24 May 2010
Dear Observatory Colleagues,
On behalf of The Observatory on Borderless Higher Education, I would like to extend our sincere thanks
and appreciation for your continuing support. I wanted to bring you up-to-date on new initiatives of interest.
2011 Global Forum on Cross-Border Higher Education – Mark Your Calendars!
The Observatory’s 2011 Global Forum
LEVELLING THE INTERNATIONAL PLAYING FIELD:
A New Global Regionalism for Sustainable Partnerships,
Student Mobility and Open and Distance Learning
25-27 May 2011
In cooperation with local organiser Athabasca University
The Forum will be held 25 – 27 May 2011. Organised by The Observatory in cooperation with local organiser Athabasca University, we are pleased to announce the following sponsor organisations:
Global Forum 2011 Call for Papers now available . . .
The Call for Papers was released in March and is available at www.obhe.ac.uk. We will also have information about plenary speakers, hotel accommodation, registration and the programme later in the spring. The Forum promises to be a highly engaging professional venue for global colleagues to exchange ideas, strategies, and best practices about internationalism and cross-border higher education. Plan now to join us in Canada!
The Observatory Launches Call for Case Studies
Recognising the increasing diversity of international and cross-border programme initiatives, The Observatory has expanded its publication repository to include practical Case Studies that provide members with useful strategies and practices for adaptation to their own programmes. These are abbreviated 5-7 page case studies that focus on lessons learned and best practices.
The guidelines for submitting a Case Study are available at the OBHE website: www.obhe.ac.uk.
We encourage you to share your organisation’s experience by submitting a Case Study. There are no deadlines and we will accept these on a first-come, first-served basis for publication provided they meet the minimum requirements specified in the guidelines. This is a great venue to have your institution and programme highlighted among your colleagues in the international community.
If we can provide any additional information about the 2011 Global Forum and our Call for Case Studies, please contact us as your convenience.
Dr. Don Olcott, Jr., Ed.D., FRSA
The Observatory on Borderless Higher Education
Woburn House, 20-24 Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9HF, UK
Tel.:+44 (0)20 7380 6714 Fax.:+44 (0)20 7387 2655
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