News

First PRINCE2 certificated trainees

26 Sep 2017

From August 7th to 11th, 2017, first TACTIC trainees have taken the PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner Certification Exam training and obtained their PRINCE2 certificates. PRINCE2 is a set of globally recognized project management standards, useful for both employed and aspiring project managers. The training and examination was provided by Invensis Learning company and took place in the premises of HCMUT, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Find more about PRINCE2 and our first participants (from HUST and HCMUT) in this Work Package 2 section.

Fourth newsletter sent!

11 Sep 2017

In the end of August fourth edition of TACTIC newsletter was sent.

In the end of August fourth edition of TACTIC newsletter was sent. You can find its web version HERE.

Financial and Project Management Training

11 Aug 2017

After Administration Management and Student Enrollment and Human Resources Management, what came next? Another crucial area of the management of higher education institutions is that of finances.

After Administration Management and Student Enrollment and Human Resources Management, what came next? Another crucial area of the management of higher education institutions is that of finances. Training on Financial and Project Management therefore filled three consecutive weeks between May and June (May 22nd – June 9th) at our partner universities in Asia.

See more in this article.

Human Resources and Organizational Change Management

08 Aug 2017

In the end of June the second training module was completed. On behalf of TACTIC partner Université Perpignan Via Domitia, Dr. Laurent Giraud from Toulouse 1 Capitole University visited all three partner countries.

In the end of June the second training module was completed. On behalf of TACTIC partner Université Perpignan Via Domitia, Dr. Laurent Giraud from Toulouse 1 Capitole University first visited Mongolia in April (10th - 14th) and then continued with his journey to Cambodia and Vietnam two months later (June 12th - 23rd) to deliver training on Human Resource and Organizational Change Management.

See more in this article.

Administration Management and Student Enrollment Training

07 Jun 2017

In the end of March the first from four planned training modules took place in Asia. Co-organized and prepared by Talinn University of Technology, the training on Administration Management and Student Enrollment Training was delivered.

In the end of March the first from four planned training modules took place in Asia. Co-organized and prepared by Talinn University of Technology, the training on Administration Management and Student Enrollment Training was delivered to nominated staff from Cambodia and Vietnam by Ms Keit Kiissel and Ms Kadri-Ann Matson, experts from TUT's International Marketing and Recruitment and International Admissions offices.

See more in this article.

Rectors' Meeting

01 Jun 2017

March 6th - 10th, EURASHE (European Association of Institutions in Higher Education) and project coordinator co-organised meeting of twelve leading representatives from TACTIC partner universities from Cambodia, Vietnam and Mongolia.

March 6th - 10th, EURASHE (European Association of Institutions in Higher Education) and project coordinator co-organised meeting of twelve leading representatives from TACTIC partner universities from Cambodia, Vietnam and Mongolia. The Rectors’ Meeting took place in Brussels, Belgium in the EURASHE headquarters.

See more here.

Third newsletter is here!

21 Apr 2017

Third newsletter summarizing the recent project activities can be found HERE.

Third newsletter summarizing the recent project activities can be found HERE. The main project phase we are currently in has brought a lot of activities. Stay tuned for more information!

Second project newsletter published!

30 Dec 2016

After the first project newsletter here we come with the second edition.

After the first project newsletter here we come with the second edition, you can download it HERE.

- CALL FOR EXPERTS -

18 Nov 2016

TACTIC announced a Call for Experts

TACTIC aims at developing the capacities of Higher Education Institutions in Mongolia, Vietnam and Cambodia to modernise the universities’ management, and improve the services and procedures in line with the advanced EU standards. Detailed information is available in About project and Workpackages sections.

Based on the research about current state of HEI in above mentioned countries, TACTIC project is looking for European experts experienced in one of the fields below:

  • Human resource management
  • Financial and administrative management
  • Student admission and student support services

The trainings are taking place in March 2017, and will take place consecutively in all 3 countries, requiring experts to visit all 3 of them in one travel.

The expert will be expected to:

  • Prepare a training module on one of the above mentioned topics, in duration of 1-2 days;
  • Deliver a training in 3 partner countries in March 2017, with each training being attended by staff members of several higher education institutions;
  • Prepare a light questionnaire as a preparation to the training, in order to be aware of the participants’ current understanding of the issue.

