BBChina – Master Programme on Bio-Based Circular Economy: From Fields to Bioenergy, Biofuel and Bioproducts in China

BBChina – Master Programme on Bio-Based Circular Economy: From Fields to Bioenergy, Biofuel and Bioproducts in China

BBChina – Master Programme on Bio-Based Circular Economy: From Fields to Bioenergy, Biofuel and Bioproducts in China

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • Establishment of an International Master Course on Biobased Economy (Biomass to Energy and Bioproducts) Curricula in Chinese HEIs, which implementation will be supported by innovative teaching and e-learning tools.
  • Strengthening of interactions and networking between HEIs, industry and institutions in China.
  • Promotion of internationalisation and entrepreneurship actions in Chinese HEIs.

  • Education and training needs assessment in Partner Country.
  • Chinese academic staff mobility to EU HEIs aiming to upgrade specific professional knowledge and skills for newly developed course through the participation in lectures, carrying out test in laboratories, visiting test fields and power plants.
  • Development of syllabus based on EU partners’ best practises and SWOT Chinese of HEIs.
  • Development of e – learning platform and courses for online studies in Chinese HEIs.
  • Implementation of an international online Master Course on Biobased Economy in Chinese HEIs.
  • Students’ mobility to EU HEIs aiming to gain international learning experiences in multidisciplinary contents.
  • Train the trainer workshop for Chinese academic staff in Sicily to develop trainer’s skills in the field of entrepreneurship.

  • Online course and learning material developed in cooperation with EU partners and EU HE system’s principles for future master students.
  • Upgraded professional and soft skills of academic staff and students involved in testing phase of the course.
  • 45 graduates in Biobased Economy for Chinese Labour Market.
  • University – Business network with more than 28 internships available in private sector.
  • Trained academic staff in entrepreneurial thinking for further students’ couching, and innovative, user friendly learning material about soft skills development for students

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Date of project: 15/10/2017 – 14/10/2020

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+ Key Action 2: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices, Capacity Building in the field of higher education

Contact:

CESIE: jelena.mazaj@cesie.org


sAGESSE – Amélioration de la Gouvernance dans le système de l’EnSeignement Supérieur en Tunisie

sAGESSE – Amélioration de la Gouvernance dans le système de l’EnSeignement Supérieur en Tunisie

sAGESSE – Amélioration de la Gouvernance dans le système de l’EnSeignement Supérieur en Tunisie

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To contribute to the modernisation of the HE management and to the improvement of governance in Tunisia, providing an operational support methodologically rigorous and based on international best practices.
  • To create an integrated definition and control system for quality in university education in every university of the consortium.
  • To support the creation of new decision and management procedures to define the internal/external staff of the HEIs charged of the management and control of processes.
  • Development of skills and competencies by academic, administrative and managerial staff.
  • To promote the creation of an e-administration department in every university of the consortium for an innovative, effective and more autonomous management.

  • Research and analysis about best practices concerning governance in Tunisia.
  • Training seminars, study visits and best practice exchange to train the administrative and managerial staff.
  • Design of a Quality Handbook about financial management procedures.
  • In each university of the consortium: definition of a strategical project and related Action Plans and creation of offices to put them in place.
  • Information seminars about good governance addressed to the Tunisian Ministry for Higher Education and Scientific Research and the Tunisian National Body for Evaluation, Quality Assurance and Accreditation.
  • Elaboration of a White Book of recommendation addressed to interest groups and national, regional and international authorities.

  • Development of skills about governance and quality assessment by managerial and academic staff of the universities.
  • Development of skills about financial management by administrative staff of the universities.
  • An e-administration department is created in every university of the consortium.
  • Increased awareness of universities and policy makers about the importance of better governance.
  • Increased academic and financial autonomy of the universities of the consortium.
  • Increased openness towards the socioeconomic world of the universities of the consortium.

  • Coordinator: UNIMED (Italy)
  • University of Siena (Italy)
  • University of Roma “La Sapienza (Italy)
  • CESIE (Italy)
  • University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (France)
  • University of Barcellona (Spain)
  • University of Tunisi (Tunisia)
  • University of Tunisi El Manar (Tunisia)
  • University of Cartagine (Tunisia)
  • University of Susa (Tunisia)
  • University of Sfax (Tunisia)
  • University of Gabès (Tunisia)
  • University della Manouba (Tunisia)
  • University of Monastir (Tunisia)
  • Virtual University of Tunisi (Tunisia)
  • University of Kairouan (Tunisia)
  • University of Gafsa (Tunisia)
  • University of Jendouba (Tunisia)
  • University Ez-zitouna (Tunisia)
  • Ministry for Higher Education and Scientific Research (Tunisia)
  • National Body for Evaluation, Quality Assurance and Accreditation (Tunisia)

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Date of project: 15/10/2017 – 14/10/2020

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+ Key Action 2: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices, Capacity Building in the field of higher education

Contact: CESIE: alessia.valenti@cesie.org


Kyrgyzstan – Strengthening the education attainment assessment  to affect decisions about instructional needs, curriculum and funding

