CHALLENGES TOWARD SUCCESSFUL JOINT DEGREES IMPLEMENTATION

Postpone Activity, FEB 2020

Date: 16 December 2019

Time:  09:30 – 16:00

Venue: Polytechnic University (Hall – University Library)

 

The “Joint Masters” program has been established since the Bologna Declaration with the Prague Communication and nowadays European universities increasingly offer joint programs as an important tool in internationalization and cooperation within the European Education Area.

 

The national seminar aims to inform, stimulate reflection and debate among lecturers, experts, public officials, on the latest developments of the “Joint Master” program in the Albanian framework.

The event is expected to bring together more than 100 representatives from the country’s universities, various ministries, public agencies operating in higher education, Albanian and EU experts, etc.

 

Warmly Welcome!

CALL 2020- Erasmus+ Programme Guide 2020

– Key Action 1 (KA1) – Learning mobility of individuals

– Key Action 2 (KA2) – Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices

– Key Action 3 (KA3) – Support for policy reform

– Jean Monnet activities

– Sport

This Programme Guide is a tool for anybody who would like to have a thorough knowledge of what the Erasmus+ Programme is about.

Please click the link below for more information:

https://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/resources/documents/erasmus-programme-guide-2020_en

REGIONAL HERE SEMINAR

SUPPORTING THE EFFORTS TO STRENGTHEN THE SOCIAL DIMENSION OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Date:  26 November  2019

Time:    9.30- 16.00

Host institution: University of Tirana, Faculty of Social Sciences , Tiranë.

 

Erasmus+ Quiz, the “Erasmus Days 2019” activity organized by NEO Albania

Erasmus+Quiz activity is one of many others activities organized in the City of Tirana during 10-12 October ErasmusDays. The quiz will be focused on Erasmus+ Programs and the students will be able to share with us knowledge and their different experiences. It is a precious opportunity also for the ones who would like to know more about the culture and the places involved in  Erasmus+.

Erasmus+ Office in Tirana kindly invites everybody who has any experience to share, who would like to know more about the Erasmus+ and everybody who would like to have some fun with us.

The Winner will for sure get his/her well-deserved price!

Erasmus days

Dear visitors,

The ErasmusDays initiative, which aims to highlight the enormous positive impact of the Erasmus + Program at the same time in all the countries of the world that are legitimate for participation in the Program, is yet to be held.

The purpose of the event is to present the European values, the benefits of educational mobility, the positive impact of project results and the importance of the Erasmus + Program within a few predefined days so as to be visible and accessible to citizens, businesses, the media and the responsible for the shaping of policies in the sphere.

The initiative was a huge success in 2018 when 1435 events were held in 39 European countries on 12 and 13 October, bringing nearly 116 million citizens from and outside Europe. Events were organized in over 740 settlements in different parts of the world, highlighting the benefits and results of implemented project activities in all educational sectors.

Following this success, it was decided to conduct Erasmus Days and in 2019, on 10, 11 and 12 October.

How to get involved:

  • All current and previous Erasmus + beneficiaries are encouraged to demonstrate the results and impact of their project implementation by organizing a voluntary event (seminar, partner meeting, exhibition, etc.). The event should be registered on the official website of thwww.erasmusdays.eu initiative , which will be officially opened on 9 May 2019. Each registered event will be reflected on the website and will be visible on the Global Map of the initiative.
  • Each of the ten million previous and current participants / end-users in the different activities of the Program (students, students, teachers, youth workers, etc.) are encouraged to share their Erasmus + stories on social networks with a hash # ErasmusDays

Anyone wishing to organize an event on a voluntary basis on 10, 11 or 12 October 2019 could have done so by registering it on the official page of the www.erasmusdays.eu initiative after 9 May 2019, but no later than October 9, 2019

For the visual layout of events / sharing of information on social networks, please use the attached information material .

Erasmus+ Regional Information Day, University “Ismail Qemali” of Vlora

Date: 31 May 2019

Venue: University “Ismail Qemali” of Vlora

Topic: Info Session

One of the quickest and easiest ways to find out about Erasmus+ is to attend one of our Information Sessions. These events provide a rich information about the Erasmus+ Programmes and the widely possibilities to apply as a student, institution organization local administration etc.

Further details will be introducing this Friday, 31 of May, meeting point at University “Ismail Qemali” of Vlora.

Looking forward to seeing you soon.

Find out more about the Erasmus+ Regional Information Day more broadly:

Regional Info Day Erasmus+ 31 May 2019

Seminar and Conference HERE Albania, Korça, date 24 May

On May 24, 2019, in the premises of the Rectorate building of “Fan Noli” University, Korça has been organized seminar “Reforming Study Programs: Preparation of Academic Standards”. The activity is in the framework of the capacity building of High Education, in the preparation of academic standards, in accordance with the bylaws and the Bologna process. The seminar had a wide audience of lecturers, the V/Rector of the University of Korça and coordinators of study programs.

