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This section contains a collection of articles, policy documents, academic research articles that describe how standardization is integrated into education in various countries, mostly in higher education at the university level. Additionally, it comprises an overview of initiatives in primary and secondary level institutions related to education, training and awareness raising on standardization and related topics.

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Title / Abstract Type Targets Lang Year
Standardization goes East - The European-Asian academic network, international and multimedia based
Due to increased globalization in trade, the knowledge corpus on international and European standardization in Asia needs to be constantly enhanced. An insight in how the knowledge transfer via academic teaching and education can decrease barriers in global trade.
Author(s): Hesser, Wilfried (Helmut Schmidt University, Hamburg, Germany), Siedersleben, Wenke (Helmut Schmidt University, Hamburg, Germany)
Publisher: International Organization for Standardization
Countries: Asia, Europe
Articles Other English 2007
Lessons from Asia - Bridging the gap between theory and practice
Academics, business experts and people from standards bodies from Asia, Europe and the Americas met in February 2007 for a workshop to share experiences on standardization education. Some findings of the workshop are presented on the topics of diffusion of education on standardization, audiences ... more
Author(s): De Vries, Henk (Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, the Netherlands), Egyedi, Tineke (Technical University Delft, Delft, the Netherlands)
Publisher: International Organization for Standardization
Countries: Asia
Articles Other English 2007
Introduce strategic standardization concepts during higher educational studies - and reap the benefits
A commonly accepted strategy for developing linkages and networks between business, industry, government and academia is necessary to develop the desired input and support for a body of standardization teaching materials.
Author(s): Kelly, William E. (Catholic University of America, Washington D.C., USA), Spivak, Steven M. (University of Maryland, Baltimore, USA)
Publisher: International Organization for Standardization
Countries: USA
Articles Policy makers English 2003
Learning by example - A possible curriculum model for standardization education
A teaching outline to open up standardization education in a way the students can understand it, by combining practical examples with theory to make the material interesting and understandable.
Author(s): De Vries, Henk (Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands)
Publisher: International Organization for Standardization
Countries: Not country specific
Articles Other English 2003
Adding value to a standards education: Lessons learned from a strategic standardization course
The experimental course Strategic Standardization, provided by the Catholic University of America, is reviewed in an attempt to generalize the success of standardization courses in the USA. Concluded is that education on standardization is mainly provided by professional standards organizations and ... more
Author(s): Kelly, William E. (School of Engineering, Catholic University of America, Washington D.C., USA), Purcell, Donald E. (Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America, Washington D.C., USA)
Publisher: International Organization for Standardization
Countries: USA
Articles Other English 2003
An Arab institute - Promoting quality with standards
Insight into the efforts of the Productivity and Quality Institute to create awareness of quality issues and of standards and their applications, in Egypt and other Arab countries.
Author(s): El-Araby, Sharif (Arab Academy for Science & Technology, Caïro, Egypt)
Publisher: International Organization for Standardization
Countries: Egypt, Middle East
Articles Other English 2007
A French university: Encouraging hands-on experience
The University of Technology of Compiègne (France) has established a standardization Master's where students gain a high level of practical experience.
Author(s): Caliste, Jean-Pierre (University of Technology of Compiègne, Compiègne, France), Farges, Gilbert (University of Technology of Compiègne, Compiègne, France)
Publisher: International Organization for Standardization
Countries: France
Articles Other English 2007
Universities in the Republic of Korea: Training the next generation of professionals
The Korean Standards Association established two five-year National Standards Master Plans in 2001 and 2006 to develop an advanced standardization system. The KSA is also in charge of the overall operation of the University Education Program on Standardization to train the next generation of ... more
Author(s): Lee, Gye-Hyung (Korean Standards Association)
Publisher: International Organization for Standardization
Countries: Korea, Republic of
Articles Other English 2007
A Dutch university: Providing a competitive advantage
An insight in education on standardization on both undergraduate and graduate level at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, the Netherlands.
Author(s): De Vries, Henk (Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, the Netherlands)
Publisher: International Organization for Standardization
Countries: Netherlands
Articles Other English 2007
Standardization as a subject of study in higher education - A vision
The evolvement of standardization as a subject of study in higher education including the tradition of teaching, the state of science, the state of teaching and a view on the future. In addition, the authors provide an outline of three lectures from a Dutch and two German courses.
