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In 1959, the University of Oulu, one of Finland's 20 universities, was created 600 km north of Helsinki, the beginning of regional higher education in Finland. Today, its five faculties -- Education, Humanities, Medicine, Science and Technology -...
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The University was formed as Sheffield Polytechnic through the merger of three Colleges of Art and Design, Commerce and Technology. Further mergers with three Teacher Training Colleges during the 1970s involved a name change, to Sheffield City Po...
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Greek universities are constitutionally defined as public institutions and come under the supervision of the Ministry of National Education and Religious Affairs (MNERA). The government determines their creation, structure, and operations. Nation...
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The Education Policy officially introduced systematic quality assurance (QA) into Hellenic higher education (HE) at the time of the Maastricht Treaty (article 126). The Ministry of Education (ME) nominated the two departments of electrical engine...
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In this report we will describe the various assessments of operations carried out at the University of Helsinki in the 1990s. In addition, we will discuss where these assessments have led and how the operations of the university have benefited fr...
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The Université Louis Pasteur comprises 17 separate institutional components (i.e. schools, education/training and research units, an 'observatory' and various institutes), in which some 18 000 students are enrolled. Its human resources consist o...
Les nouvelles technologies de l’information et des communications transforment-elles l’enseignement et l’apprentissage dans les pays de l’OCDE ? Il ne fait aucun doute que la cyberformation suscite une vague d’enquêtes et d’interrogations de la part des multiples parties prenantes et groupes d’intérêts -- pouvoirs publics, professionnels, secteur marchand -- et de l’ensemble de la communauté éducative. Étant donné les « méga-tendances
The Well-being of Nations: The Role of Human and Social Capital (Overview in Spanish)
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The goal of achieving lifelong learning is ambitious in its aims to engage all citizens in the process of learning. It is complex because it breaks with past education reforms by defining in new ways the content, place, timing and duration of lea...
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Thematic reviews", geared to providing a cross-national perspective on particular themes of common interest and growing importance were begun in 1995. Participating counties, selected so as to cover a range of structures, traditions and circums...