03° Volume – INTERUNIVERSITY COOPERATION IN A PERIOD OF GLOBALIZATION: THE NECESSARY SOLIDARITY

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TABLE OF CONTENTS – FIRST PART

1.“Higher education: extremely important element in the organization of modern society” – “Enseignement supérieur: élément moteur de l’organisation de la société moderne” (1993)–  Text (preface) presenting the book   “The University as an institution today” – “L’université aujourd’hui”, written by Alfonso Borrero Cabal and revised by an international team. It was published in English in 1993 and in French in 1994 by the International Development Centre of Canada and UNESCO, pgs ix to xxii in both versions.

1.French version: “Higher education: extremely important element in the organization of modern society” – “Enseignement supérieur: élément moteur de l’organisation de la société moderne” (1993)–  Text (preface) presenting the book   “The University as an institution today” – “L’université aujourd’hui”, written by Alfonso Borrero Cabal and revised by an international team. It was published in English in 1993 and in French in 1994 by the International Development Centre of Canada and UNESCO, pgs ix to xxii in both versions.

2.“Unitwin/Unesco Chairs Programme – Programme Unitwin/Chaires Unesco – Genèse, évolution, perspectives” (1999) – Text in French (original and English) Genèse, evolution, perspectives” – The original text was written on 16th February 1999 and published some months later after the departure of the author from UNESCO with the title “Le Programme UNITWIN/Chaires UNESCO – Une approche novatrice en faveur du transfert des connaissances”. The published text was modified without the participation of the author. The present document contains the original version. Eliminated elements by the editors are highlighted. The “revised” version served as presentation of the 1999 edition of the Directory/Répertoire of the UNITWIN/UNESCO Chairs programme  (UNESCO 1999- ED-99/WS/7) – pgs 5 to  9 in English and 10 to 14 in French.

3.“New Trends in interuniversity cooperation at global level” (1994) – Programme on Institutional Management in Higher Education (IHME OECD, 11th General Conference – 2 September 1992) – Published  in 1994 by OECD in English and French by OECD in the Journal “Higher Education Management” (“Gestion de l’enseignement supérieur”) – vol 6 – no 1- pgs. 104 to 114 in the English version and  114 to 125 in the French)- IMHE-OCDE- 1994.

3.French version: “New Trends in interuniversity cooperation at global level” (1994) – Programme on Institutional Management in Higher Education (IHME OECD, 11th General Conference – 2 September 1992) – Published  in 1994 by OECD in English and French by OECD in the Journal “Higher Education Management” (“Gestion de l’enseignement supérieur”) – vol 6 – no 1- pgs. 104 to 114 in the English version and  114 to 125 in the French)- IMHE-OCDE- 1994.

4.“UNITWIN/Cátedras UNESCO: Nuevas bases para la cooperación internacional (1998)- Text of a speech presented during a symposium organizad by Universidad Deusto, Bilbao, Pais Vasco, España- “Educación y Desarrollo- América Latina ante el siglo XXI: problemas y perspectivas”- 31 March to  03 April 1998.

5.“Trends and challenges in higher education: a global approach” (1991)- Text elaborated to the Second Collective Consultation of Non?Governmental Organizations Specialized in Higher Education in Paris and to the Symposium in Caracas, Venezuela, on “New Rules of Higher Education at World Level: the Case of Latin America and Caribbean ? Future and Prospects” – Paris, 8 to 10 April 1991 and  Caracas, 2 to 3 May 1991. The document was published in French (original), English and Spanish.

6.“Objectives and institutionalization of the Global University System”  (1999) – Text of a speech during an international conference organized in Tampere, Finland, aiming at the creation of the  network  GUS – Global University System. The text was published in 2003 as chapter of the book “Global Peace through the Global University System- edited by Tapio Varis, Takeshi Utsumi and William Klemm- Unesco Chair in Global e-learning e University of Tampere, Research Centre for Vocational Education, Hämeenlinna, 2003 – pgs. 54 to 76.

7.“La crise de la vache folle et la coopération interuniversitaire” (1996)–  This text was presented during an international conference on «Mutations des enseignements supérieurs” organized jointly by the Université de Paris I and Université Francophone de Galatasaray in Istanbul- Turkey- 18-20 April 1996.  The original is in French. A Spanish version was published in Mexico.

8.“Cooperación interuniversitaria en tiempos de globalización” (1999) – Document presented during a meeting organized in the University of Granada, Spain, on 22th October 1999 – This document was not edited neither revised.

9.“Comments to a document on internationalization of higher education in the framework of the World Bank” (2005) – This was not originally a public document. It was part of a correspondence sent to one expert in charge of a project elaborated between 2003-2005 in the framework of the Wortd Bank.

