15 janvier 2020

IE Foundation receives €2m scholarship boost

By Kerrie Kennedy. Private investment company Kistefos AS has pledged more than €2m to the IE Foundation to create the IE Kistefos Young Talented Leaders Scholarships Program, which will enable young talent from Norway and Africa to study at IE University. More...

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UK: BIC to provide uni pathway via UoL foundation

By Viggo Stacey. Bristol International College has announced it has been approved to teach the University of London International Foundation Programme, giving successful students a pathway to a range of higher education institutions across the UK. More...

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Build foundations to outlast geopolitical shifts, UK institutions told

By Viggo Stacey. UK higher education institutions must build foundations internationally that are immune from shifts in geopolitics, and be prepared to adapt to recruit a conscience new generation of students, delegates heard at the British Council’s International Education Services conference. More...

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08 décembre 2019

News from Maria Cano University Foundation in Colombia

Guni NetworkToday, with 31 years of experience in the education sector in Colombia, Maria Cano University Foundation is present in the provinces of Antioquia, Huila, Cauca and Valle del Cauca, committed to continuing as to consolidate the principles that build the future of Colombia, through the integral formation, the generation and development of knowledge in all forms and expressions, to consolidate itself more and more as a development factor in scientific, cultural, economic and ethics, in contexts such as local, regional, domestic and international. More...

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07 novembre 2019

Les fondations à vocation culturelle

Accueil - Vie PubliqueLe rapport dresse un bilan général des activités et du fonctionnement des principales fondations reconnues d'utilité publique oeuvrant dans le domaine culturel sur les plans juridiques, financiers et de gouvernance. Plus...

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23 octobre 2019

A look inside public universities’ OPM contracts

Techno-News BlogA new report from The Century Foundation cracks open about four dozen agreements between public universities and the online program managers (OPMs) that run their online courses, certificates and degrees, offering insight into how such deals are structured and the potential risks for institutions. More...

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21 septembre 2019

Journée des Fondations le 1 er octobre 2019

Alternatives EconomiquesSur le blog de Michel Abhervé pour Alternatives économiques. Depuis 2015, le Centre français des Fonds et Fondations est le relais en France de l'initiative européenne de la Journée Européenne des Fondations et encourage les fondations à promouvoir, à cette occasion, leurs missions et actions. Plus...

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11 septembre 2019

Les fondations universitaires et partenariales

ESR enseignementsup-recherche gouv frLes universités et d'autres établissements publics peuvent créer des fondations universitaires et partenariales pour renforcer et diversifier leurs ressources propres. Celles-ci constituent un mode de financement complémentaire permettant aux universités de recourir au mécénat des entreprises et des particuliers. Plus...

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06 juillet 2019

Débat : Pourquoi les fondations d’universités peinent à lever des fonds

The ConversationLa loi relative aux libertés et responsabilités des universités (LRU) du 10 août 2007 prévoyait l’autonomie des universités au 1er janvier 2013. Celles-ci auraient alors une liberté dans la recherche de financement auprès de donateurs privés au moyen de fondations. Plus...

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05 juillet 2019

The Gates Effect

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Wendy Zellner[Edit][Delete]: The Gates Effect, Fast Company [Edit][Delete] July 14, 2006
I will grant that the Gates Foundation contributions to education in the U.S. are staggering. And I will grant that rigor, relevance and relationships will, in the main, have a beneficial effect on students. Spend enough money and you can make this happen. But the problem - the real problem - faced by the educational system is how to provide this to everyone equitably, and especially how to do this in an environment where people want to spend less, not more, on social services. I'd like to see the Gates Foundation succeed, and not just in the United States. And I applaud the effort. And I am aware that what we are seeing today is the investigation, the research - and not the solution, as articles such as the present one seem to imply. More...

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