Higher Education in Regions Newsletter

 

This newletter is aimed at Regional Co-ordinators and others interested in the OECD work on higher education in regions. Its main purpose is to keep you informed about progress made in the OECD reviews of higher education in regional and city development. You are welcome to contribute to its contents by informing the OECD Higher Education and Regions Team about related events and meetings; emails: HEregions@oecd.org. To find out more about the work on Higher Education in Regions please go to the website.

 

Newsletter Nº15: March 2012

This issue reports on the third round review activities to Poland and Mexico. It also includes the publication recent publications of OECD Peer Review Reports on the Souther Arizona (USA) and Free State (South Africa).

 

Newsletter Nº14: December 2011

This issue reports on the OECD Seminar on Collaboration between Vocational and University Education in Donostia-San Sebastián on the 17-18th of October. It also includes the publication of OECD Peer Review Reports on the Galilee (Israel) and Lombardy (Italy).

 

Newsletter Nº13: September 2011

This issue invites you to join the OECD/IMHE Seminar on Collaboration between Vocational and University Education in Donostia-San Sebastián on the 17-18th of October. It also includes the publication of OECD Peer Review Reports on the State of Paraná (Brazil) and Penang (Malaysia).

 

Newsletter Nº12: February 2011

This issue reports on the OECD Conference Higher Education in Cities and Regions in Seville on the 10-11th of February. It also includes the publication of the Spanish version of the OECD World Bank Peer Review Report in the Bío Bío region (Chile).

 

Newsletter Nº11: January 2011 Migration

This issue invites you to join the OECD Conference Higher Education in Regions in Seville on the 10-11th of February. It also includes the publication of OECD Peer Review Reports on the State of Veracruz (Mexico) and Catalonia (Spain).

 

Newsletter N°10: December 2010

This issue invites you to join the OECD Conference Higher Education in Regions in Seville in February 2011. It also includes the publication of OECD Peer Review Reports in the State of Victoria (Australia) and Andalusia (Spain) and the Self-evaluation Report of Free State (South Africa).

 

Newsletter N°9: November 2010

This issue invites you to join the OECD Conference Higher Education in Regions in Seville in February 2011. It also includes brief reports of the review visit to Free State and Lombardy and the publication of Peer Review Reports in Bío Bío (Chile), Paso del Norte (United States of American and Mexico) and Rotterdam (Netherlands).

 

NEWSLETTER N°8: June 2010

This issue invites you to join the OECD roundtable for regions participating in the reviews or interested in them. It also includes brief reports of the review visit to Penang and gives updates on Paso del Norte (United States of American and Mexico) and Rotterdam (Netherlands).

 

NEWSLETTER N° 7: April 2010

This issue includes the first completed OECD Peer Review Report (Amsterdam), which was published in February 2010, and provides reports from the review visits to Parana, Victoria, Andalusia and Catalonia, as well as the pre-visits to Penang and Lombardy. Additional news about the OECD committement for green growth in cities and regions can be found under the rubric "Miscellaneous".

 

NEWSLETTER N° 6: December 2009

This issue includes reports of the review visits to Southern Arizona, Veracruz, Paso del Norte, Rotterdam and the Galilee, and pre-visits to Parana, Andalusia and Catalonia. It also gives news of Valparaiso (Chile) and Free State (South Africa) joining the rolling programme in 2011-2012.

 

NEWSLETTER N° 5: October 2009

This issue includes reports of the review visits to Amsterdam and Southern Arizona; a report on the successful roundtable meeting and news of the first region, Free State in South Africa, who will be joining the Rolling Programme.

 

NEWSLETTER N° 4: July 2009

This issue invites you to join the OECD roundtable for regions participating in the reviews or interested in them. It also includes brief reports of the first two previsits to Berlin and the Bío Bío region and invites you to register in EducationToday – OECD's Education Lighthouse.

 

NEWSLETTER N° 3: May 2009

This issue informs about the State of Sonora, Mexico joining the reviews. It also includes information about new communication tools such as the revamped website and the new interactive web 2.0 Community that will be launched in May.

 

NEWSLETTER N° 2: February 2009

This issue lists the regions that are participating in the OECD reviews in 2009-2010. It also includes tips for regional self-evaluation process (How to use OECD Data Sources and How to Present Good Practice Examples) and information on forthcoming meetings (e.g. IMHE Conference on Higher Education at a Time of Crisis (Copenhagen), that addresses the challenges and opportunities linked to the economic downturn).

 

NEWSLETTER N° 1: December 2008The first issue introduced the regions that had signed up for the review by the end of 2008. It informed the regions about the early steps in the review process.