27 juillet 2014

Get tough with private universities, watchdog tells minister

wf-escenic-timesThe Parliamentary Committee on the Ministry of Education also recommended increasing the vigil on the institutions ‘to combat irregularities and corruption’ there.
The recommendations were made on Tuesday at a meeting of the committee held at Parliament building on the University of Science and Technology (USTC), a private-sector institution. More...

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Your guide to international Big Data universities: IBM edition

http://www.siliconangle.com/wp-content/themes/siliconANGLE/images/logo-silicon.pngBy Suzanne Kattau. The Big Data market is expected to grow to $28.5 billion by the end of 2014 and to top $50 billion by 2017, according to a recent Wikibon report. With the growing market comes millions of new Big Data and Analytics jobs that are being created across the globe. But the amount of new jobs far outweigh the number of scientists and engineers who have the education to fill them. More...

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Top university switches master's to English

The LocalOne of Germany’s top universities wants to ditch German and switch almost all of its master’s programmes to English in the next six years, prompting fears that the academic standing of the German language is under serious threat.
Munich's Technical University (TU), one of the highest ranked in Germany, already uses English in 30 of its 99 master's courses. Now the board of trustees has followed a recommendation by the university's president, Wolfgang Herrmann, to switch to English for most other master's modules by 2020. More...

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Indian students' enrolment in German universities up more than 100% in 5 years

For increasing number of Indians, Germany is emerging a favoured higher education destination overseas. There has been 114% increase in the number of Indian students enrolling for higher education courses there since 2008, according to the latest figures released by the regional office of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). More...

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Sociology Professor Looks at the International Student Experience

When Associate Professor Yingyi Ma arrived on campus in 2006 to teach, she noticed few international students from China at the undergraduate level. Since then, at SU and other universities, a change has been occurring.
“Many universities, especially public universities, are recruiting more international students from Asia,” Ma says. The number of international students is as high as 10 percent or more of undergraduates at some universities. More...

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New Regulations for Foreign Students in Cyprus

By Nikoleta Kalmouki. The Cypriot government is planning to introduce stricter measures for foreign students who enter Cyprus to study, only to abandon their studies and remain in the country to work illegally.
A ministerial committee suggested the implementation of a seven-year limit on the duration of studies. The measure concerns only students from countries other than EU member states. The Cypriot universities would be given a two-year transition period to harmonize their operations. See more...

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China-US academic exchange flourishes over 35 years

Liu Baicheng, an 81-year-old professor of mechanical engineering at Tsinghua University, is happy to recall his 1978 arrival in New York, an occasion that opened the floodgates to 35 years of booming academic exchange between China and the United States.
"Chinese people are great people, and American people are also great people. We came all the way to the United States, not only to learn advanced science and technology, but also to promote the friendship between the Chinese and American peoples," Liu told U.S. reporters upon landing at John. F. Kennedy International Airport on Dec. 26, 1978, five days before the historic establishment of China-U.S. diplomatic ties. More...

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Funding review casting shadow over Portuguese research could cloud other countries

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-DWkk7wQtafc/AAAAAAAAAAI/AAAAAAAAAD8/OpSOwc28FTo/photo.jpg?sz=104By Teresa Marques. Every five years, the Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation (FCT) reviews its research institutes from Astronomy to Zoology. But this year, for the first time, the FCT contracted the European Science Foundation (ESF) for the job. FCT's resulting reallocation of funding will impact upon the career of more than 5,000 researchers – a third of the total in the country. Read more...

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En été, je continue à recruter

http://leblogrh.recruteurs.apec.fr/wp-content/uploads/PMarzin.jpgPar Pierre Marzin. Si l'activité des entreprises ralentit un peu en période estivale, cela ne doit pas entraîner le report des recrutements à la rentrée.
L'été est là et vous commencez à envisager de lever le pied sur vos recrutements. De tout façon, dites-vous, du 14 juillet au 15 août, la France est en vacances et rien de décisif ne se passe. Il sera toujours temps de lancer mes recrutements à la rentrée. Sauf que, considérant qu'un process de recrutement prend au moins deux mois, en attendant septembre vous n'accueillerez vos nouvelles recrues qu'en novembre. Suite...

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L’art délicat du transfert de compétences...

http://leblogrh.recruteurs.apec.fr/wp-content/uploads/NBoudu.jpgPar Nicolas Bondu. Comment une entreprise peut-elle se développer si ses collaborateurs emportent avec eux des compétences-clés s’interroge Jean-Marie Marx directeur général de l’Apec dans son édito sur Apec RH. Ces quelques mots mettent en évidence un dossier majeur pour les entreprises. Les départs en retraite, le turn-over, les départs imprévisibles de salariés possédant des capacités professionnelles capitales, les bouleversements liés à la compétition mondiale, ont précipité la nécessité d'enraciner le transfert des compétences dans les pratiques quotidiennes des entreprises. Suite de l'article...

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