Edition 188 - December 2016

News from ACA

ACA in 2016: Preparing for 2020

Approaching the end of 2016, it is again time to take a look at the past achievements and future o... (+more)

OECD-EC HEInnovate Country Review and Report, Hungary – Dissemination Event

The final dissemination event of the OECD HEInnovate Hungarian country review was held in Budape... (+more)

DAAD celebrates – IIE Europe Award & 10th anniversary of the International Academy

DAAD rounds off the year with plenty of reasons to celebrate. The DAAD has been awarded with the... (+more)

IIE releases 2017 directory on scholarships and funding for US study opportunities

The Institute of International Education (IIE) has published the 2017 edition of its annual prin... (+more)

European Policy

Mobility Scoreboard launched – EU-wide mobility landscape at a glance

The jointly developed Mobility Scoreboard, by Eurydice and CEDEFOP, has this month been launched b... (+more)

FLASH NEWS! Switzerland back in Horizon 2020 as of 2017

As of 01 January 2017, Switzerland is again participating fully in the entire Horizon 2020 program... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Setting out a EU vision for ‘Improving & Modernising Education’

The European commission has released a communication to the European parliament, the council, the Eu... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Commission launches Digital Skills & Jobs Coalition

The European Commission hand in hand with member states, enterprises, societal partners, education p... (+logon/subscribe for more)

EU budget 2017: raised support for youth employment & growth

The European Parliament has approved next year’s budget 2017, which among its key priorities parti... (+logon/subscribe for more)

National Education and the Global Context

Launch of eQuATIC tool - reveals quality of international partnerships

This month saw the official launch of eQuATIC (Online Quality Assurance Tool for International C... (+more)

Netherlands establishes standalone Associate Degrees

The Netherlands is upgrading its Associate Degrees (AD) giving them an independent status in the hig... (+logon/subscribe for more)

New China-UK Association for Humanities delivers 12 HE partnerships

A new initiative to advance cultural and educational exchange, as well as student mobility emerged t... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Denmark hands over Higher Education to new ‘minister of the future’

Denmark has appointed this month a new minster of Higher Education and Science, with Søren Pind off... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Sweden: 10-year research plan to take on societal challenges & innovation

Sweden’s government this month released its newest research policy bill that, in a 10 year perspec... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Report reveals where Africa’s international mobility is heading

A new Campus France study, that draws on UNESCO 2013 and French government data, shows emerging patt... (+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)

MSCA-ITN-2017 Innovative Training Networks

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

Call for proposals: Framework Partnership Agreement with a European policy network on teachers and school leaders

The call aims to support a Europe-wide network of relevant organisations to promote co-operation and... (+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)

Call for applications: Action Austria – Slovakia

Within this call, by the Slovak Academic Information Agency (SAIA,) students/PhD students and resear... (+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 innov... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Now Open: 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, th... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Opening Soon: MSCA National Contact Points - MSCA-NCP-2017

Opening Soon: MSCA National Contact Points - MSCA-NCP-2017 The objective of this call is to Facil... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Publications

The Civic University: The Policy and Leadership Challenges

Goddard, J., Hazelkorn, E., Kempton, L., & Vallance, P. (Eds.) (2016). The Civic University: T... (+more)

Getting Skills Right: Sweden

OECD, Getting skills right: assessing and anticipating changing skill needs. vols. Paris: OECD, 20... (+more)

Horizon 2020 Monitoring Report 2015

European Commission Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, Directorate A - Policy Develo... (+more)

EUA Member Consultation A Contribution To The Erasmus+ Mid-Term Review

Gaebel M., Stoeber H., EUA Member Consultation A Contribution To The Erasmus+ Mid-Term Review, Eur... (+more)

Internationalization of Higher Education in East Asia - Trends of student mobility and impact on education governance

Ka-Ho Mok, Kar Ming Yu, Internationalization of Higher Education in East Asia - Trends of student ... (+more)

International Faculty in Higher Education - Comparative Perspectives on Recruitment, Integration, and Impact

Yudkevich M., Altbach P., Rumbley L., International Faculty in Higher Education - Comparative Pers... (+more)

Qualitative Inquiry in Higher Education Organization and Policy Research

Pasque P, Lechuga V., Qualitative Inquiry in Higher Education Organization and Policy Research, Ro... (+more)

World Yearbook of Education 2017 - Assessment Inequalities

Julie A., Artiles J., World Yearbook of Education 2017. Routledge , 2016. Pages: 292, ISBN: 978-11... (+more)

Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education- Emerging perspectives on institutional transformation

Smith G. D., Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education- Emerging perspectives on institutional t... (+more)

Universities Scotland & Scottish Refugee Council - Refugees Welcome: Guidance for Universities on Providing Asylum Seekers and Refugees with Access to Higher Education

Universities Scotland, Scottish Refugee Council, Refugees Welcome: Guidance for Universities on Pr... (+more)

PISA 2015: EU performance and initial conclusions regarding education policies in Europe

Directorate-General for Education and Culture, PISA 2015: EU performance and initial conclusions r... (+more)

NOKUT - How Can One Create a Culture for Quality Enhancement?

Kottmann A, Huisman J., Brockerhoff L., Cremonini L., Mampaey J. How Can One Create a Culture for ... (+more)

Conferences

ACA events 2 February 2017 European policy seminar 1 – “What’s new in Brussels” Recent d... (+more)