Author(s): Czaya, Axel (University of Federal Armed Forces Hamburg), Hesser, Wilfried (Helmut Schmidt University, Hamburg, Germany)
Publisher: International Organization for Standardization
Countries: Germany, Netherlands
Articles Policy makers English 1999
Universities cooperate on a curriculum for standardization
The Asia-Link program is designed to foster cooperation in the field of higher education between the European Union and South/East Asia. One of the projects is focused on Standardization education. The article discusses the project origination, organization and development.
Author(s): De Vries, Henk (Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, the Netherlands), Feilzer, Albert J. (Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, the Netherlands), Hesser, Wilfried (Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg, Germany), Siedersleben, Wenke (Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg, Germany)
Publisher: International Organization for Standardization
Countries: Asia, Southeast Asia
Articles Other English 2005
Guest View - Prof. Song Mingshun
Prof. Song Mingshun gives his vision on education about standardization at the China Jiliang University.
Author(s): ISO Focus (Central Secretariat ISO, Geneva)
Publisher: International Organization for Standardization
Countries: China
Articles Other English 2007
A Japanese University: Educating standardization strategists in business
The Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology provides education on strategic standardization, where practical experience is key.
Author(s): Furukawa, Yuji (Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Tokyo, Japan)
Publisher: International Organization for Standardization
Countries: Japan
Articles Other English 2007
Education in standardization - Getting structured common sense into our society, the personal opinion of a standards-educator
Based on examples of careers in standardization, the author concludes how standardization should be a support discipline rather than a recognized major in higher education.
Author(s): Simons, C.A.J. (Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands)
Publisher: International Organization for Standardization
Countries: Not country specific
Articles Policy makers English 1999
A perspective on advancing standards research and education - Building on the telecommunications scene
Advancement of standards research and education is an important endeavor. Improved interaction between educators and practitioners is a timely proposition. The Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program is addressing this proposition through its establishment of a research center (ICSR) and ... more
Author(s): Bloomfield, R. S. (International Center for Standards Research, University of Boulder, Colorado)
Publisher: International Organization for Standardization
Countries: Not country specific
Articles Other English 1999
Standards education program's strategic value and CNIS practice
The paper reviews the efforts made in educational programs on standardization by the Chinese National Institute of Standardization. Based on their study and field practice, CNIS proposes that different types of programs have different aspects of strategic value for the standardization of academic ... more
Author(s): Zhao, Chaoyi (China National Institute of Standardization), Zhao, Wenhui (China National Institute of Standardization)
Publisher: China Standardization Magazine Press
Countries: China
Articles Other English 2010
Study on the discipline of standardization from the perspective of standardization education
Standardization theory is viewed as an element of standardization education. This paper defines the discipline of standardization based on advancements in standardization theory, examines the relationship between the discipline of standardization and standardization education, and predicts trends ... more
Author(s): Bai, Dianyi (China National Institute of Standardization), Zhao, Wenhui (China National Institute of Standardization)
Publisher: China Standardization Magazine Press
Countries: China
Articles Other English 2010
Empirical study on standardization curricula in Chinese universities
This paper summarizes partial findings of an empirical study by CNIS to investigate the attitude of Chinese universities and colleges towards standardization education in different fields and summarizes respondents' opinions on teaching performances and design of teaching materials and curricula.
Author(s): Pang, Zhenghu (China National Institute of Standardization), Zhao, Chaoyi (China National Institute of Standardization)
Publisher: China Standardization Magazine Press
Countries: China
Articles Other English 2010
China Institute of Metrology's educational model for standardization
This paper analyzes the current educational status of standardization at the China Jiliang University, Hangzhou (Zhejiang Province), summarizing the characteristics of its education of standardization and highlighting issues existing in the process of education and training.
Author(s): Yang, Youhong (China Jiliang University, Hangzhou, China)
Publisher: China Standardization Magazine Press
Countries: China
Articles Other English 2010
A brief introduction to standardization education at the School of Business Administration, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law
This article briefly introduces the history, current situation and characteristics of standardization management education in the School of Business and Administration, Zhongnan University, Wuhan (Hubei Province). Different levels of standardization education are discussed in detail.
Author(s): Mei, Lixia (Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, Wuhan, China), Wang, Jiyun (Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, Wuhan, China)
Publisher: China Standardization Magazine Press
Countries: China
Articles Other English 2010
The strategic value of standards education
The Center for Global Standards Analysis conducted a survey in the United States to determine what the content for standards education programs should be and to identify priorities among potential education groups for standards education programs.
Author(s): Purcell, Donald E. (Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America, Washington D.C.)
