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ACECU - Catalan Association of University Continuing Education

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ACECU - Catalan Association of Universities Continuing Education

Associació Catalana d'Educació Continua Universitaria

 

Contact details:

Charo Romano
Director
Centre de Formació Permanent
Fundation University Rovira i Virgili
Avda de l'Onze de Setembre, 112
43203 Reus (SPAIN)

Email charo.romano@fundacio.urv.cat
Tel. +44 20 8223 2643
Fax +44 20 8223 3394

 



  • 1994 – 10 Catalan universities
  • All universities have signed agreement
  • No fees, no core staff
  • Board of directors

Reasons

Competencies transfer – Catalan government issues

  1. Same politic/socio/economic environment à same market. Benchmarking à easier.
  2. Developed in the early 90’s, management of CE agreement by the universities
  3. Big Catalan Universities – same model of managing postgraduate education
    • Managed o/s university in collaboration with external
    • External cos. with the universities
    • Barcelona – cluster of big business schools à common interest
  • Joined other Spain network (RUPEC)
  • 4 benchmarking meetings per year
    • management
    • policies
  • 1 seminar per year regarding special issues – qual/management, models/Bologna
  • Lobbying

 




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