Being one of the partner institutions of the LEAD project, NAEA has organized several leadership programs and workshops on Capacity Building Project in the field of Higher Education supported by the European Commission.
The project is coordinated by Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and aims to enhance the capacity of higher education institutions related to governance and academic leadership in the context of innovation and internationalization of higher education. The LEAD project brings together experts and stakeholders in university governance and academic leadership from EU and China.
The specific objectives of the project include: to develop and implement training for academic leaders on university governance and academic leadership; to enhance capacities of academic leaders of HEIs on university governance and leadership (such as policy making, strategic planning and change management); to support and enhance internationalization of HEIs; to strengthen EU-China cooperation on university governance & academic leadership and foster a better understanding of academic leadership approaches in the EU and China.
The LEAD project has implemented on the following main activities:
Workshops and training/coaching on university governance and leadership for academic leaders; Job shadowing; Round table on HEI academic leadership; Development of training material (printed and online MOOC course on HEI governance & academic leadership); University site visits for academic leaders focusing on university governance related issues; Dissemination conferences and events.