Publisher: Center for global Standards Analysis
Countries: Not country specific
Other Other English 2010
Report on a survey of other NSBs' educational activities
Survey report on the world wide opportunities relating to educational activities to promote the awareness and benefits of standardization to the education community.
Author(s): De Vries, Henk J. (Erasmus Research Institute of Management)
Countries: All countries
Other Policy makers English 2001
Training and education for standardization in Europe
The survey documents the existence of training and education in standardization in Europe. From the survey is concluded that the contribution of the educational world in the knowledge of standardization is very restricted, very fragmented, and rarely, up-to-date.
Author(s): Acyl, Aicha (Université Paris VIII), Borde, Jean-Michel (Akela Business Engineering, consultancy, Paris)
Publisher: Akela Business Engineering
Countries: Europe
Other Policy makers English 2003
Teaching standards to engineers
This article focuses on the training needed by technical experts, and explores the type of academic course work as well as training that they need in the field of standards and standardization.
Author(s): Krechmer, Ken (University of Colorado - Boulder, USA)
Publisher: IGI Global
Countries: Not country specific
Articles Policy makers English 2007
APEC SCSC Education Guideline 1- Case studies of how to plan and implement standards education programs and strategic curriculum model
This guideline provides a handbook to support in developing policy and in planning or implementing education programs about standards and conformance. This guideline is first kind of manual in the standards education by providing comprehensive factual and analytical information with case studies ... more
Author(s): Korean Standards Association
Publisher: APEC Secretariat, Singapore
Other Students and teachers English 2008
How to do it - Getting standardization into the classroom
Several barriers to the increase of standardization education are discussed, including national policy, availability of resources and bridging the five worlds associated with standardization.
Author(s): De Vries, Henk (Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, the Netherlands)
Publisher: International Organization for Standardization
Countries: Not country specific
Articles Policy makers English 2011
Training tomorrow's experts today
The Belarusian National Technical University (BNTU) provides a high quality training programme in standardization and quality management. Its aim is to produce highly skilled specialists possessing deep theoretical knowledge and the ability to practice within a range of fields in business, science ... more
Author(s): Serenkov, Pavel (Belarusian National Technical University)
Articles Other English 2009
The Netherlands - A business approach to standards
The Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), Erasmus University is one of the leading business schools, both in research and education. It is Europe's number one business school, in terms of the number of scientific publications in high-ranked scientific journals in the management field. RSM's ... more
Author(s): De Vries, Henk J. (RSM, Erasmus University)
Publisher: International Organization for Standardization - ISO
Countries: Netherlands
Articles Other English 2009
Egypt - Broadening alliances to access world markets
The Productivity and Quality Institute (PQI) at the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT) in Cairo, Egypt, is the Arab world¿s leading institute focused on enhancing awareness of standards and their applications. The institute, for the second consecutive time, was one ... more
Author(s): El Araby, Sherif (PQI and AASTMT)
Publisher: International Organization for Standardization - ISO
Countries: Egypt
Articles Other English 2009
Ukraine - Quality approach to agricultural products
The National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine (NUBiP of Ukraine) offers Master¿s degrees on quality, standardization and certification of agriculture products specifically targeted at:
* Quality, standardization and certification * Meat processing and food ... more
Author(s): Melnychuk, Sergiy D. (Ukrainian Academy of Agricultural Sciences)
Publisher: International Organization for Standardization - ISO
Countries: Ukraine
Articles Other English 2009
Republic of Korea - Penetrating IT markets
The School of Computer Science and Engineering in Chung-Ang University, Republic of Korea, offers a course on information and communication technology (ICT) standardization as an elective when majoring in computer science and engineering.
