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Uppsala University, Sweden

Month: December 2017

Educational evaluations: now we’ve made a start!

(Original Swedish post) Today an important new tradition was launched in the Ihresalen lecture hall at the English Park Campus. Uppsala University held its first annual conference on educational evaluation, with more than 200 participants. The conference will be an annual feature of Uppsala’s new quality assurance system for education. In Uppsala University’s model of […]

Why are higher education institutions building up capital?

(Original Swedish post published 5 December.) The Swedish National Audit Office has undertaken a survey and analysis of the agency capital held by higher education institutions. Its report is entitled: “Why are higher education institutions building up capital?” The report was published last week and was presented on Monday during the Higher Education Forum in […]

SANORD (Southern African–Nordic Centre) celebrates 10th anniversary

(Original Swedish post published 2 December.) Right now, I (Eva) am on my way home from the very successful SANORD conference in Zimbabwe. SANORD (Southern African–Nordic Centre) is a network consisting of 46 partner universities in the Nordic region and southern Africa, which I am chairing in 2017–2018. SANORD was founded in 2007 so the […]