Kyrgyzstan – Strengthening the education attainment assessment to affect decisions about instructional needs, curriculum and funding

Kyrgyzstan – Strengthening the education attainment assessment to affect decisions about instructional needs, curriculum and funding

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To improve education attainment assessment enabling properly judge the quality of education management system with regard to the content and resources in use
  • To strengthen the role and quality of assessment to mirror quality of instruction, curriculum and funding of the education programme
  • To strengthen and empower MoES, MoF, local authorities, institutions involved in different types of assessment, local communities and civil society organisations in collaborating more effectively towards better and efficient use of results of assessment and address the needs timely
  • To advise involved actors on the ways and means of efficient use of resources to address the revealed shortcomings and needs of the national education assessment

  • Carrying out the country-wide student assessment together with the Ministry of Education, authorised testing and assessment institutions and involved Development Partners, that will compile, generate and analyse a wide range of education attainment assessment data and information to review common problems and to take stock of policy options
  • Facilitating the negotiations of the government bodies, local authorities, academic society, School Boards of Trustees and CSOs on joint courses of action to address ongoing or emerging education assessment challenges and efficient budget spending, sharing knowledge with all actors in the education community
  • Advising involved actors on the ways and means of translating revealed assessment shortcomings and needs into the decision and policy framework at the country level and, through technical expertise, help build national capacity

  • Improved instructions, curriculum and funding in response to the assessment outcomes
  • Strengthened the participatory decision-making process through operational dialogue platform between the government bodies, local authorities, institutions involved in different types of assessment, local communities and civil society organisations on joint actions
  • Provided policy advice based on best practice and knowledge applicable for the country political context

  • Coordinator: CESIE (Italy)
  • ZELENIY ALYANS (Kyrgyz Republic)

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Date of project: 01/01/2017 – 30/06/2018

DG of reference: DG DEVCO, EU Delegation to the Kyrgyz Republic – EuropeAid, Asia & Central Asia: Action Grant

Contact: CESIE: dorothea.urban@cesie.org


LMPI – Bachelor’s and Professional Master’s Degree for development, administration, management, protection of computer systems and networks in enterprises in Moldova, Kazakhstan, Vietnam

LMPI – Bachelor’s and Professional Master’s Degree for development, administration, management, protection of computer systems and networks in enterprises in Moldova, Kazakhstan, Vietnam

 

LMPI – Bachelor’s and Professional Master’s Degree for development, administration, management, protection of computer systems and networks in enterprises in Moldova, Kazakhstan, Vietnam

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To bridge skills gaps in the design and maintenance of corporate computer systems security, improving the employability of students and specializing employees’ skills
  • To professionalize the universities’ curricula in the development, administration, management and protection of computer systems and networks in accordance with the Bologna Process and with the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) and, to some extent, delocalize companies
  • To create two new courses available in ODL for the development and protection of computer networks and information technology in enterprises, adapted to the needs of these last ones

  • Bachelor’s Degree in administration and management of computer systems and networks
  • Master’s degree program in professional administration and management, with a specialization in security of computer systems and corporate networks
  • Delivery of training in each country, at least 270 students in the first year of the 2 new degree programs (180 in the Bachelor’s program; 90 in the first year of Master)
  • Specializing 24 teachers (10KZ, 8MD, 6 VN) in Europe; digitize courses and learning resources

  • Lifelong training modular system in the same field of education and train 50 professionals per country
  • Centre of Excellence in each country, a resource center, supporting the new offer (-write programs and course content, including digital resources that make them accessible in ODL)

  • Coordinator: Università Telematica Internazionale-Uninettuno (Italy) | GIP Fipag (France) | Hochschule fuer Technik Wirtschaft und Kultur Leipzig (Germany) | Technological Educational Institute of Piraeus (Greece) | Universidad De Vigo (Spain) | CESIE (Italy)
  • Bulgaria [South-West University Neofit Rilski | Sofiiski Universitet Sveti Kliment Ohridski | Universitet Po Bibliotekoznanie I Informacionni Tehnologii]
  • Kazachstan [City Scientific-Methodical Centre of New Technologies in Education | L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University | Al-Farabi Kazakh National University | M.Kh. Dulaty Taraz State University | Kokshetau Abai Myrzakhmetov University | Ministry of Education and Science ]
  • Moldova [Inspectoratul General al Politiei | Ministerul Tehnologiei Informatiei si Comunicatiilor al RM | Efes Vitanta Moldova Brewery Sa | Universitatea De Sta Alecu Russo Din Balti | Centrul De Telecomunicatii Speciale | Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova | Ministry of Education |  Universitatea Tehnica a Moldovei | Universitatea De Stat Din Moldova]
  • Russia [Shokan Ualikhanov Kokshetau State University | JSC National Training Center Orleu | TOO BBS-IT | Corporate Fund Fund Zhas Otan In Akmola Region]
  • Vietnam [Hoc Vien Nong Nghiep Viet Nam | Truong Dai Hoc Bach Khoa-Dai Hoc Quoc Gia Tp Ho Chi Minh | Truong Dai Hoc Bach Khoa Hanoi – Hanoi University Of Science And Technology Hust]

