22 juillet 2014

Senate opens another hole in Abbott budget blocking cuts to university funding

By . The Abbott government's savings drive has taken another hit after the Senate blocked $435 million in university cuts originally proposed by Labor.
The vote is the first indication of how the new Senate may vote on the government's sweeping higher education reform agenda, which includes a full deregulation of fees, a 20 per cent across-the-board course funding cut and increased interest on student debts. Read more...

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Universities are still standing. The MOOC revolution that never happened.

The ConversationBy David Glance. It is two years since Coursera began offering massive open online courses (MOOCs) that threatened the very existence of Universities and the increasingly expensive education they offered. It was really only a matter of time before bricks-and-mortar universities faced the same digital battle-to-the-death that has transformed other industries like newspapers and music. Universities faced a MOOC “tsunami” and “avalanche”. More...

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4 Russian Universities Banned From Accepting New Students

HomeRussia's state education watchdog, Rosobrnadzor, has added four universities to a list of educational institutions that will be prohibited from enrolling new students as of this fall, the agency said in a statement Tuesday.
The additions of two universities in Moscow and two in Dagestan bring the list of educational institutions blacklisted in recent days to 12. The capital-based universities include the Moscow Institute of Entrepreneurship and Law and the Institute of Foreign Languages. According to Rosobrnadzor's website, the institutions lacked the requisite educational equipment, library subscriptions and textbooks. More...

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The need for an ASEAN University

By Roger Y Chao Jr. With the ASEAN Community set to be established in December 2015, there is a need to revisit the failed 1992 ASEAN initiative to establish an ASEAN University. Its failure should not be attributed to lack of political will among ASEAN member states, but rather to an immature regionalisation process. Read more...

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How to boost your university up the rankings

By Yves Gingras. The recent publication by Thomson Reuters of the list of Highly Cited Researchers and their institutions provides data much more interesting than simply knowing who are the most cited and which institutions hire them. By providing data on secondary affiliations, the list inadvertently confirms the traffic in institutional affiliations used to boost institutions’ places in world university rankings. Read more...

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‘Organised anarchy’ – The enduring paradigm of university management

By Damtew Teferra. Pressured by relentless demands for accountability, dogged by serious legal, financial and administrative concerns, guided by legitimate reasons to remove ‘academic dead wood’, misguided by naïve and simplistic views as well as driven by sinister motives, higher education managements and leaderships in many countries are fast assuming characters of ‘unadulterated’ corporate and business models. Read more...

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Transnational education at the heart of international business strategy

By Vangelis Tsiligiris. Universities increasingly pursue transnational activities in an effort to develop their market reach. Transnational education, which encompasses all the activities that allow a student to study in a country other than the one of the awarding institution, has gained attention and has been subject to various debates. Read more...

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21st century university recruitment practices

By Lesley Wilson. There has been much talk in Europe over the last decade about the development of the European Higher Education and Research Areas – EHEA and ERA. While much progress has been made towards EHEA and ERA goals, considerable challenges and obstacles remain. Read more...

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What counts for academic productivity in research universities?

By Philip G Altbach. Publication in high status refereed journals has become a major criterion of academic success in the competitive environment of global higher education. Appearing in internationally circulated journals published in English is especially prestigious. Universities are engaged in a global arms race of publication; and academics are the shock troops of the struggle. Read more...

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Contrat pluriannuel du site Université Paris Lumières - U.P.L. (2014-2018)

Tous les détails du contrat pluriannuel du site Université Paris-Lumières-U.P.L. pour 2014-2018 : identité de la communauté, caractéristiques du site, engagements contractuels du volet commun et moyens en emplois.

La Communauté d’universités et établissements Université Paris Lumières (U.P.L.)

Les statuts de la COMUE ont été adoptés par le CA du 11 juillet 2014, à l’exception du C.N.R.S. qui les votera le 30 octobre prochain ; ils seront soumis à l’avis du CNESER le 6 novembre.

La COMUE U.P.L. comprend 3 membres (dont le C.N.R.S., à compter du mois d’octobre prochain), et 10 associés dont 2, relevant du M.E.N.E.S.R.ont un volet spécifique dans le contrat du site U.P.L. (l’un d’eux sera élaboré au cours de l’année 2014-2015, celui de l’ENS LL).


Etablissements d'enseignement supérieur et de recherche


Université Vincennes-Saint-Denis - Paris 8, membre

Volet spécifique

Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense - Paris 10, membre

Volet spécifique

Institut national supérieur de formation et de recherche pour l'éducation des jeunes handicapés et les enseignements adaptés - INS HEA, associé

Volet spécifique

Ecole nationale supérieure Louis Lumière - ENSLL, associée

Volet spécifique (en 2015)

Organisme de recherche


C.N.R.S., futur membre (CA du 30 octobre)


Associés sans volet de site


Collège international de philosophie


Archives nationales

M. Culture

Bibliothèque nationale de France

M. Culture

Centre national d'art et de culture Georges Pompidou

M. Culture

Musée de l'histoire de l'immigration

M. Culture

Musée du Quai Branly

M. Culture

Pôle Sup'93

M. Culture

Crédit municipal

Ville de Paris

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