10 juillet 2014

Austria risks losing out on overseas students

The LocalOne in four university students in Vienna are foreigners, according to a new study, which also warns that the Austrian capital risks losing out to other European cities as it does too little to attract international students.
The study, which was conducted by the Joanneum Research non-profit organization, compared Vienna to Zurich, Amsterdam, Munich, and Copenhagen. It found that whilst Switzerland was able to rely solely on the excellent reputation of its universities to attract international students, other countries had introduced specific measures to make their universities appealing. More...

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Rigid rules deter foreign varsities from entering India

Return to frontpageForeign universities are not eager to enter India, despite having tie-ups with their Indian counterparts, because of the stringent policy regime. In the current scenario, while a foreign educational institution can enter the country as a company (under the provisions of the Companies Act), no top international university has opened its campus in India.
To enter India, a foreign university has to be among the top 400, should apply under not-for-profit legal entities, and should be in existence for at least 20 years and accredited by an agency of that country or in the absence of its accreditation in that country, by an internationally accepted system of accreditation. More...

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Canada needs a federal education and skills strategy, executives say

Go to the Globe and Mail homepageA new report urges Ottawa to work with the provinces and industry to put a stop to what it calls an alarming slide in the quality of Canada’s education and skills training.
The Canadian Council of Chief Executives-commissioned paper is being released ahead of this week’s meeting of Canada’s provincial education and labour ministers and industry representatives in Charlottetown. More...

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Stratégie nationale de l'enseignement supérieur : remise du rapport d'étape

Sophie Béjean, présidente du Comité StraNES et Bertrand Monthubert, rapporteur général du comité StraNES, ont remis mercredi 9 juillet le rapport d’étape du comité StraNES à Benoît Hamon et Geneviève Fioraso.
Benoît Hamon, ministre de l’Education nationale, de l’Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche et Geneviève Fioraso, secrétaire d’Etat en charge de l’Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche, ont reçu, mercredi 9 juillet, Mme Sophie Béjean, présidente du Comité StraNES (stratégie nationale de l’enseignement supérieur), présidente de Campus France, et M. Bertrand Monthubert, rapporteur général du comité StraNES, président de l’Université Paul Sabatier à Toulouse. Sophie Béjean et Bertrand Monthubert ont remis aux ministres le rapport d’étape du comité StraNES.
Composé de 25 personnalités qualifiées, le comité StraNES est un  lieu d’expertise, de consultations et d’échanges, qui  contribue à l‘élaboration de la stratégie nationale de l'enseignement supérieur, dont le principe a été inscrit dans la loi du 22 juillet 2013.
La stratégie nationale de l'enseignement supérieur (StraNES). Voir l'article...

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