Misc.

Premios Manuel Castillo 2015

El Patronat Nord-Sud de la Fundació General de la Universitat de València convoca la séptima edición de los premios Manuel Castillo sobre Cooperación y paz. Estos galardones buscan premiar la labor investigadora y divulgadora de[…]

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Marxa Mundial pel Clima #BCN29N

Join the Global Climate March!

Economics of Education

Alternative Economic Models for Equitable Online Higher Education

On October 21-22, this UNESCO Chair held a series of events aimed at opening up a new research field on economics of online higher education. This initiative is meant to be our response to widely discussed Sustainable Development[…]

Gender & ICTs

Premi Dona TIC 2015

  A Catalunya, ha estat anunciada una nova iniciativa, el Premi Dona TIC 2015. Aquest projecte està organitzat per la Generalitat de Catalunya, a través d’idigital i per Tertúlia Digital, amb la col·laboració de l’Observatori[…]

Economics of Education

Conferencia el 22 de octubre en Barcelona

La Cátedra UNESCO en Educación y Tecnología para el Cambio Social les invita a la conferencia pública: “Do the Principles of Digital Economics Apply to the Higher Education Market?” a cargo de Burck Smith, CEO[…]

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UNESCO Chairs chart new paths to increasing global and local engagement of universities

Last September 29th we participated in the 1st meeting of the UNESCO Chairs Working Group organized by GUNI. The event, held in Barcelona at the Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site, gathered around 30 representatives of UNESCO Chairs in Education[…]

Rankings

Will Ranking System Be Abandoned Everywhere?

For many years, ranking ruled the education world, in the U.S. and everywhere. To get a better spot in existing ranking systems run mainly by private entities, colleges would invest into infrastructure, construct posh athletic[…]

Education Worldwide

UNICEF warns of a children generation deprived of schooling in Middle East

Around the world millions of children are living violent conflicts leaving them both physical and psychological scars. In this context, attending to school is no longer a viable option, condemning their future opportunities and the[…]

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A message from the Executive Director: One award, a welcome and a farewell

We are proud to share that this UNESCO Chair’s Academic Director, Albert Sangrà, Professor of UOC, received the Excellence in e-Learning Award by the Global Learn Tech Congress (GLTC). The GLTCis part of the renowned World Education Congress, a[…]