Expert’s Profile

The selected expert must be able to demonstrate:

  • Practical experiences with the chosen subject, proven by previous experience in the field;
  • Previous experience in providing practical trainings;
  • Significant engagement in the international environment, demonstrated through participation in international conferences, projects, associations etc.
  • Good English language skills.

Conditions & Application Process

Experts will be selected through an open call for applications. Selected experts will not receive a financial contribution for their engagement. However, their travel and subsistence costs will be covered by the project, with the travel based on the economy class tickets.

Experts interested in applying should send a CV (in Europass format) together with a cover letter by November 27, 2016. to the following email address:

info@tactic.muni.cz


 

Second coordinating meeting of TACTIC has ended

01 Nov 2016

Another successful coordinating meeting of TACTIC, the Erasmus+ Capacity Building project, has come to an end.

Another successful coordinating meeting of TACTIC, the Erasmus+ Capacity Building project, has come to an end. Dilligent work, clear and insightful ideas and friendly atmosphere - this could be a brief description of second meeting which was held in Cambodia from October 24 to October 28, 2016. A week-long event brought together not only involved partners but raised an interest among wider public as well. The seminar on effective management of HEIs delivered by two distinguished guests, Dr. Dimitrios Tsivrikos and Mr. Johan Cloet, was attended by the Minister of Education, Youth and Sport H. E. Dr. Hang Chuon Naron along with more than 30 participants from the field of Cambodian higher education!

During the following days, partners involved in TACTIC were discussing current state of arts of the project, workloads for each of the partners, external visibility, financial management and introduction to IT systems were the topics under discussion. A survey, which is essential basis of the project conducted in earlier stages, has been revised to serve even better the purpose of the project, a decision on call for experts has been taken and further organization of training modules were agreed upon. TACTIC consortium has received a warm welcome from the top leadership at both Cambodian univerisites involved in the project - by H. E. Ms. Sieng Emtotim, the rector of Battambang University, and by H. E. Mr. Sam Nga, the rector of Meanchey University.

To get better feeling about the meeting, see our photo gallery or full programme of the event. And there is more to come soon!

Second coordinating meeting of TACTIC has begun!

24 Oct 2016

The second coordinating meeting of TACTIC has been opened by welcome speech by H. E. Dr. Hang Chuon Naron, the Minister of Education, Youth and Sport

The second coordinating meeting of TACTIC has been opened by welcome speech by H. E. Dr. Hang Chuon Naron, the Minister of Education, Youth and Sport on Monday, October 24, 2016. H. E. Minister expressed his warm support to the project and its activities. Monday's programme continued by Ros Chansopea's, the chief of Office of Policy and Curriculum, explanation of higher education system of the Kingdom of Cambodia and was followed up by an introductory presentation of TACTIC project deilvered by the main coordinator of the project Violeta Osouchova and by the seminar on effective management of HEIs with guest speakers Dr. Dimitrios Tsivrikos and Johan Cloet.

Registration for the seminar „Effective Management of HEI“ is now open

14 Oct 2016

A registration for the seminar „Effective Management of Higher Education Institutions“ has been opened.

A registration for the seminar „Effective Management of Higher Education Institutions“ has been opened. If you are interested in the field of HEI management and its improvement you are cordially invited to Cambodian Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport on Monday, 24th October 2016 at 13:00. Keynote speakers of the seminar will be Dr Dimitrios Tsivrikos and Mr Johan Cloet. Please do not forget to register online at our website.

We are looking forward to see you in Cambodia!

SAVE THE DATE! Second project management meeting – Cambodia (updated)

01 Aug 2016

As the first year of the TACTIC project is slowly coming to its end, thanks to our team in Cambodia...

As the first year of the TACTIC project is slowly coming to its end, thanks to our team in Cambodia we have the pleasure to announce that the second TACTIC coordinating meeting will be held from 24 to 28 October, 2016 in Cambodia in the premises of the University of Battambang and Meach Chey University.