The objectives of the activity are: (a) To transfer knowledge of the elements of academic standards in two important areas: Teaching and Engineering, (b) Building capacity for real implementation of academic standards in the design, review and improvement of study programs. (c) Present good practices for strengthening the practical skills of students with a focus on Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences. The seminar served, in addition to the expected results, of transferring experience in the design, review and reorganization of study programs, in accordance with the requirements of the AL Law and related sub-legal acts.

Awareness of academic staff and management structures to build real processes of review and / or reorganization of study programs as well as capacity building to better understand the quality code requirements in relation to study programs

A particular focus was given to student growth and support and the involvement of all social partners, especially local government and business community.

 

The activity of May 24, continued with the First International Conference on Research Applications and Educational Methods (RAEM). The conference was intended to focus on the main problems that universities have in the country and abroad with regard to the implementation of scientific research and methods of education. The Team of  higher education reform experts introduced case studies in engineering and biology programs.

Program

Presentation

Field Monitoring Visit Erasmus+ and ICM Project at Univeristy “Luigj Gurakuqi” of Shkodra.

On 13 May 2019, NEO Albania Staff held a monitoring meeting for the International Credit Mobility project “Reforming doctoral studies in Montenegro and Albania – good practice paradigm”, in implementation by the University of Shkodra “Luigj Gurakuqi”.

The meeting ensures the fairness of criteria used and transparency of the selection process of participation in mobilities. The completion of compulsory documents as Partnership agreement, Quality Assurance, Management Plan, Visibility & Exploitation obligations and the difficulties faced during the processes were discussed. NEO Staff Albania guided and gave recommendations to improve the timely implementation of ICM project.  

The University of Shkodra “Luigj Gurakuqi” during the 2015-2020 timeframe, has 9 ongoing ICM partnerships in Albania.

Albanian NEO and Albanian HERE Seminar “Development and Embedding of Academic Practice: Research-based education” 13 May 2019.

Date: 13/05/2019 – 9:30 to 15:25

Venue: University of Shkodra “Luigj Gurakuqi”

City: Shkodra

Organizer:  National Erasmus+ Office of Albania and HERE National Team

The Albanian Higher Education Reform Experts (HERE) team in cooperation with the Albanian National Erasmus + Office and the University “Luigj Gurakuqi” of Shkodra organized on May 13th, 2019 at the University of Shkodra premises, the seminar on the “Development and Embedding of Academic Practice: Research-based education”.

The Seminar was focused on Research-based principles of Learning and Teaching Strategies and how they could be implemented in Higher Education Institutions. EU expert, Prof. Melita Kovacevic (EU HE Expert Former Vice-Rector for Research and Technology University of Zagreb), the key speaker of the seminar introduces the experience and guided how these practices could be implemented. Experts of Albania HE Research provide additional research-based experience on Albanian HE context, followed from Albanian student’s personal experiences.

The seminar gathered a total of around 100 participants coming from HEIs (Tirana, Elbasan, Shkodra, Vlora, Gjirokatra, and Durrës), Albanian NEO staff, students and representatives from Ministry of Education, Sports and Youth.

Agenda of National Seminar 13 May 2019, Shkoder

Welcome greetings

Gëzim Dibra ,  University of Shkodra “Luigj Gurakuqi”

Representative from MASR

Representative from EU Delegation

Mrs. Aida Breti, National Office of Erasmus+, Albania

Mrs. Melita Kovacevic, EU Expert.

How do students benefit from research-based education?

Experiences of research-based teaching strategies in Higher Education Institutions in

Albania.

Mrs. Anila Paparisto, HERE Albania.

National Quality Code and the need for a Strategically Teaching Methods Framework

Support.

Mrs. Bizena Bijo, HERE Albania and Mr. Flamur Bidaj, HERE Albania.

Questions, answers and discussions.

Panel experts.

Practice of implementation of research-based teaching strategies in Higher Education

Institutions.

Mrs. Melita Kovacevic, EU Expert.

Student perspective and evaluation of Research based teaching strategies in HEI in

Albania,

Iris Markja, Keisi Meçaj, Klaudia Kaiku, Students from TU and PUT.

Discussions

Conclusions & Recommendations.

Mrs. Fatmira Shehu, HERE Albania

14.25-15.25

  • Presentations

01 Melita Kovacevic, EU Expert.

02 Anila Paparisto, HERE Albania.

03 Bizena Bijo, HERE Albania and Flamur Bidaj, HERE Albania

04 Mrs. Melita Kovacevic, EU Expert

05 Students Presentation from TU and PUT

HERE Link

BE Panair

On 10th May, the Erasmus + National Office was present at the EU fair  at the Europe’s biggest 2019 event, having an amazing afternoon,full with discussion, music, fully dedicated to Europe and more of all valuable information regarding to the studies at European Universities, student mobility programs, scholarships for Master studies, funding of cooperation projects between Albanian and European universities through the Erasmus +