08 novembre 2015

Private HE funders winning over doubters, says report

By Nic Mitchell. Private sector funding of education is gradually winning over doubters about its social value as well as return on investment. Read more...

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Investigating international student success

By Rahul Choudaha. These stories are quite distant in terms of time and geography, but they share the same sentiment and implication for higher education institutions: international students are not just about revenue. Read more...

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Watchful parents worry guidance officials

By Michael Gardner. Germany’s course guidance centres are increasingly seeing students turning up with their parents. The helicopter parent phenomenon could at least partly be because of greater numbers of under-age school-leavers enrolling at universities. Read more...

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Why Irish eyes are smiling in Horizon 2020

By Jan Petter Myklebust. One of the surprise success stories in the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme this year was the entry of four Irish universities into the list of the 50 top-performing universities. But how did they do it. Read more...

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Bid to ensure more foreign students stay and work

By Jan Petter Myklebust. International students now account for almost one in 10 students in Denmark, having risen from 13,689 in 2008, to 26,243 in 2014, a jump of 92%.
The 10 largest sending countries are Norway (2,948), Germany (2,622), Romania (2,116), Sweden (1,579), Lithuania (1,347), Bulgaria (1,117), Poland (874), Hungary (873), and Italy and Iceland (both 727). Read more...

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Ministers pave way for increased education exports

By Jan Petter Myklebust and Ian R Dobson. Minister of Education and Culture Sanni Grahn-Laasonen and Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Lenita Toivakka last week presented a proposal to parliament for removing legal obstacles to the export of Finnish education products and expertise. Read more...

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Industry must work better with universities – Minister

By Brendan O'Malley. Australia ranks “very, very poorly” on the commercialisation of research and must lift itself up, according to Senator Simon Birmingham, the minister for education and training, in a speech to the Australian Research Council. Read more...

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UK universities face biggest shake-up for decades

By David Jobbins. UK universities face their biggest shake-up in decades under plans for a further shift towards a market approach announced in a government consultation on 6 November. Read more...

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Six key elements of an entrepreneurial university

By Karen MacGregor. There are six key elements of an entrepreneurial university, according to Professor Deresh Ramjugernath, pro vice-chancellor of the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa – good leadership and governance, capacity incentives, entrepreneurship in teaching and learning, a culture of entrepreneurship, stakeholder partnerships, and internationalisation. Read more...

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Entrepreneurship education is now in all universities

By Karen MacGregor. All universities in the Netherlands now offer entrepreneurship education and from next year it will be obligatory in vocational colleges, said senior researcher Dr Petra Gibcus. But content differs greatly between institutions and faculties – and it took far too long to integrate entrepreneurship education into the curriculum. Read more...

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