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23.04.2018

AtLETyC Final Conference in Turin

On the 19th of April 2018 the final conference took place in Turin – Italy. After the successful implementation of the pilot training last autumn, the new dual career approach for former elite athletes, designed by partners from all over Europe, was discussed those days by lecturers, professors and course designers together with the former Austrian ski jumper Florian Schabereiter, invited by the KADA association, also involved in the AtLETyC project.  

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16.04.2018

Launch of the short Guide for syllabus development by the University of Prishtina “Hasan Prishtina”

Prishtina. On 11 April HERAS supported the launch of “A short Guide for reviewing and revising syllabi for teaching staff and for the staff supporting and supervising curriculum development”, moderated by Hysen Bytyqi, Vice-Rector for Quality Assurance, with participation of Coordinators for Academic Development of the University of Prishtina, study programs heads and vice-deans.

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12.04.2018

International Trainings on Migration held in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia within PROMIG project

Yerevan, Baku and Tbilisi. In March 2018 partner universities hosted international trainings held by the University of Alicante, on topics related to Migration. The trainings were held within the Erasmus+ project "Promoting Migration Studies in Higher Education" (PROMIG).

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15.03.2018

ASCENT kick-off meeting

Graz. The project coordinator FH Joanneum organized the ASCENT kick-off meeting and the following study visit from March, 12 – March 15, 2018. During the kick-off meeting representatives of all partners from Argentina, Austria, Brazil, Germany, Mexico and Spain, presented their respective organizations as well as their main responsibilities in this project. The project coordinator provided a detailed overview on administrative and financial issues and the partners used the opportunity to develop the next steps and activities in this project. The meeting was very useful to find a common understanding of the expected outcomes and to discuss the upcoming capacity building trainings.

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14.03.2018

HERAS supports MEST to develop regulation on functioning the NCP for H2020

Prishtina. On 13 March 2018, HERAS in cooperation with MEST organise a high-level conference on functionalization of the National Contact Persons (NCP) System in Kosovo. The event was opened by Mr. Shyqiri Bytyqi, Minister of Education, Science and Technology and Mr. Gernot Pfandler, Ambassador of Austria in Prishtina. During the event, the MEST officially launched the new Regulation on Definition and Functionalization of the Kosovo NCPs for the European Union Framework on Research and Innovation - HORIZON 2020, which was developed with the experts support of the HERAS project. 

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12.03.2018

PROMIG Guest lecture „Migration and Sustainable Development” at Tbilisi State University

Tbilisi. On 10 March 2018, Louise Sperl (WUS AT) provided a guest lecture/workshop on migration and sustainable development at Tbilisi State University for students of the MA Programme on Migration Management. The lecture addressed concepts such as human and sustainable development, explored the nexus between sustainable development and migration and introduced tools to for measuring development – such as the Human Development Index (HDI) and Gender Inequality Index (GII). The lecture further introduced the Agenda 2030 & the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the nexus between the SDGs and migration. In interactive working groups, students explored and discussed migration related targets of the SDGs in the specific context of Georgia. Furthermore, the New York Declaration on Refugees and Migrants as well as progress made in developing a Global Compact on Refugees as well as a Global Compact for safe, orderly and regular migration were discussed.

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08.03.2018

PATTERNS Lectures conference publication "Is teaching always political?" is published!

The final conference of PATTERNS Lectures 2016/17 took place in Vienna in November 2017 and dealt with the topic “Is teaching always political? New challenges in higher education”. The event brought together lecturers from different generations of PATTERNS Lectures, PATTERNS Lectures Advisors and selected guests who took part as speakers and moderators.

Selected contributions are now available in our conference publication which is published in March 2018!

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05.03.2018

HERAS: Official Kick-Off of Advanced Programmatic Partnership Project held in Salzburg

Salzburg. From 28 February to 2 March, the HERAS team attended the kick-off event of the advanced Programmatic Partnership project “Industrial Collaboration in Product Design Education” that will be implemented between the University of Applied Sciences in Ferizaj (UASF) and Salzburg University of Applied Sciences (SUAS). The event took place in Salzburg, Austria where the high-level visit from the UASF and SUAS discussed and where also working meetings between both institutions took place. 

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05.03.2018

TOURIST

Graz. The project coordinator FH Joanneum organized the TOURIST kick-off meeting and the following study visit from February, 27 – March 2, 2018. During the kick-off meeting representatives of all partners from Austria, Finland, Spain, Thailand and Vietnam presented their respective organizations as well as their main responsibilities in this project...

 

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28.02.2018

HERAS advanced curriculum development workshop

Ferizaj. On 27 February HERAS experts and team carried out a workshop at the University of Applied Sciences Ferizaj on the topic of “Advanced Curriculum Development”.

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