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Japan-Nordic Symposium
On the Frontier of University Evaluation
- Making the Most of Nordic Successes -

 
       
   
28 September 2006, Tokyo
 

Thank you very much
Japan-Nordic Symposium held in Tokyo, on 28 September 2006 was concluded successfully.
We would like to express our sincere appreciation for your cooperation on the symposium.

Overview
Date:
  • MThursday 28 September 2006
Venue:
  • MUnited Nations University, Tokyo
Language:
  • MJapanese and English (Simultaneous Interpretation)
Organized by
  • National Institution for Academic Degrees and University Evaluation (NIAD-UE)
Supported by
  • Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
  • The Asahi Shimbun
  • Embassy of Denmark
  • Embassy of Finland
  • Embassy of Iceland
  • The Royal Norwegian Embassy
  • Embassy of Sweden
Participants
  • M268 participants attended.
Poster

Program
*All materials listed below are PDF version. PDF
9:30 - 10:00 Welcome Addresses
  • Tsutomu Kimura (President, NIAD-UE)
  • Thordur Aegir Oskarsson (Ambassador of Iceland)
10:00 - 10:40 Keynote Speech 'How university evaluations are being innovated in Europe'
  • Christian Thune (Executive Director, EVA, Denmark)  - Abstract / Handout
10:40 - 11:40 Nordic Success
  • Ossi Tuomi (Secretary General, FINHEEC, Finland) - Abstract / Handout
  • Solrun Jensdottir (Director, Department of Education, Ministry of Education, Science and Culture, Iceland) - Abstract / Handout
  • Tove Blytt Holmen (Deputy Director General, NOKUT, Norway) - Abstract / Handout
  • Staffan Wahlen (Senior Advisor, National Agency for Higher Education, Sweden) - Abstract / Handout
11:40 - 13:00 Lunch
13:00 - 14:50 Panel Discussion (1) 'Impact of university evaluation on educational quality'
    [Panelists]
  • Tisato Kajiyama (President of Kyushu University, Vice-President of The Japan Association of National Universities) - Handout
  • Norikazu Kudo (Vice-President, Keio University) - Handout
  • Junko Kawamura (Executive Director, Institute of National Colleges of Technology) - Handout
  • Christian Thune (Executive Director, EVA, Denmark)
  • Ossi Tuomi (Secretary General, FINHEEC, Finland)
  • Tove Blytt Holmen (Deputy Director General, NOKUT, Norway)
    [Moderator]
  • Seiji Kimura (Dean, Faculty of University Evaluation and Research, NIAD-UE)
14:50 - 15:00 Tea Break
15:00 - 16:50 Panel Discussion (2) 'Contributions of university evaluation to society
    [Panelists]
  • Tateo Shimizu (Editorial Writer, The Asahi Shimbun)
  • Roger K. Abrahamsen (Professor of UMB, Chair of NOKUT's Board, Norway) - Handout
  • Fumio Isoda (Deputy Director-General, Higher Education Bureau, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT))
  • Staffan Wahlen (Senior Advisor, National Agency for Higher Education, Sweden)
  • Solrun Jensdottir (Director, Department of Education, Ministry of Education, Science and Culture, Iceland)
    [Moderator]
  • Akihiko Kawaguchi (Vice-President, NIAD-UE)
16:50 - 17:00 Summary and Closing Address
  • Akihiko Kawaguchi (Vice-President, NIAD-UE)

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