Presentation on theme: "Quality and Leadership for Romanian Higher Education."— Presentation transcript:
Quality and Leadership for Romanian Higher Education
. Context Five strategic projects on Romanian higher education Quality and Leadership in Higher Education Doctoral schools Research in universities University management National Students Electronic Enrollment System All financed by structural funds All 3 years projects (2008-2011) All coordinated by the Executive Agency for University Research
Quality and Leadership for Romanian Higher education Objectives 1. Vision “Romanian higher education in 2025” 2. Web 2.0 platform about foresight – FORwiki 3. Support for leadership in universities - Foresight training - Blueprint for university foresight - Higher Education Observatory - International conference “Future of Higher Education” (2011) 4. Methodology for differentiating Romanian universities
Partners UEFISCSU – coordinator National Council of Universities’ Managers Romanian Academy Romanian Agency for Quality in Higher Education Fraunhofer – Gesellschaft zur Forderung der angewandten Forshung e.V (Fraunhofer ISI)– Foresight Group Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS) UNESCO – European Centre for Higher Education European Universities Association (EUA)
Objective 1. Vision “Romanian Higher Education in 2025” Structure of consultations Panels on system’s output 1. UNIVERSITIES AND HUMAN CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT 2. UNIVERSITIES AS KNOWLEDGE PRODUCRES 3. UNIVERSITIES AND ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT 4. UNIVERSITIES AND SOCIAL VALUES 5. INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIVENESS OF UNIVERSITIES Panels on system’s output 1. UNIVERSITIES AND HUMAN CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT 2. UNIVERSITIES AS KNOWLEDGE PRODUCRES 3. UNIVERSITIES AND ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT 4. UNIVERSITIES AND SOCIAL VALUES 5. INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIVENESS OF UNIVERSITIES June–Nov. 2009 10 panels on policy instruments - Financing - Academic profession - Curriculum -…. 10 panels on policy instruments - Financing - Academic profession - Curriculum -…. Policy Delphi (web 2.0) Policy Delphi (web 2.0) Panel VISION 2025 Nov. 2009 – March 2010 October 2010 March -June 2010 6. System view
Objective 1. Vision “Romanian Higher Education in 2025” Knowledge flow May –Oct. 2009 Assessment of current situation Drivers of change Stakeholders' analysis Success Scenarios 2025 Good practices Instruments supporting success scenarios ONLINE DELPHI March-June 2010 Assessment of instruments against scenarios’ major objectives June-Sept 2010 VISION 2025 = Reevaluated scenarios + instruments Output panels Policy challenges Policy challenges System panels Nov. 2009 – March 2010 Green + White Paper Higher Education 2015 Green + White Paper Higher Education 2015
Objective 2. FORwiki = foresight wiki with two components: clarifications on foresight concepts in the context of higher education; practices relevant for the foresight methods. Fed by: Ten Mutual Learning Workshops (Bucharest Dialogue) Individual contributions of experts Community Foresight researchers Foresight practitioners Persons interested in foresight Sustainable dialogue beyond the project?
Objective 3. Support for Leadership University foresight Blueprint for university foresight Possible pilot study: Two universities already interested Ownership: belongs to the university
Objective 3. Support for Leadership University Observatory = Online platform including: Repository of relevant policy documents Periodic semantic analysis of regulations, reports and national news on higher education 15 reports of focus-groups on drivers of change for higher education.