23 février 2015

Umgang mit Plagiatoren: "Nicht der Mensch wird bloßgestellt, sondern die Schrift"

SPIEGEL ONLINEVon . Die Plattform VroniPlag veröffentlicht Namen von mutmaßlichen Plagiatoren - und gefährdet so Karrieren. Jetzt lassen falsche Doktoren ihre Namen bei Google löschen. Ein Betrug an der Wissenschaft, findet Plagiatsforscherin Debora Weber-Wulff. Mehr...

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Navitas CEO: partnerships, edtech will rise

By Amy Baker. Universities will have to change if they want to survive in the transition to a more global education system, according to Rod Jones, the CEO of Navitas. More...

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UK HE agent spending tops £86.7m

By Beckie Smith. UK universities paid out an average of £1,767 per international student to education agents in 2013-14 and overall spending on non-EU recruitment is increasing sharply, an investigation by Times Higher Education has revealed. More...

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AIEA urges educators to foster innovation, increase access

By Beckie Smith. Despite budgetary challenges, evolving technology and shifting demographics, higher education institutions have placed innovation and widening access to international experiences at the top of their agendas, according to stakeholders at the Association of International Education Administrators‘s conference held this week in Washington, DC. More...

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Concern mounts in Switzerland as Swiss franc gains 15%

By Natalie Marsh. Swiss education agencies are seriously concerned about the implications for the profitability of their business, since the value of the Swiss franc has soared, following the removal of the currency cap pegging the Swiss franc to the euro last month. More...

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Korean counters US falling foreign language trend

By Natalie Marsh. The number of enrolments in foreign language courses in the US has dropped, according to a report released last week by the US Modern Language Association. Interest in Korean has shown a reverse trend, however, as growing interest in the region caused a significant upswing in enrollments. More...

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UK tenant checks spur fears of discrimination

By Natalie Marsh. ‘Right to rent’ checks that have started to roll out in the UK have been criticised for possibly leading to discrimination against foreign migrants, including international students. More...

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Despite school closures, Ireland sees boost in non-EU numbers

By Natalie Marsh. The number of non-European students going to Ireland over the last year has risen, according to new statistics released by Frances Fitzgerald, the Minister for Justice and Equality in Ireland. More...

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US State Department’s ELT MOOC breaks participation records

By Natalie Marsh. An English teaching course run by the US State Department on MOOC platform Coursera broke participation and completion records immediately after its inception last spring. The course has began its second phase of the year this month and continues to attract participants from around the world. More...

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Indian billionaire urges gov to open doors to foreign providers

By Sara Custer. G P Hinduja, co-chairman of the Hinduja Group, a UK-based conglomerate valued at $25bn, has urged India’s government to pass legislation allowing foreign providers to establish universities in country. More...

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