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Date of project: 15/10/2016 – 14/10/2019

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+ Key Action 2: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices, Capacity Building in the field of higher education

Contact: CESIE: partnership@cesie.org

http://lmpi-erasmus.net


WELCOME – Welcome to Universities and Higher education

WELCOME – Welcome to Universities and Higher education

WELCOME – Welcome to Universities and Higher education

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contact

  • To improve and extend the offer of high quality learning opportunities so to make it easier for refugees to access higher education
  • To achieve transparency and recognition of skills and qualifications to facilitate learning, employability and labour mobility
  • To focus on adult education institutions, which undertake important work in terms of determining
    competences, qualifications and providing guidance before people start studying, as well as on Higher
    Education Institutions and universities of applied sciences, which can cooperate with adult education
    institutions to shape access and transition to tertiary education.


Intensive programmes for teaching staff through study laboratories – study visits to share and learn from
good practice projects, combined with discussions of actions and methodologies at partner organisations:

  • VNB: competence checks, qualification, guidance in AMIF, the Open University of Lower Saxony
    and Kiron University
  • uniT: creative and artistic work in the study spaces (guidance, competence portfolios), Austrian
    universities’ project for refugees and asylum seekers (More) and the work at FH Joanneum University
    of Applied Sciences
  • CESIE: Creative and artistic approach to own work in mentoring, competence checks,
    qualifications and guidance. Cooperation projects with the University of Palermo
  • CARDET: Expertise in e-learning; cooperation projects with the University of Nicosia
  • VIFIN: Expertise in designing online language courses. Vifin also cooperates with Vejle
    Municipality, Danish Universities and companies for a SMART U (smart-u.dk), where it is possible
    for municipal employees and residents to take an online university degree or training course.

  • WELCOME Study Laboratories. The visits are integrated into the work of the consortium partners and
    distributed to important stakeholders on a political and administrative level
  • WELCOME Learning materials

  • Coordinator: uniT – Verein für Kultur an der Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz (Austria)
  • VIFIN – Videnscenter for Integration (Denmark)
  • VNB – Verein Niedersächsischer Bildungsinitiativen e.V. (Germany)
  • CARDET Centre for Advancement of Research and Development in Educational Technology Ltd (Cyprus)
  • CESIE (Italy)

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Date of project: 01/10/2016 – 30/09/2018

DG of reference: DG EAC, Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic Partnership for ADULT education

Contact: CESIE: giulia.tarantino@cesie.org

https://welcometouniversities.wordpress.com/


FoTRRIS – Fostering a Transition towards Responsible Research and Innovation Systems

FoTRRIS – Fostering a Transition towards Responsible Research and Innovation Systems

FoTRRIS – Fostering a Transition towards Responsible Research and Innovation Systems

ObjectivesActivitiesResultsPartnersInfo & contacts

  • To develop and introduce new governance practices to foster Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI)
  • To set up new governance practices to co-design transdiciplinary RRI-projects that are attuned to local needs, values and opportunities and that connect and mobilise local stakeholders
  • To build on capacity with respect to collaborative agenda-setting on the level of research performing organisations

  • Synthesis reporting of research and innovation systems (practice, barriers) and potential levers within 5 partner countries
  • Establishing of Knowledge Arenas, and Business model for them, and alternative funding and evaluation methods for RRI projects and solutions
  • Investigating of the state-of-the-art of research and innovation systems in European knowledge economies
  • Designing of Co-RRI Knowledge Arena and a Co-RRI web based platform
  • Establishing local/regional transition – knowledge arenas in order to develop Co-RRI project concepts through a multi-actor exercise involving research, civil society, policy, and the business sectors
  • Drafting policy recommendations and materials for fostering co-RRI uptake

  • Concepts for co-RRI-projects: which describes the local/regional problem definition of the global challenge, the systemic analysis of causes of and reasons for the challenges, the projected potential solution, the co-RRI project concept
  • Established co-RRI knowledge arenas and developed business model for their functioning
  • Reports on Policy recommendations for co-RRI in the EU
  • Materials for fostering uptake of co-RRI and future of RRI in EU

  • Coordinator: VITO – Vlaamse Instelling Voor Technologisch Onderzoek N.V. (Belgium)
  • LGI Consulting SARL (France)
  • ESSRG – The Environmental Social Science Research Group (Hungary)
  • UCM – Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain)
  • ERRIN – European Regions Research and Innovation Network (Belgium)
  • IFZ – Interuniversitäre Forschungszentrum für Technik, Arbeit und Kultur (Austria)

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Date of project: 01/10/2015 – 01/02/2018

DG of reference: DG Research and Innovation, Horizon 2020, Science with and for Society

Topic: GARRI-1-2014 – Fostering RRI uptake in current research and innovations systems

Contact: CESIE: jelena.mazaj@cesie.org