Formal Education

Validate to Co-operate - Final report of the OBSERVAL-Net project

The present publication is one of the outcomes of the OBSERVAL-NET project (follow-up of the OBSERVAL project). The main aim of OBSERVAL-NET was to set up a stakeholder-centric network of organisations supporting the validation of non-formal and informal learning in Europe based on the formation of national working groups in the 8 participating countries of the project. Each national working group worked towards bringing together key stakeholders in VNIL and political decision-makers at national level in order to coordinate policy implementation in the field.

Actions of Lifelong Learning addressing Multicultural Education and Tolerance in Russia

We are pleased to announce a new collaborative project involving EU partners and a number of Russian universities, to support higher education modernisation in Russia, and the development of HEIs as lifelong learning centres. The project is being led at the University of Bologna, and at the University of Glasgow, the Principal Investigator is Dr Stephen McKinney, Head of the Research and Teaching Group in Creativity, Culture and Faith.

Book Launch - Higher Education in the World 5 - Knowledge, Engagement & Higher Education: Contributing to Social Change

An important publication as part of the GUNi Series on the Social Commitment of Universities, this Palgrave Global University Network for Innovation publication is launched by an eminent group of speakers in a seminar chaired by Professor John Briggs, Vice-Principal (Senate Office), University of Glasgow. Refreshments, discount flyers and an inspection copy will be available at the meeting. All welcome. No fee but prior registration required.

"A Critical Analysis of Global Rankings in Higher Education" - Professor Barbara M. Kehm

A reminder for your diaries of the next ROC Seminar: Professor Barbara M. Kehm, of the Robert Owen Centre for Educational Change, will present her seminar "A Critical Analysis of Global Rankings in Higher Education" on the 27th of February in room 432, St. Andrew's Building, University of Glasgow, at 12.00- 13.30.

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