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18 Oct Respected Technical qualifications selected for use in University Technical Colleges

Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) (RAEng)
2012
In March 2011, the Baker-Dearing Trust in conjunction with Edge asked the Royal Academy of Engineering to identify the technical qualifications in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) that would be respected by the STEM community
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18 Oct Slovenia need a new Vision of Economic and Social Development (1 + 4 + 16 pages)

Engineering Academy of Slovenia (IAS)
2014
Slovenia is falling behind in technological development because of economic reasons as well as because technological intelligence has been left out from deciding on key questions on economic, predominantly industrial, and general society development. Slovenian Academy of Engineering has carried out consultations to point out, for the public and decision-makers, the inadequate state on different fields that are creating the present economic crisis. The position paper is divided in three parts: first, named “Initiative for New Industrial Development of Slovenia” is summarizing 7 propositions from the position paper. Second, named “Vision, Direction, Propositions” is dividing propositions in three main fields: industrial policy, education and research and is presenting together 17 propositions. Third part, named “Purpose of the Initiative and Propositions of Slovenian Academy of Engineering”, is further explaining propositions from first two parts. The position paper was distributed together with the Comparative Analysis of Higher Education, Research, Development, Innovations and Economy Achievements of Slovenia to relevant state institutions and other interested organisations.
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18 Oct Framework of Spatial Planning in the Region of Epirus. Sustainability as set-square

Technical Chamber of Greece (TCG)
2012
Topics: - Spatial and Urban Planning in the Region of Epirus - The location in the Region of Epirus in national and European area - Data - trends - prospects - Guidelines for Sustainable Development in the Region of Epirus - Action Plan (highlighting of the natural environment, aquatic and marine environment, management of solid and water waste, activities to strengthen productive sectors)
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18 Oct Fostering informatics education German

Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences (SATW)
2014
Information and communications technology (ICT) may be viewed as the key technology of the 21st century. According to a report published by the Technische Gesellschaft Zürich, over 80% of current jobs in Switzerland require more or less thorough knowledge of ICT. Healthcare, finance, transportation, the machine industry, chemistry – i.e. all the technology-based professions – would by now be inconceivable without ICT. It would therefore seem logical for informatics to also play a significant role in schools. Yet this is not the case: ICT education is close to non-existent in Swiss schools. With the exception of the canton of Solothurn, at the level of compulsory education there are few content-related directives and even fewer obligations to provide classes in media education and informatics. At gymnasium level, informatics is only offered as an elective course. Even the “Lehrplan 21” (the planned common curriculum for compulsory education in German-speaking cantons) involves no major changes: in its structure, informatics only appears in a subsection. The term “informatics education” covers the academic topics linked to computers: informatics, computer technology, ICT applications and others. This terminology, which originated in Germany, allows for a comprehensive view of relevant educational contents relating to ICT and for the formulation of coherent and level-appropriate educational concepts. Informatics education aims not only to train pupils as users but to turn them into veritable agents.
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18 Oct Making design engineering fascinating Recommendations for training qualified design engineers

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech)
2012
Today's design engineers act as developers, drivers and originators in the process of creating new products. They conceive new products for businesses taking account of all the phases in the product's life cycle, and they provide the documentation needed to manufacture them. As such, they have a direct influence on the success of manufacturing companies. They need to be creative and continuously rise to the challenge of using new materials and technologies. In addition to traditional design engineering know-how in areas such as machine components and materials, functional groups, production and assembly technology, design engineering methodology, systematic problem solving and spatial visualisation skills, they increasingly also require IT and programming skills as well as electrical engineering and mechatronics know-how. Systems design draws on a combination of all these skills.
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18 Oct Slovenia Needs a New Vision for the Development of the Economy and Society (16 pages – en)

Engineering Academy of Slovenia (IAS)
2014
Slovenia is falling behind in technological development because of economic reasons as well as because technological intelligence has been left out from deciding on key questions on economic, predominantly industrial, and general society development. Slovenian Academy of Engineering has carried out consultations to point out, for the public and decision-makers, the inadequate state on different fields that are creating the present economic crisis. The position paper is focusing on the Purpose of the Initiative and Propositions of Slovenian Academy of Engineering, and is explaining propositions from first two parts of the position papers in Slovenian language. The position paper was distributed to international partner organisations of the Slovenian Academy of Engineering and other interested organisations.
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18 Oct Comparative Analysis of Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovations of Slovenia (92 pages – slo)

Engineering Academy of Slovenia (IAS)
2014
Analysis of educational system in Slovenia and Research, development and innovative achievements of Slovenia has now become an annual task and receives and generates substantial interest from interested parties. In 2014 it focused on higher education in Slovenia, on research and development activities and in Slovenia.
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18 Oct The Value-Creating University – From Enclave to Key Role

Danish Academy of Technical Sciences (ATV)
2012
In order to strengthen Denmark’s position in the era of globalisation, ATV in this report sums up the unique position of the 8 Danish universities as to becoming a vital driving force in society as knowledge is the key to excelling in international competition. The report focuses on 4 themes: The financial issue – from expense to investment in knowledge; the university as driver for knowledge exchange; education and talent strategy; growth-creating leadership.
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18 Oct Devising an Educational Barometer for University Educations

Danish Academy of Technical Sciences (ATV)
2014
The most important value-stream of the Danish universities are their graduates. The graduates must be educated at the highest level possible, given the resources at hand. In this report, ATV analyses central elements in the master degrees obtainable at Danish universities – elements such as professionalism, competency, capabilities, scientific level, value-creation and international comparability.
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18 Oct Recruitment of school teachers with science as main subject

Danish Academy of Technical Sciences (ATV)
2014
Too few young people chose to educate themselves as school teachers with science as main subject. The report sum up experiences from a conference and smaller follow up meetings. In this report, ATV gives recommendations for action to main stakeholders in order to make the education more attractive.
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