Edition 178 - February 2016

News from ACA

Two more networks of European Higher Education Experts launched in China and South Africa

In the past several weeks (end of January – end of February 2016) ACA launched two new networks of... (+more)

ACA European Policy Seminar: 2016 start-off with ´What´s new in Brussels´

The beginning of 2016 was marked – just like every year since 2004 – by ACA´s flagship European... (+more)

IIE: Best Practices Conference 2016

The Institute for International Education (IIE) will host the Annual Best Practices in International... (+more)

EP-Nuffic: New projects in credential evaluation

EP-Nuffic has successfully been awarded Erasmus+ funding to implement four project proposals in the ... (+more)

European Policy

The Commissions's new scientific advisors get to work

The newly established High Level Group of Scientific Advisors is up and running, having met for... (+more)

7th Framework Programme for Research wraps up with final evaluation

Although the story of the 7th EU Framework Programme for Research (FP7) has officially wrapped up wi... (+logon/subscribe for more)

New study: STEM shortage a myth?

Given that STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields are seen as a gateway to ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

New Secretary General for CESAER

The Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER) has anno... (+logon/subscribe for more)

National Education and the Global Context

Saudi Arabia: Trouble ahead for lavish scholarship programme

Lauded as the largest scholarship scheme in the world, the King Abdullah Scholarship Programme (KASP... (+more)

UK Higher Education International Unit: "Gone International: the value of mobility"

A new report released this month by the UK Higher Education International Unit’s Go International ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

CGHE: A new giant in research on global higher education

This month saw the official launch of the Centre for Global Higher Education (CGHE), a new partnersh... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Australia: Double-digit growth in education exports

2015 was a banner year for Australia’s international education sector, with the education export i... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Continental Education Strategy for Africa 2016-2025

On 31 January, heads of state and government convening at the 26th African Union Summit in Addis Aba... (+logon/subscribe for more)

The UK: Boosting transparency in bid for equality?

Under a new proposal of the Conservative Government, UK universities will be forced to disclose admi... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Moody’s: More mergers on the horizon

Mergers and restructurings are poised to rise in the global higher education sector in the coming ye... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Public Tenders and Calls for Proposals in the EU

CLOSING SOON: Call for proposals: EACEA/08/2016 Erasmus Charter for Higher Education 2014-2020 Seelction 2017

The Erasmus Charter for Higher Education (ECHE) provides the general quality framework for European ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for proposals: EACEA/34/2015 Erasmus+ Key Action 3: Support for policy reform – initiatives for policy innovation: European policy experimentations

The general objective of this call for proposals is to promote the improvement of the effectiveness ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for proposals: EAC/A04/201 Erasmus+ for education and training

Concerning education and training, this Call covers the following actions of the Erasmus+ Programme:... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for proposals: H2020-MSCA-RISE-2016 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange

RISE involves organisations from the academic and non-academic sectors (in particular SMEs), based i... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Call for proposals: ERC-PoC-2016 ERC Proof of Concept Grant

Frontier research often generates unexpected or new opportunities for commercial or societal applica... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Opening soon: 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 experience... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Opening soon: 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 excelle... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Publications

Global Perspectives on Higher Education

Philip G. Altbach. Global Perspectives on Higher Education. Johns Hopkins University Press, January ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Perspectives in Transnational Higher Education

Emmanuel Jean Francois, Mejai B.M. Avoseh and Wendy Griswold (Eds.). Perspectives in Transnational H... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Globalisation and Higher Education Reforms

Joseph Zajda and Val Rust (Eds.). Globalisation and higher education reforms. Springer, March 2016. ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Global Perspectives and Local Challenges Surrounding International Student Mobility

Krishna Bista and Charlotte Foster. Global perspectives and local challenges surrounding internation... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Exploring the Social and Academic Experiences of International Students in Higher Education Institutions

Krishna Bista and Charlotte Foster. Exploring the social and academic experiences of international s... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Campus Support Services, Programs, and Policies for International Students

Krishna Bista and Charlotte Foster. Campus support services, programs, and policies for internationa... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Multi-dimensional Transitions of International Students to Higher Education

Divya Jindal-Snape and Bart Rienties. Multi-dimensional transitions of international students to hig... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Student Equity in Australian Higher Education: Twenty-five years of A Fair Chance for All

Andrew Harvey, Catherine Burnheim and Matthew Brett (Eds.). Student equity in Australian higher educ... (+logon/subscribe for more)

Conferences

ACA events 12 May 2016ACA’s 50th European Policy Seminar: "Master’s programs in Europ... (+logon/subscribe for more)