25 janvier 2015

Triche aux examens : les étudiants en sciences et droit champions des fraudes

Par Elsa Doladille. Quels sont les étudiants qui trichent le plus à l’université ? Pour tenter d’enrayer les infractions aux examens, véritable fléau au Canada (un jeune sur 2 y avoue avoir déjà triché au cours de sa scolarité selon une étude), un enseignant de l’Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) a voulu en savoir plus sur le profil de ces étudiants fraudeurs. Il ressort de son étude que les étudiants en fac de sciences et droit trichent plus que les autres. Voir l'article...

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Worrying fall in university students from key overseas markets

Herald ScotlandBy Andrew Denholm. THE number of overseas students from key countries studying at Scottish universities has fallen in the wake of tough new immigration rules introduced by the Westminster Government.
Official figures show universities in Scotland have seen a two per cent decline in first-year student enrolments from China, a 12 per cent decline from India and a nine per cent drop from Nigeria. More...

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Multimillion rand grant scheme for black universities

http://mg.co.za/images/mg_original.jpgBy Bongani Nkosi. South Africa's historically black universities will get government help to finally make their "backlog of underdevelopment" disappear.
A “backlog of underdevelopment” persists at the country’s historically black universities, and now the government hopes its new multimillion rand grant scheme will help turn things around. More...

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Record numbers of women going to university, according to UCAS

The IndependentBy Richard Garner. A record number of women started university courses in September - with the result that the gap between male and female acceptances for places is at it its highest level ever, according to the first official analysis of the latest intake into universities. Read more...

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Christopher Pyne's offer to reverse university cuts fails to win support for deregulation

By . Key Senate crossbenchers say they remain opposed to the deregulation of university fees even if the Abbott government reduces, or scraps entirely, a planned 20 per cent cut to university funding.
Independent senator Nick Xenophon said the government's higher education reforms were in "a whole lot of trouble" while the Palmer United Party's Glenn Lazarus called on the government to abandon its policies and "move on". Read more...

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Government to cut higher education enrollment by 35%

Taiwan plans to cut enrollment at universities and graduate institutes by around 35 percent over the next decade due to a shrinking population caused by a notoriously low birth rate.
Enrollment targets in undergraduate and doctoral programs are looking at 40 percent cuts, the Ministry of Education said Thursday at a conference of university presidents.
Taiwan only saw 1.065 births per woman in 2013, but experts say a rate of 2.1 births per woman is necessary to keep the population from shrinking. Read more...

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Government support needed to attract foreign students

By Artemios G Voyiatzis. For many years now a steady flow of students from Greece have been seeking a tertiary education degree in developed countries such as the US, Germany, France and the UK.
The Greek government acknowledged recently the need to reform the tertiary education system so as to become more attractive to students from abroad. Read more...

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Competition can generate innovation and change

By Sean Gallagher. Innovation in higher education promises to be a prominent theme again in 2015 as a range of market forces continues to impact on universities. While various Silicon Valley entrepreneurs view universities as an endangered species at risk of being “disrupted”, the global market for higher education remains generally robust. Read more...

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Canada and China’s legacy of cooperation

By Grace Karram Stephenson. The final months of 2014 and the beginning of 2015 have been anything but peaceful. In Hong Kong and Missouri, student protests have kept our eyes locked on the news, while in Canada we waited anxiously for the release of Alexander Sodiqov. Read more...

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Sweeping funding cuts will hit elite institutes

By Suchitra Behal. The cash-strapped Indian government has announced massive cuts in the education sector, especially higher education allocations, for the year 2014-15. Read more...

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