INDEN

INTERNATIONAL NETWORK FOR DOCTORAL EDUCATION IN NURSING (INDEN)

4Hester Klopper serves on the Board of Directors of the International Network for Doctoral Education in Nursing (INDEN).  The aim of INDEN is to advance and promote high quality doctoral education in nursing through national/international collaboration and cooperation, by: 1) Creating a common vision for the future of doctoral education, 2) Developing quality indicators and guidelines for doctoral education that are relevant to different countries; 3) Pursuing opportunities for exchange of ideas for substantive nursing knowledge development applicable globally, in view of societal needs and evolving socio-political structures; 4) Developing mechanisms to enable productive exchange of individuals and ideas across doctoral programs within and between countries; 5) Providing opportunities for dialogue and networking among doctoral educators to address issues of shared interest in different regions of the world, 6)Devising approaches for influencing policies relevant to doctoral education.  (http://www.umich.edu/~inden/about/index.html)