Tips for coordinating an EU-funded, multinational project

A colleague from a partner university has contacted us with a useful report we’d like to share.

Dr Rhonda Sofer is the coordinator of a TEMPUS IV project that is reaching its final stages.  She has written about her experiences of developing and coordinating the DOIT project, including the challenges faced, tips for success and a checklist of good practice.

You can download the report here:  Tips for Coordinating an International Curriculum Reform Program for Higher Education Institutions (PDF 5MB)

If you’re thinking of leading or being part of a large, multinational project, this will give some useful insights and guidance.

About the DOIT Project

The DOIT project’s full title is “Development of an International Model for Curriculum Reform in Multicultural Education and Cultural Diversity Training”.  It runs from October 15 2012 to August 15 2015.

DOITʼs partnership includes 16 HEIs, four NGOs and six student unions located in seven countries: Israel, Georgia, Austria, Estonia, Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.

The aims of the project are to develop HE curriculum programmes in Israel and Georgia to promote multicultural education, diversity training competencies and childrenʼs rights.

For more details see the DOIT final conference website or the DOIT program website.

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Research Development (RD) is part of the Department of Enterprise, Employability and Research Development. RD is responsible for ensuring that Research and Enterprise is of the highest quality and meets all required internal and external standards, including managing the institutional submission to the Research Excellence Framework (REF). RD leads on development and implementation of the institutional research and enterprise integrity policies, processes and best practice. It also hosts the institutional Staff Researcher Development Programme and the Early Career Researcher Programme SPARC, and is responsible for the annual Research Internship programme. RD provides strategic and targeted support for academic staff to seek and secure funding for their research and innovation activities. This includes identification of core funding opportunities and support for proposal development, alongside strategic advice and support for faculties to develop their research portfolio and capacity.

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