GUNi.HEdNews: News on Higher Education
The Global University Network for Innovation (GUNi-Africa) in partnership with the African Quality Assurance Network (AfriQAN) is pleased to announce the establishment of three modalities of awards in quality assurance in HE in Africa for 2014. Call is open until August 8.
For over a decade, the Great Transition Initiative (GTI) has advanced a visionary scenario of a future rooted in human solidarity, well-being for all, and ecological sustainability. With the slogan "Toward a Transformative Vision and Praxis", it now enters a new phase with renewed energy and heightened sense of urgency.
Using a global panel on research and development (R&D) expenditures, this paper documents that on average poor countries do far less R&D than rich as a share of GDP.
March 2 is the new dateline for submitting papers to the EAIR Forum that will be hold from August 27 to August 30, 2014 in Essen, Germany.
This February, the Talloires Network publishes the fourth edition of the series on Leaders in the Civic Engagement Movement, co-edited by Lorlene Hoyt and Amy Newcomb Rowe.
HDNED publishes "Functional Literacy, Heterogeneity and the Returns to Schooling: multi-country evidence".
The new report of the World Bank is published in the Bulletin "Economics of Education"
The book, which comprises 14 Chapters and an Index, is expected to be released on 25 September 2013.
Call for Proposals for the 13th International Conference on Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH)
The 13th Conference will be held on 30th April- 3rd May 2014 in Chicago, USA, and its theme is From Rhetoric to Reality: Achieving Authentic, Equitable and Transformative Partnerships.
The All Ireland Society for Higher Education (AISHE) is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal of scholarly research into Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
This program, which is funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, aims to strengthen the professional practice of educators and to draw the attention to the importance of promoting civic education at institutions for secondary education and universities.
The 8th European Quality Assurance Forum (EQAF) will take place at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, from 21 to 23 November 2013.
The IAU (International Association of Universities) has contacted 9000 universities and other higher education institutions to take part in the survey by completing an online questionnaire
The award recognizes institutions achieving breadth and depth of civic engagement through sustained and mutually transformational partnerships that define and address issues of public concern from local to global levels
AAU Scoping Study: Strengthening the Linkages between Industry and the Productive Sector and Higher Education Institutions in Africa
The study investigates the institutional capacity of African universities and higher education institutions to develop and strengthen linkages with industry and the productive sector
The projects addressed a diversity of goals with an emphasis on serving women and girls
This four-day intensive course aims to introduce and promote the AUN-QA (ASEAN University Network - Quality Assessment) system. Professionals who are in charge of quality assurance at a university in the ASEAN region are invited to participate.
This new revision has been produced to better respond to today’s societies and situations
This resource contains full references and abstracts of recent publications related to higher education
The European University Association (EUA) has issued to call to participate in an online survey in the context of the Rankings in Institutional Strategies and Processes (RISP) project.
Call for manuscripts from the International Journal of Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement
The Editorial Board has issued a call for manuscript submissions to the following four sections of the journal: Research Articles, Theoretical or Conceptual Articles, Review Articles, and Book Reviews.