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IFEES Global Award Nomination Process Begins

IFEES Secretariat is proud to announce the opening of this year’s IFEES Global Award for Excellence in Engineering Education.  We invite all members of IFEES Community to begin thinking seriously about nominating an individual who they believe falls within the

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What I have been thinking about…

By: Dan Mote* Colleagues and friends, I wish to use this opportunity to speak to you about two related matters that have captured my attention for some time. The first are strategic issues for engineering that could have significant implications

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Engineering 2014 Congress of Latin America and the Caribbean

        Argentina will host the Engineering 2014 Congress of Latin America and the Caribbean in November 4-6, 2014.  Some of the topics and themes that will be addressed are: ”The challenges of a new engineering to address sustainable development”, “Present and future

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ISTEC’s XX General Assembly in Mexico

The leaders of Ibero-American Science and Technology Education Consortium (ISTEC) invite all members to participate in ISTEC’s XX General Assembly, to be held at the National Institute for Research in Astrophysics, Optics and Electronics (INAOE) in Tonantzintla, Puebla, México, March 26-28, 2014. Please find

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IFEES Bulletin recently published

IFEES Secretariat is pleased to share with its community and friends the IFEES’ Bulletin: ”The Global Bulletin of Engineering Education.” A quarterly publication that addresses cutting edge research and current developments in Engineering Education. Please click here to view the latest volume of

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International Conference on Transformations in Engineering Education, Hubli 2014 India

The world needs outstanding engineering talent to address the challenges facing humanity. The vision of this International Conference on “Transformations in Engineering Education” (ICTIEE) was to bring together leaders of engineering education from across the world for “Sharing Best Practices

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THE PROMISE AND PROSPECTS OF MOOCs

By Professor R. Natarajan Summary The nature and scope of MOOCs, their history and taxonomy are first briefly described. The major players, mostly from the US, and our National Program on Technology-Enhanced Learning, as well as the MITOpen Courseware  project

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Graduate Attributes and Professional Competencies

Several accrediting bodies for engineering qualifications have developed outcomes-based criteria for evaluating programmes. Similarly, a number of engineering regulatory bodies have developed or are in the process of developing competency-based standards for registration. Educational and professional accords for mutual recognition

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ASIBEI Workshops in January 20-25th, 2014

By Jose Carlos Quadrado In January 2014, University of Talca hosted a series of workshops on curricular reorganization for engineering degrees and the analysis of the performance of current Chilean engineering degrees, focusing specifically on how to reduce the duration

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Challenges of the Next Decade in Brazilian Higher Education

By José Roberto Cardoso Escola Politécnica da USP, Brazil Brazilian Higher Education is one of the more crystallized concepts in the Brazilian education community. When someone suggests any movement in the direction of changing the system in order to adapt

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