Edition 182 - June 2016

In focus

(A)counting the losses on both sides - Sir Peter Scott on the Brexit

The UK's decision to abandon Europe, which is what leaving the European Union amounts to, has come... (+more)

Guest Article - Why do graduates who spent part of their studies abroad get higher wages? Evidence from Germany

by Nicolai Netz and Fabian Kratz. The past decades have witnessed an enormous expansion of progra... (+more)

News from ACA

EP-Nuffic: Turning the Netherlands into a “hub for the permanent exchange of talent”

A recently-released report commissioned by ACA’s Dutch member organisation, EP-Nuffic, tackles a... (+more)

SIU outreach seminar, EEA and Norway Grants- a new period of making a difference through partnerships

The seminar Making a difference - Partnerships in Education, held in Brussels 10 June, provided a pl... (+more)

European Policy

New skills agenda- 10 actions in education equipping Europe for the future

The European Commission has adopted a new Skills Agenda for Europe, as a further policy support meas... (+more)

EU action plan delivering on conditions attracting highly skilled global workforce

The European Commission, on 7 June, presented its Action Plan supporting member states in their effo... (+logon/subscribe for more)

8 weeks 8 stories of inspiring practice across the EU–supporting refugees

  Higher education institutions across the EU are creating initiatives on national, European a... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Member states to receive recommendations on key priorities for education

  Under the European Semester the European Commission has selected 14 member states that are t... (+logon/subscribe for more)

National Education and the Global Context

Student motivations reveal new paths to build sustainable internationalisation strategy

Representing the opinions  of over  43 000 potential international students,  a new... (+more)

Countering the trend – Sweden’s growing international PhD body

While the Swedish foreign student body is dwindling, after the introduction of fees for non-EU ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

The global divide in tertiary education funding & student support across OECD countries

As part of the Education Indicators in Focus publication series, a new OECD study addresses the crit... (+logon/subscribe for more)

News from Open University and FutureLearn: MOOCredits?

The Open University’s social learning platform FutureLearn has launched its first Massive open o... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Germany's applied universities succeed in boosting post-graduation prospects

After ending their studies, nine out of ten master graduates sign an employment contract... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Global student voice to be heard – Bergen Declaration unites unions across boarders

Composed by a student body from around the world the ‘Bergen Declaration‘ sets out to create a g... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Public Tenders and Calls for Proposals in the EU

Call for proposals: APPEAR 6th call – OeaD, ADC

APPEAR is a programme of the Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC) with the aim to implement its ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for proposals- H2020-SwafS-2016-17-ERA Mobility and Career Day

The European Research Area (ERA) priorities underline the importance of an open labour market for ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

H2020-SwafS-07-2016- Science in the European Research Area

While some aspects of open science, such as open access to publications, have become more widely k... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for proposals: H2020-MSCA-IF-2016 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships

The goal of Individual Fellowships is to enhance the creative and innovative potential of experien... (+logon/subscribe for more)

H2020-SwafS-2016-17 - Participatory research and innovation via Science Shops

The Science Shop model of participatory research and innovation has been successful in bringi... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for proposals: SwafS-04-2016 Opening Research Organisations in the European Research Area

This topic focuses on the institutional changes needed to cope with the new interactions between... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for proposals: H2020-MSCA-COFUND-2016- COFUND - Co-funding of Regional, National and International programmes

The COFUND scheme aims to stimulate regional, national or international programmes to foster excel... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Opening soon: MSCA-ITN-2017 Innovative Training Networks

The Innovative Training Networks (ITN) aim to train a new generation of creative, entrepreneurial ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Publications

Liquid Learning and Educational Work - Boundary politics in global transitions

Seddon T. Liquid Learning and Educational Work - Boundary politics in global transitions.  Rout... (+logon/subscribe for more)

DAAD annual statement published: Initiator of internationalization

German Academic Exchange Service. Jahresbericht 2015. Köllen Druck +Verlag GmbH, Bonn. Pages: 123 ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

New IIE eBook - eBook Now Available: Preparing to Study in the USA: 15 Things Every International Student Should Know

Nevadomski Berdan, S., & Goodman, A. E. (2016). Preparing to Study in the USA: 15 Things E... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Universities, Rankings and the Dynamics of Global Higher Education - Perspectives from Asia, Europe and North America

Hertig P. Universities, Rankings and the Dynamics of Global Higher Education. Perspectives from As... (+logon/subscribe for more)

International Perspectives on Teaching Excellence in Higher Education - Improving Knowledge and Practice

Skelton A. International Perspectives on Teaching Excellence in Higher Education - Improving Knowled... (+logon/subscribe for more)

MOOCs in Europe

This peer reviewed report covers a range of themes, such as examples of regional MOOC initiatives,... (+logon/subscribe for more)

New HEPI report - Boys to Men: The underachievement of young men in higher education – and how to start tackling it

Hillman N.; Robinson N. Boys to Men: The underachievement of young men in higher education – and... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Education in Germany 2016 – national report

Autorengruppe Bildungsberichterstattung, Bildung in Deutschland 2016, W. Bertelsmann Verlag, Biele... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Transforming Education in the Gulf Region. Emerging Learning Technologies and Innovative Pedagogy for the 21st Century

Alshahrani K., Ally M. Transforming Education in the Gulf Region. Emerging Learning Technologies a... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Conferences

ACA events 20 - 22 November 2016 ACA Annual Conference 2016: UniverCities. Higher education insti... (+logon/subscribe for more)