The course focuses on technology standards with the ... more
Author(s): Kwon, Young-Bin (Chung-Ang University)
Publisher: International Organization for Standardization - ISO
Countries: Korea, Republic of
Articles Other English 2009
France - Fostering competitive intelligence
Conscious of the strategic importance of standardization throughout society, the renowned French engineering school Ecole Internationale des Sciences du Traitement de l'Information (EISTI) has introduced this discipline in its general education curriculum. EISTI has also created a dedicated ... more
Author(s): Beauvais-Schwartz, Nicole (Ecole Internationale des Sciences du Traitement de l'Information), Bousquet, Françoise (Ecole Internationale des Sciences du Traitement de l'Information)
Publisher: International Organization for Standardization - ISO
Countries: France
Articles Other English 2009
Integrating standardization into engineering education: the case of forerunner Korea
The Republic of Korea is a forerunner in integrating the topic of standardization into engineering education at the academic level. This study investigates developments and evolutions in the planning and operating of the University Education Promotion on Standardization (UEPS) in Korea. This paper ... more
Author(s): Cho, Donggeun (Korean Standards Association), De Vries, Henk J. (Rotterdam School of Management)
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Countries: Korea, Republic of
Articles Policy makers English
Education about standardization: Recent findings
The article reflects on findings about education of standardization as of July 2007. The sections aim to provide insight of standardization education by presenting the results of an international workshop organized by the International Committee for Education about Standardization together with ... more
Author(s): De Vries, Henk J. (Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, the Netherlands), Egyedi, Tineke (Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands)
Publisher: IGI Global
Countries: All countries
Articles Other English 2007
Memorandum on standardization in higher education in Europe
Discussion paper on the development of a contemporary teaching-study concept for standardization as a subject of study at universities in Europe in order to secure competitiveness within the global market. The paper provides an overview of the academic infrastructure for standardization in Asia, ... more
Author(s): Hesser, Wilfried (Helmut Schmidt University, Hamburg, Germany)
Countries: Asia, Bulgaria, China, Denmark, Europe, France, Germany, Great Britain (UK), Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Republic of, Netherlands
Other Other English 2014
Vision for a programme of academic education in the field of standardisation for Europe - a prerequisite for the competitiveness of European enterprises and hence of Europe within the global market
A discussion paper on the development of a contemporary teaching-study concept for standardisation as a subject of study at universities in Europe.
Author(s): Hesser, Wilfried (Helmut Schmidt University, Hamburg, Germany)
Countries: Europe
Other Other, Policy makers, Students and teachers English 2014
Some remarks on recent activities and developments in standards education
A presentation given at the EURAS (European Academy for Standardization) 2008 conference covering:
1. Why the focus on standards education? 2. Notable recent developments in Standards Education 3. The state of things in Germany ¿ summary of a survey 4. Some thoughts and questions on ... more
Author(s): Hesser, Wilfried and Axel Czaya (Helmut Schmidt University, Hamburg, Germany)
Countries: Europe
Presentations Other, Policy makers English 2008
Building a community of standards professionals
People working in a certain area get education and, in many, cases are members of a professional society. Typically, such a society enables its members to share knowledge and experience, and it contributes to further development of the field. One may wonder to what extent such professional ... more
Author(s): De Vries, Henk J. (Rotterdam School of Management)
Publisher: Standards Engineering
Countries: Not country specific
Articles Standards professionals English 2015
Recommendations on regulatory cooperation and standardization policies
The Working Party on Technical Harmonization and Standardization Policies of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UN/ECE) has agreed to recommend that:
I.1 ECE Governments should, in collaboration with appropriate intergovernmental and other organizations and taking into account ... more
Author(s): United Nations Economic Commision for Europe, Working Party on Regulatory Cooperation and Standardization Policies (United Nations Economic Commission for Europe)
Publisher: United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
Countries: All countries, Europe
Other Policy makers English 1987 or before
Standardization as emerging content in technology education at all levels of education
This research examines standardization education programs in 21 countries and explores suggestive indications for the design and development of an educational policy for standardization.
Author(s): Choi, Donggeun (Korean Standards Association, Seoul, Korea / Sungkunkwang University, Seoul, Korea), De Vries, Henk (Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, the Netherlands)
Publisher: Springerlink.com
Countries: All countries
Articles Other English 2008
Standards education policy development: Observations based on APEC research
The article presents a study that explores the different and common development education policy status in national standards strategies within 20 countries.
Author(s): Choi, Donggeun (Korean Standards Association, Seoul, Korea / Sungkunkwang University, Seoul, Korea), De Vries, Henk J. (Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, the Netherlands)
Publisher: IGI Global
Countries: Asia-Pacific
Articles Other English 2009
White Paper Academic standardization education in Europe
This White Paper proposes detailed measures, based on developments in Asia, to overcome the present situation of only some fragmented initiatives in European standardization education.
Author(s): De Vries, Henk J. (Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands), Hesser, Wilfried (Helmut Schmidt University, Hamburg, Germany)
Publisher: EURAS
Countries: Europe
Other Other English 2011
Implementing standardization education at the national level
This paper explores how standardization education can be implemented at the national level.
Author(s): De Vries, Henk J. (Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands)
Publisher: ERIM, Erasmus University Rotterdam
Countries: Not country specific
Other Other English 2011
Standardization education
In this paper, standardization education is studied by combining standardization practice and academic reflection on that with the area of (regular and continuing) education. The contribution concludes by presenting how to develop a multidisciplinary standardization curriculum.
