14 avril 2015

Rückkehr des Bezahlstudiums: Zur Kasse, bitte

SPIEGEL ONLINEVon "duz"-Autorin Jeannette Goddar. Kommen Studiengebühren in Deutschland zurück? Einzelne Bundesländer weiten die Spielräume der Hochschulen aus. Geschaffen werden sie dort, wo es weniger Widerstand gibt: bei Berufstätigen und Ausländern. Mehr...

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Veröffentlichte Abschlussarbeiten: Fette Fehler? Schlechte Note? Egal!

SPIEGEL ONLINEVon Lena Greiner. Es ist gar nicht schwer, seine Abschlussarbeit zu veröffentlichen. Der OmniScriptum-Verlag bringt auch den letzten Mist auf den Markt - und verdient damit Millionen. Mehr...

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Australia moves on quality framework for agents

By Amy Baker. The Australian government is funding a major research and scoping project into a quality framework for education agencies, marking a substantive push forward towards a possible national accreditation or ratings system. More...

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US: Target minorities in study abroad goals, says Diversity Abroad

By Sara Custer. If the United States is going to achieve its goal of doubling outbound student numbers by 2020, then strategies need to be put in place to increase diversity in study abroad student populations, the Diversity Abroad Network has said. More...

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MOOC certifications not a measure of learning, say edX researchers

By Sara Custer. A study released by joint researchers at Harvard and MIT into MOOCs on the edX platform has concluded that completion rates are a poor measure of the course’s efficacy. Findings from one of the largest surveys of MOOC students’ intentions and backgrounds, shows that while certification may be desirable for some participants, it’s irrelevant for others. More...

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Hobsons acquires Starfish Retention Solutions

By  Beckie Smith. Hobsons, the private company which specialises in student recruitment and conversion, has extended its involvement with advising and admissions through its acquisition of US-based Starfish Retention Solutions, which provides student retention and advising services for higher education institutions. More...

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China: COSA, GSM to develop enquiries portal

By  Beckie Smith. Following their joint agent fairs in Beijing and Shanghai last month, agency events organiser Global Student Mobility and China Overseas Study Association, CEAIE are raising investment to develop a student marketing and recruitment portal for partner schools. More...

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UK HE applicants welcome international students, survey shows

By  Beckie Smith. The majority of domestic applicants to UK universities believe that studying alongside foreign students will help prepare them for work in the global marketplace, according to research commissioned by the Higher Education Policy Institute and Kaplan International Colleges. More...

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Australia: CISA welcomes education strategy

By Natalie Marsh. The Council of International Students Australia has welcomed the draft national strategy for international education, released by the Australian government this week saying it is “a positive step from the government”. More...

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China: MoE creates TNE portal; adds courses to approved list

By Natalie Marsh. The Ministry of Education in China is creating an online information management system for transnational education partnerships, it has announced. It has also published an updated list of approved joint ventures, including seven new programmes. More...

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