason, Colina, Rawlings-Sanaei, Felicity (Eds.).'Academic Migration, Discipline Knowledge and Pedago... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Developing the Global Student: Higher education in an era of globalization

David  Killick. 'Developing the Global Student: Higher education in an era of globalizatio... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Access to Education in Europe: A Framework and Agenda for System Change

Downes, P. 'Access to Education in Europe: A Framework and Agenda for System Change'. Springer. 2014... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Lessons from area-based initiatives in education and training

NESET. "Lessons from area-based initiatives in education and training". European Union. Ju... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Conferences

Upcoming ACA events: 9 October 2014 43rd ACA European Policy Seminar: 'Improving under... (+logon/subscribe for more)