31 juillet 2015

Will Legal Notice 150 affect the University of Malta?

ESU - European Students' UnionDuring this past year, the Education sector in Malta was faced with a number of reforms to promote a pluralistic provision in Further and Higher Education. In light of this, on the 8th of May 2015 a new Legal Notice (LN150 of 2015) was tabled in Parliament by the Minister for Education and Employment, which led to substantial modifications being made to a Subsidiary Legislation which rules the requirements for Further and Higher Education Institution to gain the University Status. More...

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Computing Power Rankings: Saudi University Enters the Top Ten

http://www.ireg-observatory.org/templates/sub_business2/images/ireg_top2013.pngThe TOP500 project is a ranking and description of the world’s most powerful supercomputer systems. Data is currently collected by experts at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and NERSC/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and are published twice a year. The rankings are based on the LINPACK benchmark, that is the ability to solve a dense system of linear equations. More...

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The CWUR Rankings: New Methodology Includes Prizes and Awards

http://www.ireg-observatory.org/templates/sub_business2/images/ireg_top2013.pngThe Center for World University Rankings, based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, has produced the latest edition of its global university rankings. These rankings are notable for avoiding surveys and data submitted by institutions and focussing entirely on outputs. The eight “objective and robust” indicators are: Quality of Education, measured by prizes and awards won by alumni, Alumni Employment, measured by alumni who are CEOs of major companies, Quality of Faculty, measured by faculty who have won major prizes or awards, Publications, measured by number of research papers in “reputable” journals, Influence, measured by the number of papers in “highly-influential“ journals, Citations, measured by highly cited research papers, Broad Impact measured by the h-index, and Patents, measured by international patents filings. More...

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Scimago Rankings: Research Output Rising in Asia and South America

http://www.ireg-observatory.org/templates/sub_business2/images/ireg_top2013.pngThe Scimago Institutions Rankings are “a science evaluation resource to assess worldwide universities and research-focused institutions”. They are published annually by the Scimago Lab, a Spanish company, and include twelve indicators for research, innovation and web visibility. The Scimago Lab does not, however, produce overall rankings and consequently they do not receive much media attention although they can provide interesting insights into important trends in research, innovation and web activity. More...

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South Africa Tops THE Pilot Ranking

http://www.ireg-observatory.org/templates/sub_business2/images/ireg_top2013.pngTimes Higher Education (THE) has published a “pilot” ranking of African universities. This consists of a single indicator, citations per publications normalised by field and year with the data being taken from the Scopus database rather than from the Web of Science as in previous years. More...

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Chinese Universities Competing for Students

http://www.ireg-observatory.org/templates/sub_business2/images/ireg_top2013.pngThe world of higher education has become increasingly competitive in recent years, nowhere more so than in China. There has been an impressive increase in the publications and citations of Chinese universities and some of them have done very well in the Shanghai rankings (ARWU) and the World and Asian rankings published by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) and Times Higher Education (THE). More...

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Un numéro vert gratuit contre le décrochage

cariforef0 800 12 25 00 est un service proposé par l'ONISEP pour permettre aux jeunes sans diplôme et à leurs parents d'échanger avec un conseiller qui pourra leur apporter une information fiable sur les solutions de retour en formation et sur les structures d'accompagnement (CIO, Ecole de la 2ème chance, mission locale...). La plateforme située en Martinique répond aux appels du lundi au vendredi de 10h à 17h. Le site Ma seconde chance  permet d'échanger par Tchat et de visualiser les lieux d'accueil. Voir l'article...

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