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African Universities need to regain Social Change status

African Universities need to regain Social Change status

Community Based Research and Community University Engagement have been proposed as the most viable strategies for African Universities to salvage their much coveted position as agents of social change in society.

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Publication of the "White paper on Citizen Science in Europe"

Publication of the "White paper on Citizen Science in Europe"

The White Paper on Citizen Science in Europe aims to support policy makers on European, national and regional level when setting up future strategies of civic engagement in the excellence in science.

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Declaration Universia Rio 2014: a common action strategy for Ibero-American universities

Declaration Universia Rio 2014: a common action strategy for Ibero-American universities

Participants of the 3rd Universia International Rectors Meeting formulate a common action strategy based on their reflection on the future of the University, its responsiveness to the demands of modern society and the projection of the Ibero-American University in the global context.

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6TH International Conference and workshops on Quality Assurance in Higher Education in Africa gathered 152 participants in Burundi to discuss on the future of HE in Africa

6TH International Conference and workshops on Quality Assurance in Higher Education in Africa gathered 152 participants in Burundi to discuss on the future of HE in Africa

Between September 15 and 19, Bujumbura, in Burundi, has been the epicentre of the African continent to discuss in Quality Assurance in Higher Education. In the framework of the 6th ICQAGEA, workshops, the AfriQAN meeting and the presentation of the GUNi Report have also taken place.

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GUNi-Africa-AfriQAN AWARDS ON QUALITY ASSURANCE IN HIGHER EDUCATION IN AFRICA

GUNi-Africa-AfriQAN AWARDS ON QUALITY ASSURANCE IN HIGHER EDUCATION IN AFRICA

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.

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Great Transition Initiative Launches new Website

Great Transition Initiative Launches new Website

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.

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New World Bank Publication: "Why Don't Poor Countries Do Research & Development?"

New World Bank Publication: "Why Don't Poor Countries Do Research & Development?"

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.

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EAIR 36th Annual Forum ESSEN 2014 - Calls for proposals extended dateline

EAIR 36th Annual Forum ESSEN 2014 - Calls for proposals extended dateline

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.

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Talloires publishes a new edition of the Leaders in the Civic Engagement Movement Series

Talloires publishes a new edition of the Leaders in the Civic Engagement Movement Series

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.

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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"

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INHEA publishes "Funding Higher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa"

INHEA publishes "Funding Higher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa"

The book, which comprises 14 Chapters and an Index, is expected to be released on 25 September 2013.

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Call for Proposals for the 13th International Conference on Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH)

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.

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Call for submissions on Community and Civic Engagement

Call for submissions on Community and Civic Engagement

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

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Program on Civic Education in Russia

Program on Civic Education in Russia

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.

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Call for contributions: 8th European Quality Assurance Forum

Call for contributions: 8th European Quality Assurance Forum

The 8th European Quality Assurance Forum (EQAF) will take place at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, from 21 to 23 November 2013.

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4th IAU Global Survey on Internationalization of Higher Education

4th IAU Global Survey on Internationalization of Higher Education

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

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The Washington Center call for Civic Engagement Awards

The Washington Center call for Civic Engagement Awards

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

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AAU Scoping Study: Strengthening the Linkages between Industry and the Productive Sector and Higher Education Institutions in Africa

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

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Chilean Universities finish community projects supported by Talloires Network

Chilean Universities finish community projects supported by Talloires Network

The projects addressed a diversity of goals with an emphasis on serving women and girls

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AUN-QA Training Course for Accomplishing Programme Assessment

AUN-QA Training Course for Accomplishing Programme Assessment

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.

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