03 mars 2015

Four Korean universities in foreign intake ban

By Natalie Marsh. Four universities in South Korea found to be poorly managing international students have been banned from recruiting overseas for a year, after failing to comply with the conditions of a government quality assurance scheme. More...

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UNICENTRES announces sixth UK partner

By Natalie Marsh. UNICENTRES, a university pathways brand offered by leading language chain Eurocentres, has recently announced its sixth UK partner for its International Business Foundation programme, the University of Essex. More...

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Australia moots stricter VET regulation

By Natalie Marsh. Changes have been proposed under the new National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Amendment Bill 2015 in Australia, in order to crack down on higher risk VET providers and enable others to meet new quality standards. More...

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In developing world, infra constraints challenge but don't stop MOOCs

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "devex"By Anna Patricia Valerio. The hype surrounding massive open online courses in recent years has led to questions about whether teaching — and learning — through a lecture broadcast to several students at the same time could democratize education, which is becoming an increasingly expensive investment in many parts of the world.
In developing countries, where youths often have even more barriers to schooling, this debate seems particularly relevant.
edX offers university-level MOOCs, and CEO Anant Agarwal said it currently has more than 3.5 million students, 40 percent of whom come from developing countries. While Agarwal believes MOOCs won’t replace traditional on-campus teaching, he said these courses can be an alternative form of schooling for those who do not have access to education. More...

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Major Beijing universities still using foreign textbooks despite minister’s call for ban

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "south china morning post"By Wu Nan. Education Minister Yuan Guiren called for foreign textbooks that 'spread Western values' to be banned last month when he met senior Peking and Tsinghua university officials. More...

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America's High-Risk, High-Reward Higher Education System

By Andrew Kelly. Last month, the Educational Testing Service (ETS) added to a familiar refrain, releasing a new report on how American Millennials lag behind their peers in other countries on measures of literacy, numeracy, and “problem-solving in technology rich environments.” Using data from the Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), the authors showed that American Millennials ranked at the bottom in both numeracy and problem-solving. More...

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Why Nigerian varsities are poorly ranked

Daily Independent, Nigerian NewspaperSunday Saanu, a public communication expert, reflecting on the recent lecture entitled; “The Nigerian University System and the Search For Global Relevance In The 21st Century”, delivered by the University of Ibadan (UI) Vice Chancellor, Prof. Isaac Folorunso Adewole at Lead City University, Ibadan, is of the view that there are inadequate resources from both private and public sector for research capacity building in Nigerian universities. Therefore efforts must be intensified by the universities to lobby the government for increased research and capacity building. More...

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4 à 6 ans après l’obtention la #thèse

Résultats de l’enquête de l’APEC sur les jeunes docteurs 2008-2010 (892 réponses collectées entre juillet et octobre 2014 : 59% de docteurs en sciences, 24% en Lettres, langues, sciences humaines, 13% en Droit, économie et gestion, 3% autres disciplines). Les jeunes docteurs : profil, parcours, insertion, Les études de l’emploi cadre, n°2015-12, janvier 2015, 52 pages. Pour aller plus loin : 155 chroniques du blog sur le doctorat, les doctorants, les docteurs. Voir l'article...

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#Bercy s’attaque aux réserves des #universités

Les établissements ayant plus de 65 jours de fonds de roulement sont visés par le gouvernement.

Source: lesechos.fr

Les universités et les écoles d’ingénieurs qui relèvent du ministère de l’Enseignement supérieur n’en finissent pas de traîner le budget 2015 comme un boulet. Voir l'article...

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Le "Buy one, give one" ou la philanthropie intégrée à la stratégie de l’entreprise

Par . Encore marginal en France, le modèle économique du "Buy one, give one" est adopté aux États-Unis par de plus en plus d’entreprises.
Ce business model, que Mycoskie a breveté sous l'appellation de "one for one" (un pour un) est appelé "Buy one, give one" (un acheté, un donné). Une formule simple et efficace ayant d'après Toms le pouvoir de "transformer des consommateurs en philanthropes". Avec son histoire personnelle et sa volonté de changer le monde, Mycoskie a su parler à une génération Y en quête de sens. Voir l'article...

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