Within the framework of the ALdia Project dissemination activities, this innovative training and accreditation methodology on disability and inclusion practices in Higher Education and VET institutions was presented in Jogyakarta (Indonesia), taking advantadge of the celebration of the International Conference of the INDOEDUC4ALL project in this country.
This week representatives from universities in Europe and Indonesia met in Graz, Austria, to kick-off the Erasmus+ project INSPIRE (Introducing Social Entrepreneurship in Indonesian Higher Education), coordinated by FH JOANNEUM University and in which the University of Alicante is a partner as leader of the Exploration & Knowledge Transfer and the Quality Assurance work packages. The UA was represented by OGPI senior project manager Noelia López and by Institutional Entrepreneurship & Employability Programme manager Víctor Climent.
The 4th Training Workshop on 'Exploitation and Commercialisation: Research Evaluation and spin-off Creation' took place on the 25-26th of October, 2017 at Can Tho University (CTU), Can Tho city Vietnam. The workshop, delivered by SlovenkÁ TechinickÁ Univerzita V Bratislave (STUBA), was co-organised by CTU and the University of Alicante (UA), coordinator of the ENHANCE project. There were 56 participants involved from 3 EU & 6 Vietnamese Universities. The training was also attended by representatives of 2 Ministries: MOST & MOET.
BizMOOC project offers a new free MOOC, 'How to generate innovative ideas and how to make them work', that will start on November 13th and it lasts 6 weeks, with approximately 5 hours of study time each week.
The content of this MOOC is centred around generating innovative ideas and making them work. Along with the main aim of teaching idea generation strategies and tools to exploit them, it will also teach relevant skills such as critical thinking and problem solving.
The 1st International Conference of the Latinamerican Social Innovation Network took place in Panama City, Panama, on September 28th and 29th, 2017. It was organized by the Erasmus+ funded project LASIN, in which the University of Alicante is a partner.
Last 2nd October the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA), which manages different EU education programmes on behalf of the European Commission, organised a cluster meeting for all Salvadoran Higher Education Institution partners of selected Capacity Building for Higher Education (CBHE) projects. Representatives from Universidad Tecnológica de El Salvador (UTEC) and Universidad de El Salvador (UES) attended the meeting on behalf of the FREE Network project coordinated by the University of Alicante.
25 deans from Latin American universities in Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and Peru met yesterday at the University of Alicante to participate in the second module of the International Course of Deans of Latin America. The course is funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the German Conference of Rectors, within the DIES Program of Management, with the aim of developing and strengthening capacities and acquiring specific knowledge to enable them to better manage their Higher Education Institutions.