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Pres.Netwerk.Nov.09.Eng.

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Pres.Netwerk.Nov.09.Eng.

  1. 1. Network meeting EDUCATION GOVERNMENT BUSINESS Logo van uw bedrijf
  2. 2. Objective: unity in variety <ul><li>Knowledge organizations’ alliances </li></ul><ul><li>Sectoral interaction </li></ul><ul><li>Exchange of ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Networking </li></ul>
  3. 3. Objective: unity in variety <ul><li>Knowledge organizations’ alliances </li></ul>
  4. 4. Objective: unity in variety <ul><li>Sectoral interaction: </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Government </li></ul><ul><li>Business </li></ul>
  5. 5. Current trends and developments <ul><li>In education and specifically higher education </li></ul><ul><li>In government </li></ul><ul><li>In business </li></ul>
  6. 6. Current trends and developments <ul><li>In education and specifically higher education </li></ul><ul><li>Internationalization-globalization </li></ul><ul><li>Debate on binary educational system in HE </li></ul><ul><li>Large scale of HE institutions versus flexibility and ability to act </li></ul><ul><li>Revaluation of knowledge aspect (balance between knowledge and competencies) </li></ul><ul><li>Replacement issue (aging of teachers, lack of young teachers) </li></ul><ul><li>Open Source - knowledge circulation and sharing – knowledge alliances </li></ul><ul><li>Dutch consensus model versus desire for differentiation </li></ul><ul><li>Excellence </li></ul><ul><li>Social responsibility of HE institutions (LifeLongLearning and Acknowledgement of Prior Learning) </li></ul><ul><li>R&D: research and innovation </li></ul><ul><li>The chain of education issue (deficiencies and school drop outs) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Current trends and developments <ul><ul><li>In government </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lack of management and vision (gap between politics and civilians) </li></ul><ul><li>Radicalization of political forces (PVV party) </li></ul><ul><li>Increase of budget deficit due to support of financial sector </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation Platform (cooperation of the Ministries of Economic Affairs, Education and knowledge organizations in alliance with individual experts from education and business) </li></ul><ul><li>Increase of pension age </li></ul><ul><li>Ambition: Dutch education in world top 5 (Hamer motion) </li></ul><ul><li>Cuts on education budgets (20-25%) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Current trends and developments <ul><li>In business </li></ul><ul><li>Financial and economic crisis </li></ul><ul><li>Ongoing globalization </li></ul><ul><li>Increase of global competition (rise of Rapidly Developing Economies, BRIC countries, Asian Tigers and Eastern Europe) </li></ul><ul><li>Shift in world power </li></ul><ul><li>Shortage of HBO-level entrepreneurs </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of linkage between SME-SMI and HE, especially concerning R&D </li></ul><ul><li>Internationalization of SME-SMI’s </li></ul><ul><li>Increase of energy demand versus environmental issues and sustainability </li></ul><ul><li>Replacement issue: aging workforce and shortage of young employees </li></ul><ul><li>Too many unnecessary rules and regulations </li></ul><ul><li>Increase of selfemployed companies and effects of the economic crisis </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of creative and innovative power (as a result of insufficient technological expertise). </li></ul>
  9. 9. Global Competitiveness Index 2009-2010 Country/Economy <ul><li>Rankings - Rank Score (133 countries) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Switzerland 5.60 </li></ul><ul><li>United States ………….. 5.59 </li></ul><ul><li>Singapore 5.55 </li></ul><ul><li>Sweden 5.51 </li></ul><ul><li>Denmark 5.46 </li></ul><ul><li>Finland 5.43 </li></ul><ul><li>Germany 5.37 </li></ul><ul><li>Japan 5.37 </li></ul><ul><li>Canada 5.33 </li></ul><ul><li>Netherlands 5.32 ( 8 in 2008-09) </li></ul><ul><li>133 Burundi………………… 2.58 </li></ul><ul><li> http ://gcr.weforum.org/gcr09/ </li></ul>
  10. 10. Global Competitiveness Index 2009-2010 Country/Economy <ul><li>General indicators </li></ul><ul><li>Global Competitiveness Index……….10 </li></ul><ul><li>Public institutions………………...……11 </li></ul><ul><li>Private institutions……………..………8 </li></ul><ul><li>Innovation………………………………13 (availability of scientists and engineers 22) </li></ul>http :// gcr.weforum.org /gcr09/
  11. 11. Global Competitiveness Index 2009-2010 Country/Economy <ul><li>Education: </li></ul><ul><li>Education expenditure………………………...40 D </li></ul><ul><li>Quantity of education…………………............28 D (due to low tertiary enrolment) </li></ul><ul><li>Quality of the educational system……...........15 D </li></ul><ul><li>Quality of math and science education..........16 D </li></ul><ul><li>Government: </li></ul><ul><li>Ethics and corruption………………………….11 D </li></ul><ul><li>Government inefficiency………..…………….18 D http :// gcr.weforum.org /gcr09/ </li></ul><ul><li>Wastefulness of government spending……...16 D </li></ul><ul><li>Burden of government regulation…………….91 D </li></ul><ul><li>Transparancy of government policymaking…20 D </li></ul><ul><li>Businesses: </li></ul><ul><li>Pay and productivity…………………………...84 D </li></ul><ul><li>Female participation in labor force…………...42 D </li></ul><ul><li>Foreign market size index……………………..14 D </li></ul><ul><li>Company spending on R&D…………………..12 D </li></ul><ul><li>University-industry collaboration in R&D….…11 D Comparison best performing country </li></ul><ul><li> A= advantage D= disadvantage </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Multidisciplinarity and diversity lead tot innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Education: University Colleges </li></ul><ul><li>Government: Innovation Platform Businesses: Senseo concept </li></ul>What now? Joining forces
  13. 13. Objective: unity in variety <ul><li>Networking through identification of opportunities for innovation in the triangle </li></ul><ul><li>4 principles: </li></ul><ul><li>The participants are the right people </li></ul><ul><li>What happens is what can happen </li></ul><ul><li>It starts when it is starting </li></ul><ul><li>When over, it is over </li></ul><ul><li>One simple law, the Law of the Two Feet </li></ul>

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