This time the objective of this meeting is not only to analyse the progress of the project and correct deviations from the original plan if needed, but also to present he project activities and outcomes as well as to discuss some interesting topics related to the field of modernization of HE, HR, IMS, financial management, change management and leadership. Thus this year’s meeting will be accompanied by one-day seminar in Phnom Penh which aims to bring together partners from all of the Cambodian universities as well as representatives from the Cambodian’s Ministry of Education, EU delegation in the region and the EACEA. The purpose of this seminar is, besides other, to raise the awareness of the project in the country so that maximum visibility and promotion of the project is achieved.

WP1 Framework report & State-of-the-art analysis

16 Jul 2016

We would like to acknowledge all of the TACTIC partners and other HE institutions that took part in the WP1 survey...

We would like to acknowledge all of the TACTIC partners and other HE institutions that took part in the WP1 survey about governance & management functioning. We successfully gathered sufficient amount of answers for each of the survey parts which helped us to prepare the framework report for each of the participating countries – Cambodia, Vietnam and Mongolia – as well as the recommendation arising from the contribution of the EU partners. Even though the final reports are still being prepared, partners can download the draft versions in the Login/Documents section.

Partnership Agreements signed!

12 Apr 2016

We would like to thank all of the TACTIC Consortium partners for smooth cooperation with the signing of the Partnership Agreements...

We would like to thank all of the TACTIC Consortium partners for smooth cooperation with the signing of the Partnership Agreements that are now ready to be sent to the EACEA. From now on, there are no legal obstacles for the full implementation of the project and we are looking forward for our future collaboration on the project activities!

WP1 survey

21 Feb 2016

The final version of the WP1 survey related to the governance & management which is divided into five parts and whose results will be used for the WP1 report is now being sent...

The final version of the WP1 survey related to the governance & management which is divided into five parts and whose results will be used for the WP1 report is now being sent to all of the project partners and other HEIs. If you are a higher education institution (HEI) and would like to participate in the survey too, please feel free to use the following links to submit your answers. We would greatly appreciate your contribution!

WP1 activities

01 Feb 2016

With the start of the new year, we would like to announce that the implementation of project activities related to the WP1 has been officially launched...

With the start of the new year, we would like to announce that the implementation of project activities related to the WP1 has been officially launched! First of the main WP1 objectives is to design a survey about governance & management functioning of the Higher Education Institutions of the consortium partners in order to review the existing management models, particularly related to human resources and financial management. Subsequently, the second main WP1 objective is to make a state-of-the-art analysis (EU/Asia) and a framework report on development of change management and leadership for Mongolia, Vietnam and Cambodia. This report will indicate the components, procedures, regulations and resources necessary to establish a successful model of leadership and management of change and may be used as policy recommendation for every project partner. The report will also help to define or stress where training and formation are needed and will define all terms and concepts involved for Staff Advisory Units as a tool for change management in HE, their relationships and roles.

First project newsletter published!

30 Jan 2016

Thanks to our co-ordinating team in Ulaanbaatar, the very first TACTIC Newsletter is now available!

Thanks to our co-ordinating team in Ulaanbaatar, the very first TACTIC Newsletter is now available to download!

Grant Agreement signed!

22 Dec 2015

We are pleased to announce that the Grand Agreement for the project no. 61653-EPP-1-2015-CZ-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP...

We are pleased to announce that the Grand Agreement for the project no. 61653-EPP-1-2015-CZ-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP (Through Academic Cooperation Towards Innovative CapacityTACTIC) is now duly signed by the rector of Masaryk University and the representative of the EACEA!

Kick-off Meeting in Ulaanbaatar

15 Nov 2015

TACTIC partners met for the very first time in Mongolia. The National University of Mongolia hosted the kick-off meeting during which a number of issues related to the project were discussed and elaborated on.

TACTIC partners met for the very first time in Mongolia. The National University of Mongolia hosted the kick-off meeting during which a number of issues related to the project were discussed and elaborated on. The partners managed to go through all the planned activities and events and made sure everything within the project was articulated clearly and transparently. Information on all the upcoming activities along with reports will be published on this website. We will also launch an official Facebook page for the general public. The meeting was very well organized and all the partners are fully committed to the project. We would like to take this opportunity to thank our colleagues at the National University of Mongolia for the amazing job they did and we look forward to further implementation of the project. TACTIC has been officially launched! Here you can have a look at some of the photos from the meeting.