There’s a presentation about the JISC/SURF partnership between Great Britain and Australia on e-framework and knowledge exchange.
good video explaining service orientation in a higher-ed context.
e-framework is an alliance of national funders – shared vision and ambitions for service enabled infrastructures.
e-framework as a way to represent the SOA components.
– a shared workspace, helping partners compare and collaborate.
I didn’t capture all of the details, but I find the level of international collaboration among non-US higher ed institutions to be remarkable and enviable.