• News
Publication date:
30 Oct 2018

Due to the success of the past training activities, we will hold a 1.5-day interactive training session again to provide information and advice on how to make the most of HEInnovate. The training is run in cooperation with the European Commission, and it will take place in Brussels on the 12-13 December 2018. It is aimed at participants who are...

  • Case studies
Country:
Poland
Area of discipline:
Engineering

Warsaw University of Technology (WUT) is a public university with 19 faculties, one college, and campuses in Warsaw and Plock. Mazovia region, which surrounds both cities, makes the greatest contribution to Polish GDP, and is home to 20% of Polish enterprises in high and medium-high technology sectors and 28% of companies operating in the "high...

  • Case studies
Country:
Poland
Area of discipline:
Business and Economics

The SGH - Internationalised institution case study is about the effort to develop the international relationships of the HEI as an integral part of the development strategy, integrating this dimension toward different aspects of the HEI’s activities. Internationalisation could be considered both as a strategy for attracting staff, students and...

  • News
Publication date:
05 Oct 2018

The Netherlands is amongst the leading countries in the EU concerning the capacity of higher education institution (HEIs) to create value for the economy and the society, according to the new OECD and European Commission HEInnovate country review report. The report, which is now available to download at https://heinnovate.eu/en/resources...

  • Other documents
Country:
Netherlands

This publication presents the findings and recommendations of the HEInnovate review of the impact of higher education institutions (HEIs) on entrepreneurship and innovation in the Netherlands. The review assesses the strategies and practices of HEIs in the Netherlands in supporting entrepreneurship and innovation, along with the government policy...

  • News
Publication date:
28 Sep 2018

The Digital Transformation and Capability dimension of the HEI self-assessment tool is now available in all EU languages. With digital tools and practices being important drivers of innovation and entrepreneurship, the latest dimension of HEI innovate allows users to assess their HEIs digital capability. The eighth dimension of the HEI tool, which...

  • News
Publication date:
13 Sep 2018

Are you a student of entrepreneurship education or an entrepreneurship educator? The European Commission wants to know about your experience with entrepreneurship education! The Commission has launched a new project to identify and review different models used to assess entrepreneurship education programmes. This project is called Evaluation of...

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Higher education institutions are required to demonstrate the ways in which they respond to the social and economic needs of society, such as enhancing graduate employability, facilitating social mobility and wider access to higher education, contributing to national economic growth and local development in short and long term, stimulating new...

  • News
Publication date:
28 Jun 2018

The research and innovation arm of the OECD, the Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI), has launched a new project to support higher education institutions to enhance the quality of their teaching to foster students’ creative and critical thinking. The Fostering and assessing students’ creative and critical thinking skills in higher...

  • News
Publication date:
15 Jun 2018

We are happy to announce that the HEInnovate tool has been updated with a new dimension for Digital Transformation and Capability. The new dimension, which goes live today, will allow users to assess their HEIs digital capability. Digital tools and practices are drivers of innovation and entrepreneurship. An HEI should understand, explore, and...

  • Guidance notes

Digital transformation creates possibilities for a much wider impact on the HEI, its staff, students and the stakeholder community. An important part of making use of digital capacity is to ensure that the vision for digital transformation, set out in the strategy, takes into account the wider environment and the full range of opportunities...

  • Guidance notes

Open educational resources, open science and open data practices are reshaping knowledge production and use in HEIs. Educators and students can capitalise on the open approach to create bespoke education programmes, benefitting from the latest relevant information, making quality education more accessible and equitable, as well as affordable...

  • Guidance notes

The use of digital technologies provides opportunities for innovative curriculum design and delivery that enhance quality and equity in teaching, learning and assessment. It is also increasingly important to integrate digital competence and skills development within the curricula and their intended learning outcomes across all disciplines. As...

  • Guidance notes

An HEI should consider how its digital infrastructure is and can remain fit-for-purpose, taking into account the dynamic nature of digital transformation and the diverse and evolving needs of its internal and external stakeholders. It is important to ensure that the digital infrastructure is consciously planned, managed and improved based on user...

  • Guidance notes

Fostering a digital culture which supports innovation and entrepreneurship requires a whole institution approach based on strong leadership and a holistic, well-designed and integrated strategy. The foundations of a digital culture need to be built on shared values, which are understood and embraced by all higher education stakeholders. The...