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3rd ObservIST Meeting

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

The 3rd Observist Meeting will be held on 25th June with the objective of promoting the Good Practices identified in the 4th Call, to promote their recognition and sharing.

After the evaluation of proposed practices, in the 4th Call of Observist, by a panel of evaluators, 17 Good Practices were identified in 7 of the 11 defined thematic areas:

  • Higher Education
  • Internationalization
  • Communication
  • Infrastructure
  • Processes and Quality
  • Human Resources
  • Research, Development and Innovation

The panel of evaluators selected the proposal “From Good to Excellent, a workshop of Soft Skills with history” to “Good Practice of the Year”.

The IST community is invited to this Meeting.

NOTE: The presentations will be in PT

Erasmus+ – Staff Mobility for Training

Monday, February 19th, 2018

On 7th February 2018, under the Erasmus+ Programme – Higher EducationStaff Mobility for Training, the AEPQ-Institutional Studies, Planning and Quality Area’s Coordinator presented the SiQuIST-Integrated Quality Management System of the institution to some key elements of the American University of Armenia (AUA), namely, the Vice-President for Operations, Ashot Ghazaryan, and the Installation and Services Director, Chahan Sarkis Jebejian.

The objective of this Programme targets the institutional cooperation activities, establishing an organized 5 days long visit plan by the host institution, with a special focus on visiting similar services or offices and the dissemination of the Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) in the host institutions.

The AEPQ’s coordinator elaborated a brief presentation of the good practices developed in the management frame of AEPQ, which were recognized by the IST Good Practices Observatory (ObservIST).

Projeto ROAD – Regional Objectives for Administrative Development

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

On 21 and 22 March 2017, IST received 20 international partners for the ROAD (Regional Objectives for Administrative Development) project kick-off meeting

This project, approved in 2016 under the ERASMUS + programme, aims at reinforcing capacities in local development strategies, through the training of civil servants of Kyrgyzstan and Turkmenistan.

Additional information may be found here.

European Observatory on Good Practices in University Strategic Management – EUSUM

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Instituto Superior Técnico – IST, is involved as partner in a project in the field of  Strategic Management at the level of higher education institutions, entitled Strategic University Management: Unfolding Practices – SUMUP.

As part of the project, and with the purpose of promoting Good Practices in this area, through the collection and dissemination of successful initiatives, the European Observatory on Good Practices in University Strategic Management – EUSUM, was created.

A call for proposals on Good Practices in Strategic management is open until the end of May, which are related to:

• Financial Sustainability

• Social and Environmental Responsibility

• Human Resources

• Recognition and Reputation

• Quality Management

• Infrastructure and Equipment

• Internationalization

• Regional Involvement

At the end of the process, an international expert team will evaluate the proposals and validate those that meet the previosuly set criteria.  The Good Practices selected will be recognized and disseminated publicly based on the data provided by the abovementioned Observatory, and some of them may be presented by the respective proposing institutions by invitation of the project organization at an International Conference to be held in Barcelona, in September 2013.

The submission is simple, through a short summary of the Good Practice in an online  form. Further information on the project and evaluation criteria of the Good Practices may be obtained at the Observatory webpage.