Bidding for a Centre of Excellence in Education - We are in the final round!
The Centre of Excellence programme establishes time-limited research centres at host institutions recognized for their commitment to enhancing the quality of education.
Development and dissemination of new knowledge and expertise is a core goal of the scheme.
Funding for the centres
The establishment of a Centre of Excellence secures funding for a period of 5 years (NOK 3 million per year), with the possibility of extension for another 5 years.
Centre of Excellence in Music Performance Education (CEPME)
In their application, the Norwegian Academy of Music proposed a research centre dedicated to the advancement of higher music performance education. Download the CEMPE project description (pdf).
Assessed by an international expert committee
In September, the 8 finalist institutions will be visited and assessed by an international expert committee with members from Norway and leading European education institutions.
NOKUT– the Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education – manages the CoE Scheme which was established by the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research in 2010.
Final decision to be announced in November
The appointment of 3 new centres will be announced at the NOKUT Anniversary Conference on 8 November, 2013.
The Norwegian Academy of Music is one of the following 8 applicants going through to the final assessment round:
- The Norwegian Academy of Music – Centre of Excellence in Music Performance Education (CEMPE)
- NTNU – Innovative teaching in information Technology (2IT)
- NTNU – Transformative Learning in Architectural Education (TransARK)
- University of Agder – Centre for Research, Innovation and Coordination of Mathematics Teaching (MatRIC)
- University of Bergen – Centre for Excellence in Biology Education (BioCEED)
- University of Oslo – Centre for Entrepreneurship
- University of Oslo – Health and Social- Unlimited
- University of Tromsø – Centre for Inter-professional Education in Health (INTERPROF)