Author(s): De Vries, Henk J. (Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands)
Publisher: Accedo Verlagsgesellschaft mbH
Countries: Not country specific
Articles Other English 2005
Standardization education: Developments and progress
This article provides insight in recent developments in standardization education. It indicates that there is a momentum for education on standardization and provides a structured approach for using this momentum to further develop and implement standardization education.
Author(s): De Vries, Henk J. (Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, the Netherlands), Egyedi, Tineke (Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands)
Publisher: IGI Global, Hershey, PA.
Countries: Not country specific
Other Other English 2010
A new awakening
Since 2000, a new awakening has been taking place concerning the strategic value of standards education. This article describes standards education activities in the US and the rest of the world.
Author(s): Purcell, Donald E. (Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America, Washington D.C.)
Publisher: Center for Global Standards Analysis
Countries: All countries
Articles Policy makers English 2007
A standards education snapshot
This article reflects on the findings of a 2002 survey on standards education and proposes steps for the future.
Author(s): Purcell, Donald E. (Columbus School of Law, Catholic University of America, Washington D.C.)
Publisher: Center for Global Standards Analysis
Countries: Not country specific
Other Policy makers English 2003
Creating a standards curriculum in the Republic of Korea
Several universities and the Korean government have embarked on a cooperative effort to introduce standardization into Korean undergraduate engineering curricula.
Author(s): Kang, Chang Wook (Department of Information and Industrial Engineering, Hanyang University, Ansan, Korea)
Publisher: ASTM Standardization News
Countries: Korea, Republic of
Articles Other English 2005
The role of standards education in engineering curricula
This paper explores what role standards play in the marketplace today and how engineering students can benefit from the knowledge of standards.
Author(s): Olshefsky, James P. (ASTM International)
Publisher: American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), Washington, DC, USA
Countries: Not country specific
Articles Other English 2008
Standards and codes in mechanical engineering eEducation - Confounding constraints or helpful hindrances?
The inclusion of standards and codes in modern engineering education is not only ongoing, but is essential for preparing future engineers to play successful roles in their profession. Development, verification, and refinement of standards and codes in both undergraduate and graduate independent ... more
Author(s): Jenkins, Michael G. (Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, USA)
Publisher: ASTM Standardization News
Countries: Not country specific
Articles Other English 1999
Education for IT service management standards
Service management standards such as the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL), and now ISO/IEC 20000, provide guidance and tools for the effective management and control of IT service delivery. These standards are of increasing importance to organizations around the globe. Education about these ... more
Author(s): Cater-Steel, Aileen (University of Southern Queensland, Australia), Toleman, Mark (University of Southern Queensland, Australia)
Publisher: IGI Global
Countries: Not country specific
Articles Policy makers English 2007
The role of standards in engineering education
The role of standards is increasing, and as a result the role of education about standards should also increase. At the same time, there are a set of requirements-accreditation criteria-toward engineering programs. The close relationships between the accreditation criteria and standards education ... more
Author(s): Cooklev, Todor (Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne, USA)
Publisher: IGI Global
Countries: Not country specific
Articles Policy makers English 2010
Standards Blitz
The Department of Trade and Industry-Bureau of Philippine Standards (DTI-BPS) developed the Standards Blitz Programme, an intensified information campaign to increase consumer understanding of product quality and safety based on Philippine National Standards. The programme aims to promote ... more
Author(s): Philippine Bureau of Product Standards
Publisher: Bureau of Philippine Standards
Countries: Philippines
Other Other, Students and teachers English 2013
China standardization development report
The "China Standardization Development Report" has been published since 2006 (2006-2009 annual report; after 2009 biennial report; 2011 report in preparation).
Reports are based on data and events, to reflect the development of China's Standardization situation. Each report covers the last ... more
Author(s): Co-editors (China National Institute of Standardization), Co-editors (Standardization Administration of the People's Republic of China)
Publisher: Standards Press of China
Countries: China
Textbooks Policy makers Chinese 2006
A question of method - How to bring standardization to the classroom
Standardization is a subject often overlooked in education. If the standardization community is to succeed in raising the field's status among educators, a combination of barriers must be overcome. These include national policy, availability of resources and bridging the five worlds associated with ... more
Author(s): De Vries, Henk J. (Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University)
Publisher: International Organization for Standardization
Countries: Not country specific
Articles Policy makers French 2011