09 décembre 2015

Labor in U-turn on university cuts

Labor has agreed to support two law changes affecting university students that will save the federal budget A$1.1 billion (US$805 million), reports AAP and Matthew Knott for The Sydney Morning Herald. Read more...

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Wave of mergers sweeps over European universities

It’s not just big business; merger mania has hit universities across Europe. Since 2000, the number of university mergers have increased substantially and almost 100 mergers have taken place, according to a report by the European University Association, writes Aamna Mohdin for Quartz. Read more...

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Fears of WTO effect on college fees

A group of academics has urged the central government not to sign a treaty at an upcoming World Trade Organization meeting that they said would turn higher education into a business, encourage foreign universities to set up shop in India, and drive fees through the roof, reports The Telegraph India. Read more...

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Bilingual curriculum to be compulsory in universities

The government will make it compulsory for university students to interact in English in order to prepare them to compete in the ASEAN – Association of Southeast Asian Nations – Economic Community, which comes into effect at the start of 2016, reports The Jakarta Post. Read more...

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Board calls on Russia to retain higher education ties

Turkey's higher education board, known locally by its initials YÖK, has called on Russia to not allow tensions between the countries to impact bilateral agreements in the education sector, reports Anadolu Agency. Read more...

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The ‘ink of scholars’ – A profound role for universities

By Karen MacGregor. The profound importance of good leadership for universities – and for African societies – was described by Ebrima Sall, executive secretary of the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa, or CODESRIA, at a recent workshop in Tanzania. Read more...

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Lessons from Sweden and Denmark on innovation

By Jan Petter Myklebust and Maximilian Unger. Denmark and Sweden both invest more in research than Austria, while at the same time also succeeding better than Austria in transforming the funds they invest into more innovation and greater economic dynamics, according to a new report. Read more...

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Can China become a global leader in HE innovation?

By Kirk Perris. Can China become a global leader in higher education innovation? UNESCO seems to think so, and believes Shenzhen is a suitable incubator. Read more...

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Strategic international partnerships – The leader’s role

By Alvaro Romo. It is now virtually unavoidable for a university CEO to perform his or her leadership role at a higher education institution without confronting the various aspects, issues and challenges connected with the internationalisation of the institution. Read more...

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Six words to sell your sauce

By Margaret Andrews. I spoke at the Graduate Management Admission Council, or GMAC, Asia Pacific Conference in Manila last month about how business schools can stand out from the crowd. Read more...

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