02 avril 2014

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Gap between poor and non-poor in universities widening

http://enews.ksu.edu.sa/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/UWN.jpgBy Mushfique Wadud. Although Bangladesh's higher education enrolment has increased substantially in recent years, it has not been to the benefit of the poor. Indeed, proportionately, higher education opportunities for the poor are declining, according to the World Bank. Read more...

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Emerging international HE themes and the looming end of Western dominance

http://enews.ksu.edu.sa/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/UWN.jpgBy Karen MacGregor – Global Editor. In World Blog, Hans de Wit looks at articles in the Journal of Studies in International Education and finds that the emerging themes are intercultural and global competencies and learning outcomes, online learning and the use of technology, employability, immigration and competition for talent.
In Commentary, Simon Marginson contends that the West’s domination of global higher education is coming to an end more rapidly than many realise, as Asia’s massive investment in the sector begins to pay off. Read more...

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Can China reverse the brain drain?

http://enews.ksu.edu.sa/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/UWN.jpgBy Qiang Zha. In the past decade, China appears to have been taking a strong position in the global brain race. Following the well-known 'Thousand Talents Program' - that grew to include the 'Thousand Young Talents Program' and the 'Thousand Foreign Talents Program' - which aims to lure expatriate and international talent, the Chinese government recently launched a 'Ten Thousand Talents Program'. Read more...

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Creating global citizens

http://enews.ksu.edu.sa/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/UWN.jpgBy Neal King. As the International Association of University Presidents, or IAUP, prepares for its leadership transition in 2014, the departing presidency - having been in the 'global trenches' in higher education for the last three years - is in a distinctive position to render commentary on pressing issues that have 'risen to the top' in the international higher education conversation. Read more...

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The West's global HE hegemony - Nothing lasts forever

http://enews.ksu.edu.sa/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/UWN.jpgBy Simon Marginson. Since World War II international higher education has been led by English-speaking countries, especially the United States. The near hegemony of the Atlantic countries in the university sector has exceeded their role in the trading and financial economies. But nothing lasts forever. Read more...

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A call for international education evidence

http://enews.ksu.edu.sa/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/UWN.jpgBy Hans de Wit. Eighteen years ago, in 1996, I took the initiative of creating a scholarly journal to stimulate research on internationalisation of higher education and its dissemination. In Spring 1997 the first issue of the Journal of Studies in International Education was published by the Council on International Educational Exchange, or CIEE, in the United States, in cooperation with the European Association for International Education, or EAIE.
I started as chair of the editorial board of the journal, and from volume 2, number 1, Spring 1998 until volume 17, number 5, November 2013, I had the pleasure of being its editor.
Until the start of the Journal of Studies in International Education, there was no scholarly journal that focused exclusively on the study of international education and articles on this theme were rather limited in other journals on comparative and higher education. Read more...

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Ethnicity has greatest impact on degree grades: Report

http://enews.ksu.edu.sa/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/UWN.jpgBy David Jobbins. Ethnicity appears to have a greater effect on students' performance at university than gender, disadvantaged background or the type of school attended, according to research published by the Higher Education Funding Council for England, or HEFCE, last week. The analysis shows a significant link between factors such as ethnicity, gender and school type and achievement in higher education. Read more...

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Publishers clash with students over textbook copying

http://enews.ksu.edu.sa/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/UWN.jpgBy Raghavendra Verma. Indian academics and university students are fiercely defending their right to use copyrighted reading material for free as Indian publishers intensify their fight against the photocopying and organised counterfeiting of books. Read more...

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New government, old higher education policies?

http://enews.ksu.edu.sa/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/UWN.jpgBy Alya Mishra. As the countdown to India's 2014 parliamentary elections begins, academics and social experts are cautious about predicting drastic change in education policy by any government that comes to power in New Delhi. Read more...

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