21 octobre 2015

U.S. seeks to increase number of Nigerian students in American schools

Premium TimesThe U.S. Embassy in Nigeria in an effort to increase the number of Nigerian students studying in America will convene its 16th annual ‘Education USA College Fair’ between Oct. 7 and 8 in Abuja.
This is contained in a statement by the Public Affairs Section of U.S. Embassy on Monday in Abuja.
The statement said that Nigerian students’ enrollment in the U.S. higher education institutions had increased more than 25 per cent in the past five years. More...

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Educated youth keen on moving abroad

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "helsinkitimes logo"A larger labour market, a Swedish boyfriend, a laid-back atmosphere and opportunities to pursue an international career. More...

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Future Of Higher Education In Mena Region Comes Under Spotlight In Abu Dhabi

The new role of universities in promoting innovation and supporting the growth and development of today's knowledge based society will be the central theme of the second MENA Higher Education Leadership Forum taking place in Abu Dhabi from 9-11 November.
Higher education leaders and decision makers from 50 countries across the region and worldwide will assemble at the Dusit Thani Abu-Dhabi for the event which is being held under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth, and Community. More...

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International students satisfied with NZ universities

Scoop - Independent NewsBy . The International Student Barometer Survey has found that 90% of international students studying at a New Zealand university are satisfied with their study experience here.
The independent survey, commissioned by Education New Zealand, investigated the expectations, perceptions and experiences of over 6000 international students from all eight universities. It is part of a world-wide study which compares the experience of international students across different countries. More...

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Are Australia’s universities under-funded?

Résultat de recherche d'images pour Since the 1990s, it is said, Australian universities have become ever more under-funded and over-reliant on fee income. Internationally we seem to lag our peers, as governments short-change the sector, our students and society.
Some claim that in 2011 Australia’s public spending on universities “ranked thirty-third out of the thirty-four OECD member countries”. While governments across the OECD spent an average of 1.1% of their GDP, Australia spent just 0.7%. However the story is not so simple. More...

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New platform launched against corruption in education

The New Prague PostThe Council of Europe  launched at the Charles University on Oct. 1 a new “platform” to fight corruption in education: the Pan-European Platform on Ethics, Transparency and Integrity in Education (ETINED).
The platform will be made up of a network of specialists from the 50 states, which are parties to the European Cultural Convention of the Council of Europe. These specialists will cooperate with other international organizations and agencies engaged in the field, from Transparency International to UNESCO. More...

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University rankings: UK 'a stand-out performer'

BBCBy Katherine Sellgren. The UK has 34 universities in the Times Higher Education ranking of the world's top 200 institutions.
Oxford climbs to second place, while Cambridge and Imperial College London also make the top 10 in fourth and eighth places respectively.
Keeping the top spot for the fifth consecutive year is the California Institute of Technology in the US.
Europe has a record number of universities in the world top 200, with 105 compared to 87 last year. More...

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The 2015 World University rankings: Are these really the planet’s best schools?

http://s.troveread.com/perpos/0.2.11/5/widgets/rrwv1/img/logo.pngBy Valerie Strauss. The 2015 “World University” rankings were released by Times Higher Education in London on Wednesday, but don’t confuse them with the “2015 World University Rankings” issued in July by a Saudi Arabian group, or the U.S. News & World Report’s “2015 Best Global University Rankings,” or the 2015 “Academic Ranking of World Universities” put out in August by the Center for World-Class Universities at Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China, or … well, you get the idea. Be very, very careful with school rankings. Read more...

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Canadian universities facing up to global competitors in latest world rankings

Go to the Globe and Mail homepageBy Simona Chiose. Canadian universities are holding their own in the face of increasing competition from postsecondary institutions around the world, the latest results in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings reveal. With 29 more countries and six million more papers considered in this year’s assessment than in 2014, three Canadian institutions kept their spots in the top 50, and others saw jumps in their position further down the tables. Read more...

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Plug-n-play university city to host foreign campuses

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "timesofindia.com logo"The state capital will soon host an educational city on the lines of USA's famed Harvard institutional zone and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Work has begun on this ambitious project on the eastern side of river Sabarmati in Gandhinagar. A detailed plan is being drawn up by the Gandhinagar Urban Development Authority (GUDA). More...

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