10.“The relevance of international co-operation in higher education for graduate employment” – Dumitru Chitoran and Marco Antonio Rodrigues Dias- (1998) – Chapter of the book “Graduate Prospects in a changing society” – UNESCO Publishing and Inter-American Organization for Higher Education- 1998- pgs. 63 a 76.

11.“Les barrières culturelles à la coopération» (1988) – This text was used to a speech persented during an international conference in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on 25th April 1988 on «le rôle grandissant des universités dans la coopération internationale»- organized by Association des Universités et des Collèges du Canada, Agence canadienne de Développement International –ACDI- and Dalhahousie University. A Portuguese version «As barreiras culturais na cooperação», with a translation by Marcelo Montiel da Rocha, was published by the CRUB (Council of Brectors of Brazilian universitdies) Journal “Educação Brasileira» 10 (21), pgs 125-138) – A Spanish version was published by the journal « Educación Superior »- Caracas- Centro Regional para la Educación Supérior en América Latina y el Caribe – Enero/Diciembre 1989 – nos 27-28, pgs, 182 to 194.

TABLE OF CONTENTS – SECOND PART

1.“Institutional and political challenges of accreditation at the international level” (2006) – This text was signed jointly by Professor Hans Van Ginkel, rector of the United Nations University and Professor Marco Antonio Rodrigues Dias- It was presented to the Third Barcelona Conference on Higher Education (27 to 29 November 2006), organized by GUNI –Global University Network for Innovation- It was published as chapter of the book  Higher Education in the world 2007 (Guni series on the social commitment of universities 2) on the general theme of  “Accreditation for quality assurance: what is at stake?” – Palgrave Macmilan- pgs. 37 to 57. The Spanish version  “Retos institucionales y políticos de la acreditación en el ámbito internacional” was published in December 2006 by Ediciones Mundi-Prensa, as chapter of the book “La educación superior en el mundo 2007 –Acreditación para la garantía de calidad: Qué está en juego?”- pgs. 37 to 57.

1.English version: “Institutional and political challenges of accreditation at the international level” (2006) – This text was signed jointly by Professor Hans Van Ginkel, rector of the United Nations University and Professor Marco Antonio Rodrigues Dias- It was presented to the Third Barcelona Conference on Higher Education (27 to 29 November 2006), organized by GUNI –Global University Network for Innovation- It was published as chapter of the book  Higher Education in the world 2007 (Guni series on the social commitment of universities 2) on the general theme of  “Accreditation for quality assurance: what is at stake?” – Palgrave Macmilan- pgs. 37 to 57. The Spanish version  “Retos institucionales y políticos de la acreditación en el ámbito internacional” was published in December 2006 by Ediciones Mundi-Prensa, as chapter of the book “La educación superior en el mundo 2007 –Acreditación para la garantía de calidad: Qué está en juego?”- pgs. 37 to 57.

2.“Public and Private Higher Education: Public Good, Accreditation and International normative instruments on recognition of studies” (2002) – text partially in French and partially in English presented during the “Parallel Thematic workshop (Debates and Exchange of views) – Public vs. Private Higher Education: Public good, equity, access- First Global Forum on International Quality Assurance, Accreditation and the recognition of qualifications in higher education – globalisation and higher education”- UNESCO, Paris, 17-18 October 2002.

3.“Philosophical and political basis for ensuring quality in higher education” (2004) – Document presented during the symposium on  “Quality Assurance in higher education and Mutual Recognition of Qualifications between Research Universities” organized by  GUNI-AP, 20-21 September 2004, in Hangzhou, China.

4.“Quality in higher education from an international point of view: the role of Unesco (1993) – Text of a speech presented during the “First biennial Conference and General Conference of the International Network of Quality Assurance  in Higher Education (INQAAHE) -  Montreal, 24-28 May 1993.

5.“Interuniversity linkages for improving quality” (1995) – Third meeting- International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education – 21-23 May 1995, Utrecht the Netherlands – The text was published in a special edition, with the format of a booklet, “Proceedings”, by the Association of Netherland Universitdies, International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education and Inspectorate of Education of Netherland  Pgs. 72 to 80.

6.“The abandonment of the 1993 Recommendation on recognition of studies and diplomas of higher education” – This was not a public document and was not published anywhere. These are personnel reflections of the author shared with some experts interested on the subject.

7.“Non à des situations d’injustice, oui à un monde de liberté” – (1992) -  Speech presented during the International Conference on the recognition of studies and the academic mobility » – Paris, 2-5 november 1992.

8.“Défis politiques de l’évaluation dans le contexte de la mondialisation” – (2007) – Speech presented during na international symposium on «l’Université en questions: les échecs des tentatives de réforme»  organized in the headquarters of the «Fondation Charles Léopold Mayer pour le progrès de l’homme»- Paris  -  8-9 March  2007.

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