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By Osama Tayeb, Adnan Zahed, Jozef Ritzen

This e-book written by means of foreign specialists within the box of academic innovation is a advisor for universities to develop into world-class universities. It contributes to the present overseas highbrow debate at the way forward for larger schooling. It additionally tells the tale of King Abdulaziz college in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) and its attempt to develop into a world-class collage. The ebook discusses excellence in numerous facets akin to schooling, learn, group providers, strategic making plans, wisdom financial system and overseas cooperation.

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The KAU President is the IAB Chairman, while the Secretary-General is the KAU VicePresident for Graduate Studies and Scientific Research [5, 8–12]. Figures 1, 2 and 3 show the IAB members during three different meetings at different venues: King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah, Vienna University, Austria, and IE University in Spain. The IAB held its first meeting on the King Abdulaziz University premises on the 29th and 30th of January, 2011, providing an opportunity for the members to acquaint themselves with the university facilities, academic programs, and activities.

The same applies to employers’ judgments on the quality of the graduates they employ. This is clearly an area requiring international research. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) of industrialized countries made an attempt to create an international comparable measurement mechanism in the Assessment of Higher Education Learning Outcomes (AHELO) project, but to date it has not been able to bring it to a practical implementation. , what they need to have at their disposal in order to function well in society.

Html 26. org/new/en/communication-and-information/flagship-project-activities/ memory-of-the-world/about-the-programme/international-advisory-committee-iac/ 27. org/wiki/UNESCO 28. aspx 29. aspx Excellence as Duty Jozef Ritzen 1 Introduction “Excellence as duty” is our title and it is intended to encompass some of the main issues, which a university striving-for-excellence encounters and for which appropriate and effective responses need to be formulated. First and foremost, the university believes it is duty-bound to produce graduates who, when they look back at their university careers, will view them as inspirational stages of their lives which brought out the best of their talents.

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