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Voices from Experts: Věra Šťastná

In conversation with Engagement Readiness Monitor partners, Vera St'astna offered her insights on “engagement readiness” and contributed her valuable experience on the topic. RNDr. Věra Šťastná heads the Department of Analyses and Strategies at the Rectorate of Charles University (Prague, Czech Republic) since 2008. She has long been involved in the development of higher education

Voices from Experts: Jan Axelsson

Through engaging with external partners, HEIs can increase their meaningful contributions to their cities, regions, and nations. However, we still lack depth and understanding of the means and factors that enable external engagement. During the first half of 2021, the Engagement Readiness Monitor Project partners have talked to many experts to gain an in-depth understanding

Three Characteristics of the Finnish National Profile Defining Engagement Readiness

Engagement is a complex process that, despite the effort for clear definition and categorization of activities (Galán-Muros & Davey 2019; Jääskö et al 2018), cannot be perfectly unified. Even within united Europe, the structures of society, industry and higher education vary from country to country, and as main actors in the observed interaction they define

The Human Factor in Higher Education Institutions’ Engagement

As we conducted the expert interviews for the Engagement Readiness Monitor project, we got a wide range of opinions, experiences, and visions of HEI’s engagement, UBC interaction and readiness. However, there was one aspect that all interviewees recognized as crucially important – the human factor. As stated in the Situation Analysis of UBC of the Ministry

Blog editors: Alexandra Zinovyeva (UIIN) and Fleur Schellekens (UIIN)