The project is developed in the framework of the Erasmus+ KA2: Capacity Building Projects.
Relevant UNICA activity: Rectors Seminars
Coordinator: Vrije Universiteit Brussel (UNICA member)
UNICA's role: Developing training courses for university leadership and Dissemination
The LEAD project brings together experts and stakeholders in university governance and academic leadership from EU and China. The European expertise and experiences will help the Chinese HEIs to strengthen their governance and leadership for innovation and internationalisation. The LEAD project will provide unique training, workshops and role-model learning opportunities for university management teams, and an exchange platform between European and Chinese partners. This will facilitate and speed up the internationalization processes of HEIs, especially in the area of academic governance and leadership.
The project focuses on improving the competences of HEI academic leadership in governance for educational innovation and modernisation of Higher Education. Through the development of training modules, site visits, acedemic leadership seminars, job shadowing & other training activities, the project will aim at facilitating the EU-China cooperation on education innovations and joint research and support HEIs in strategic planning and change management.
The specific objectives of the project include:
The LEAD project will develop and implement on the following main activities: