Issue n#1

March, 2011

Editorial

Welcome to the first edition of the Strategicom eNewsletter. This issue is dedicated to the project background and the resentation of the 3 first steps achieved so far : the needs assessment in Algerian Universities, the European practice analysis and the first recommendations for the Algerian (...)

Strategicom - Background and Projet Description

About the context An EU-Funded project to the benefit of the academic sector in Algeria STRATEGICOM is an EU funded project that has been selected in the framework of the second TEMPUS IV call for proposals on April 2009. It responds to the core area of Governance Reform ; and specifically (...)

The Kick-off meeting, 9-10th February 2010, Tizi-Ouzou University

ON THE STARTING BLOCK The official date of the launch of the STRATEGICOM project was 15th January 2010. The first action planned to give the fire for the activities of the project, was the kick-off meeting to gather the different actors and representatives of all the partners involved in (...)

Algerian needs assessment : A field survey

Prior to all the activities of the project, it was essential to conduct an in depth study of the situation in the Algerian universities in terms of communication. Each Algerian partner university undertook te survey at local level and then the rough results were sent to Pr. Youcef Bouafia from (...)

European best practice analysis in communication

One of the steps of the project, was to share and learn from the European expertise in the field of communication. The objective being that, this long-standing expertise could be studied and exploited to identify what can be used and adapted to the Algerian context and needs. The following (...)

An Algerian partners delegation in a study tour in European universities

In the framework of the EU best practice analysis work batch of the project, a 2 weeks study tour in some selected European universities has been organized by the consortium for the benefit of an Algerian delegation composed by representatives of each of the Algerian partners in the project. (...)

Strategicom at EUPRIO 2010

Representatives of the Research Working Group particularly, USGM, UNED and UHA attended the EUPRIO conference that took place in Stresa, Italy on September 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th. EUPRIO is an international Association of European Universities Public Relations and Information Officers. Delegates (...)

Strategicom took an appointment for the next INTED conference, Valencia, March 2011

USGM had the opportunity to present the Strategicom project at INTED (International Technology, Education and Development Conference) that took place in Valencia, Spain, on the 7-9 March 2011. INTED2011 is an International Forum for those who wish to present their projects and innovations, (...)

University of Tizi Ouzou launches its first information bulletin

The first issue of the “Information bulletin” of the Mouloud Mammeri University of Tizi Ouzou has just been issued (January 2011) and is accessible from the university website. This new monthly publication gives the importance to the information and communication at the university and opens it to (...)

An EU delegation visit the University of Boumerdes - 10th February 2011

As part of activities to support the Policy Dialogue in Higher Education with the African Union, “Feasibility Study on the Relevance of a Tuning Approach in higher education for Africa” is launched by the European Commission in nine (09) African countries including Algeria. In this framework, a (...)

University of Chlef adopts a communication tool

Afak El Ouancheris is a periodic review of information published by the Vice Rector for Development, Planning and orientation at the University of Hassiba Benbouali chlef. The review covers the scientific, cultural and sport activities and is dedicated to the dialogue between all stakeholders (...)

Algerian universities offer online courses via Learners TV website

On recommendation of the Ministry of Higher eduction, several Algerian universities are giving direct link on their websites to the international on-line site specialised in scientific multimedia on-line contents, Learners TV. This is a comprehensive site providing thousands of downloadable (...)