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Philosophy and Theory of Higher Education Society

The Philosophy and Theory of Higher Education Society plays an important role in the joint international endeavour of developing and strengthening the discussions about the purpose and role of the university as an institution. The Society aims to be central to the formation of an initiative to establish a lasting joint international academic venture into the Philosophy and Theory of Higher Education. We encourage a multi-generational membership including PhD students, and newer and experienced researchers and scholars.

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About the UKCGE

The UK Council for Graduate Education is the independent voice of the UK postgraduate community.
Established in 1994, the UKCGE champions and enhances postgraduate education and research by enabling collective leadership on the development of postgraduate affairs across UK HEIs, research agencies and funding bodies.

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Projects

DocEnhance

DocEnhance supports Higher Education Institutions’ efforts to enhance early-stage researchers’ skills intelligence by developing transferable skills courses and integrating them into PhD programmes.

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About EUA CDE

The EUA Council for Doctoral Education (EUA-CDE) was launched in 2008 at the initiative of the European University Association, responding to a growing interest in doctoral education and research training in Europe. An integral part of the European University Association, it is now the largest European network in this field, covering more than 260 universities and institutions working on issues related to doctoral education and research training in 36 countries.

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Digital

PRIDE Webinar – Transferable Skills Trainings

On 15 November 2018 the second webinar of the PRIDE association explored the implementation and assessment of transferable skills trainings. We invited two experts to share their experiences with us: Verity Elston leads the career counselling service for PhDs and postdocs at the University of Lausanne Graduate Campus. Christian Dumpitak is Managing Director of the Interdisciplinary Graduate and Research Academy Düsseldorf.

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Digital

PRIDE Webinar – Doctoral Supervision

For the first PRIDE Webinar on 24 November 2017, we invited the author of the “Handbook for Doctoral Supervisors” Stan Taylor and Melita Kovačević, Vice-President of the PRIDE Association to discuss the importance of supervision.

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