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September 2012
6th International Barcelona Conference on Higher Education
The 6th International Barcelona Conference on Higher Education: “Let's build transformative knowledge to drive social change”, organized by the Global University Network for Innovation (GUNi), will take place on 12-15, May 2013.
Empowering Students For A More Sustainable University
In this article, Valentin Tappeser from Maastricht University presents the Maastricht University Green Office, a student-led department that develops sustainability projects by students, staff and faculty, as a successful example of how empowering students can be a productive and major stride to help shape and transform universities in their voyage towards sustainability and innovation.
Spanish universities join forces in a network to foster mediation and conflictology
CUEMYC will create a formation Quality Stamp to award Universities that have an impact in the development of mediation
Ranking on Scientific Production: the Role of Universities and Research Centers in Catalonia
A debate brings together higher education and the private sector
Seminario Bienal 'En pos de la Educación Activa': Call for Contributions
The Seminar will take place on 29 November 2012
UPC UNESCO Chair of Higher Education Management (CUDU) offers one-day symposium on Strategic Planning
CUDU promotes quality, innovation, social engagement, and excellence of higher education institutions through debate, policy diffusion, formation, research, assessment and management of knowledge in the areas of directing and management
Report on the OECD Conference “Educating for Innovative Societies”
The online publication welcomes feedback in the shape of country examples of tools or innovative approaches to assess individual skills in thinking and creativity within schools
ACUP new website: Technipedia – Innovation and Enterpreneurship in Africa
The site is a part of a series of projects aimed at building bridges for long-term collaboration between Catalan and African universities
The Talloires Network and the MasterCard Foundation create the Youth Economic Participation Initiative
The objective is to stimulate the capabilities of universities in developing countries to broaden economic opportunities for university students
TEMPUS Project on Lifelong Learning and Universities in Palestine
The initiative wants to foster collaborative exercises mediated through different learning organizations to be constituted as regional and global partners
UNESCO-Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture: Now Accepting Nominations for its 11th Edition
The Prize, established in 1998 and financed by the Government of Sharjah (United Arab Emirates), has been awarded since 2001
EmeritusAfrica.com: Launch of a new social networking site
The site is an online initiative to connect higher education in Africa
Mexico creates the project “Espacio Común de la Educación Superior Tecnológica” (ECEST)
The goal is to create a free and flexible educational environment for the participating institutions
Outcome from the 13th Transatlantic Dialogue: Leading the Globally-Engaged Institution
The discussants shared a generalized opinion regarding the need to redefine internationalization, as well as to enhance and enlarge its scope
Revista de Universidad y Sociedad del Conocimiento (RUSC): Call for papers
The Dossier will be published online in July 2013
GUNi participated in the Jornadas Internacionales Para la Gestión de la Calidad Educativa
The objective of the Conference was to improve in the quality of educational services offered by different type of institutions through the presentation of new tools and experiences
Civic Engagement at the Center: Building Democracy through Integrated Cocurricular and Curricular Experiences
Hoy, Ariane and Meisel, Wayne. Civic Engagement at the Center: Building Democracy through Integrated Cocurricular and Curricular Experiences. Association of American Colleges and Universities, 2008.
The Global University: Past, Present and Future Perspectives
NELSON, A.R (ed.) 2012. The GLobal University: Past, Present and Future Perspectives. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. 284 p. ISBN 978-0-230-39245-8.
Higher Education in Regional and City Development: Antioquia, Colombia 2012
Brunner, Jose Joaquín; Gacel-Avilà, Jocelyne; Laverde, Martha; Puuka, Jaana; Rubio, Julio; Schwartzman, Simon; and Valiente, Óscar. Higher Education in Regional and City Development: Antioquia, Colombia 2012. OECD, 2012.
Knowledge Societies: Universities and their Social Responsibilities
Schneller, Chripa and Thöni, Erich (eds.). Knowledge Societies: Universities and their Social Responsibilities. Asia-Europe Foundation, 2011.
2013 Community-University Expo: Engaging Shared Worlds
When: Jun 12, 2013 to Jun 15, 2013
Where: Corner Brook, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada
Union of International Associations: Associations Round Table 2012
When: Nov 12, 2012 to Nov 12, 2012
Where: Brussels, Belgium
9th International Workshop on Higher Education Reform
When: Oct 10, 2012 to Oct 12, 2012
Where: University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Engage 2012: Responding to Change
When: Dec 05, 2012 to Dec 06, 2012
Where: Bristol, UK
The Power of ESD: Exploring Evidence & Promise
When: Oct 24, 2012 to Oct 26, 2012
Where: Visby, Sweden
XX Jornadas de Jóvenes Investigadores: La Ciudadanía y el Desarrollo Social
When: Oct 03, 2012 to Oct 05, 2012
Where: Curitiba, Brazil
Free University Network Conference: Sustaining Alternative Universities
When: Dec 01, 2012 to Dec 02, 2012
Where: Oxford, UK
XV Comparative Education World Congress: New Times, New Voices
When: Jun 24, 2013 to Jun 28, 2013
Where: Buenos Aires, Argentina
AASHE 2012 Conference: Investing in the future
When: Oct 14, 2012 to Oct 17, 2012
Where: Los Angeles, US

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