Invitation to Tender To act as co-ordinator of a project investigating the international implications of intellectual property rights (IPR) in eLearning programmes in higher education. The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) is working with other stakeholders to provide guidance to the higher education sector on the IPR implications of collaborating with, and providing eLearning programmes to, international educational institutions. The working group for the project has identified the need to undertake case study work in countries that either represent a large share of the potential eLearning market or are representative of several countries. Tenders are therefore invited to undertake the design, co-ordination and management of these case studies, and contribute to a guidance document for the Higher Education sector. Further details and a copy of the tender are available from Emily Joyce, HEFCE, Northavon House, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol BS16 1QD or email: [log in to unmask] Closing date for tenders is 16th April 2004 at 12 noon.