21 octobre 2015

Govt unveils indigenous ranking framework for higher education

LivemintBy Prashant K. Nanda. The government on Tuesday unveiled an indigenous ranking framework for higher educational institutions that it believes will give Indian institutions a competitive platform free of any international bias.
The framework will evaluate institutions on five parameters—teaching, learning and resources (TLR); research, professional practice and collaborative performance (RPC); graduation outcome (GO); outreach and inclusivity (OI); and perception (PR) of end users. More...

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Japanese University Humanities and Social Sciences Programs Under Attack

By Jeff Kingston. On June 8 the Ministry of Education,Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) sent a ten-page directive to all 86 national universities in Japan, apparently calling on them, inter alia, to abolish or reorganize their humanities and social sciences (HSS) departments. I use the word “apparently” because the wording of the letter is ambiguous. A former Ministry of Education official’s Facebook posting in September is quoted on the European Association of Japanese Studies online forum asserting that the directive has been misinterpreted. More...

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Govt guidelines to encourage pvt players to set up universities

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "timesofindia.com logo"Puducherry government has released policy guidelines to encourage private players to set up self-financing Universities in the Union Territory.
A notification of the Directorate of Higher and Technical Education containing the order of the Lt Governor, published in this issue of the State Gazette, stated this would come into immediate effect. More...

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Foreign students bring one billion to Czech state a year

Prague Daily MonitorForeign students at Czech universities and colleges bring about one billion crowns to the state budget annually, according to an analysis of the Kredo project conducted by the Education Ministry and funded from EU subsidies. More...

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Private providers: rise in international student complaints

Higher EducationBy . More than 200 international students lodged complaints with the federal government ombudsman tasked with investigating issues relating to private education providers in the three months to the end of September, a 23 per cent increase on the previous quarter. More...

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Higher education fails to fill gaps

Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaperBy . Cambodia’s higher education system counts around 105 universities and institutions, sending out an estimated 200,000 young graduated students into the job-market every year. According to the latest World Bank Report 2013, Cambodia’s unemployment rate is 0.3 per cent, one of the lowest in the world. It simply means the job market is big enough to absorb the job-seekers for years to come. More...

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South African police hold 23 as students protest tuition fee-hike plan

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "euronews.com logo"By Nqobile Dludla. South African students burnt tyres and threw up barricades at their Cape Town campus, leading to 23 arrests on Tuesday, as protests hit universities across the country over plans to hike tuition fees. 
Students barricaded the entrances at University of Cape Town (UCT) and refused to leave, while their peers at Johannesburg’s University of the Witwatersrand, where protests dubbed #FeesMustFall on Twitter began on Oct. 13, overturned vehicles driving into the campus, local media reported. More...

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Perspectives from Asia on the aims of education

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "straitstimes.com logo"By Tan Chorh Chuan. National University of Singapore president Tan Chorh Chuan charts Asia's course towards a massive rise in the numbers of tertiary-educated people, world-class universities and liberal arts education in this excerpt from his speech at Georgetown University in the United States last week. More...

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LinkedIn Cozies Up to Higher Ed Marketers

EdSurge LogoBy Elizabeth Woyke. In the middle of LinkedIn’s Education Connect event last week, the company flashed a message across a big screen. It read: “We are committed to higher education and investing in its future.”
It’s a message the professional networking site has spent the past 10 months preparing to deliver. It did so in-person at a New York City event that attracted more than 125 attendees, most of whom were higher education marketers. More...

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Docteurs et Innovation

Sur le blog "Histoires d'universités" de Pierre Dubois. #JCFD2015 . La Journée nationale de la Communauté Française des Docteurs aura lieu le lundi 2 novembre 2015, sur le Campus Saint-Charles à Marseille.
Thématique : les docteurs, acteurs-clés de l’innovation (le dossier de presse). Suite...

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