Entries by Cristina Stefanelli

Our research article for the special issue of the Journal of International Students is out!

This special issue of the Journal of International Students, Virtual Exchange: Evidence and Analysis to Advance the Field, co-editors Melissa Whatley and Taylor C. Woodman and international teams of researchers explore the complex realities and provide new directions for the rapidly growing field of virtual exchange and its continually evolving models and modalities. Our FRAMES-related […]

Join us on September 29 for the launch of the FRAMES Toolkit

Building on the scenarios report and the project’s training efforts, we are excited to present the FRAMES Toolkit for Blended Mobility Implementation and Accreditation to you in September.  This Toolkit is developed to show higher education professionals which steps they can take to integrate and accredit Virtual Exchange at HEIs. It provides inspiration, tools and […]

FRAMES at EAIE 2022

We are glad to announce that FRAMES will be represented in one of the sessions in the 32nd Annual EAIE Conference, which will take place on 13-16 September in Barcelona. Alicia Betts, University of Girona, Sara Pittarello, UNICollaboration, and Anna Pratesi, University of Siena, will be speaker at the session titled “Integration and accreditation of […]

Open Badges have just been issued and awarded to the successful participants in the Online Training on Virtual Exchange and blended mobility integration

More than 240 people registered to attend the online training, which was held between 2nd and 29th May 2022, and ca. 120 participants from all over the world were actively engaged throughout the course, sharing their experience and ideas about how to potentially integrate and accredit Virtual Exchange within their HEIs. Participants were both academic […]

SAVE-THE-DATE: Training on Virtual Exchange and blended mobility integration

Save the Date: May 2 to May 29 2022 (4 weeks) We are happy to announce the upcoming ‘FRAMES Collaborative online Training on Virtual Exchange and blended mobility integration’. This training is of specific interest for IRO staff and related offices (mobility officers, educational offer, career offices), IT staff, management and educational leaders as well […]

FRAMES at the European Learning & Teaching Forum

On the 17th of February 2022 Alicia Betts (Universitat de Girona) and Ana Beaven (UNICollaboration) presented FRAMES in a breakout session of the European Learning & Teaching Forum “On site, online, on point?”, organised online by EUA, the European Universities Association. The European Learning & Teaching Forum is an EUA event that provides an opportunity […]

ACA webinar: What’s new in Brussels?

On the 3rd of February 2022 our wonderful colleague Alicia Betts will present some of the the FRAMES insights project at the “What’s new in Brussels?” event organized by ACA – Academic Cooperation Association. She will be presenting some of the FRAMES insights and the experience at the Universitat de Girona with blended mobility. Programme and info here: […]

CIHE webinar: Virtual Exchange and Mobility: Access, Integration, and Internationalization

The Center for International Higher Education (CIHE) at Boston College will host a webinar on “Virtual Exchange and Mobility: Access, Integration, and Internationalization” on the 15th of February, 2022. Panelists will map the current field of virtual exchange, efforts to expand access to higher education internationalization through virtual student mobility, and scenarios for the integration […]

FRAMES 2021 Year in Review

2021 has been a year full of uncertainties and great concerns which have led to reshaping the new normal or some new versions of the old normal, but it has also been a year highly exciting when we have started working together on the FRAMES project, facilitating the integration and accreditation of Virtual Exchange in […]

Collaborative online Training on Virtual Exchange and blended mobility integration

The Pilot ‘FRAMES Collaborative online Training on Virtual Exchange and blended mobility integration’, running from 18 October to 14 November 2021, has proven to be a successful experience for participating staff, i.e. IRO staff and related offices (mobility officers, educational offer, career offices), management and educational leaders as well as academic staff of the 3 […]