Tineke Swart and Marjo van den Haspel visited UFV campus on 23rd and 24th November. The aim was to identify best practices within institutions witha similar programme/s and our strategic partner institutions. Several meetings were arranged with staff of the International Office (photo), International Relations degree, Business degree, Internships department and the Language Center.
Second meeting of the network, hosted by UNICA, the new partner of the network.
Attended by the following: P. Nixon(THUAS), R. Rawash (THUAS), E. Lister (University of Derby), J. Pavlik (Masaryk University), B. Navajas (UFV), A. Carucci (UNICA) and several academic staff from UNICA. K. Jokipakka (TAMK) attended by Skype.
A name is agreed: The Hague Network.
First steps towards stablishing objectives and goals of the network. Paul Nixon will take the lead for the network for the next three years.
Programme Director, European Studies & Principal Lecturer Paul Shotton, from THUAS visited Finland, Tampere and TAMK in early November 2017. Prof. Shotton had several meetings evolving around topics from annual planning and budgeting to curriculum building, to coaching teams as a method of teaching, and to community building, for example. The visit was beneficial to both parties: the benchmarking discussions were engaging and future collaboration is brewing.