SATN/THENSA was successful in their application for the Erasmus+: Higher Education – International Capacity Building to establish the South African chapter of the Network for Higher Education Reform Experts (HERE). 1005 eligible applications were received by the European Commission’s, Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA), and the SATN/THENSA application was ranked in the top 13.3% of all projects reviewed.

HERE-South Africa (HERESA) will be the first of its kind in Africa and the grant that has been awarded will ensure its successful establishment through the involvement of the following institutions:

South African Technology Network (SATN) South Africa
Cape Peninsula University of Technology South Africa
Central University of Technology South Africa
Durban University of Technology South Africa
Tshwane University of Technology South Africa
University of Venda South Africa
Walter Sisulu University South Africa
Walter Sisulu University South Africa
Council for Higher Education South Africa
Council for Higher Education South Africa
OBREAL GlobalObs Spain
Cork Institute of Technology Ireland
Politecnico de Torino Italy
UBFC (Burgundy and Franche-Comté) France
Tampere Univerisity Finland
Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan Sweden

 

The SATN was supported throughout the application process by the Council on Higher Education (CHE) and OBREAL GlobalObs, who were the partner applicants. Through this grant the participating Institutions will benefit from the local and international capacity building activities planned as part of the project.

Please refer to the Grant letter for more information.