The form below allows direct acces to HEDBIB to all. A Member login is only required to additionally access abstracts and to e-mail search results. HEDBIB is a database on higher education systems, administration, planning, policy, and evaluation. It has been maintained by the IAU since 1988 with contributions from UNESCO Headquarters; the European Centre for Higher Education (CEPES); UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP); UNESCO International Institute for Higher Education in Latin America (IESALC); the American Council on Education (ACE). In 2012, the following IAU Member organisations have become contributing partners to HEDBIB :
Agence universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF), Associació Catalana d'Universitats Públiques (ACUP), Higher Education South Africa (HESA), Southern African Regional Universities Association (SARUA), Union de Universidades de América Latina (UDUAL).
June 2014 edition of New in HEDBIB
The June 2014 edition of New in HEDBIB has been published. New in Hedbib is a resource containing full references of newly entered publications into HEDBIB.
Published five times a year, New in HEDBIB is divided into the six main IAU priority themes: Equitable access and success in higher education; doctoral education; internationalisation; higher education and Education for All; intercultural dialogue; and sustainable development plus Other themes. IAU priority themes are sub-divided by region.
Each issue is supplemented by the IAU montly selection 'We Recommend', which provides a close-up of one or more publication
Higher Education Policy
June 2014 has been published
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Entitled "Innovative approaches to doctoral education in Africa (IDEA-PhD)" , this special issue of the IAU academic journal Higher Education Policy features three papers related to the theme of the IAU project on Innovative Approaches to Doctoral Education (IDEA-PhD). The first presents results of bilateral research cooperation project between 2000 and 2013 focusing on insitutional research capacity strengthening at Makarere university in Uganda. The second presents the results of a survey among African and European doctoral students undertaken to better understand the mechanisms and rationales behind Africa's depleting academic capacity and other research and academic staffing challenges faced by institutions in different African countries. The authors of the third paper review and propose a framework for evaluating doctoral education structures and practices in place or under development today at different universities in Africa.
Selective Bibliography on Higher Education in the countries of the Amazon
This Bibliography provides a selection of references of monographs, documents, reports and periodical articles on higher education in the nine countries which are part of the Amazon: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Equator, French Guyana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela. It covers the last five years, from 2009 to date. It has been produced within the context of the IAU International Conference on Blending Higher Education and Traditional Knowledge for Sustainable Development which takes place on 19 - 21 March 2014.