11 janvier 2016

5 Tips for Researching Online Programs as an International Student

By . Researching which online program is right for you can be a daunting task, especially if you currently reside outside of the U.S. You must take into consideration​ your country of residence, time zone and program fit. More...

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Effective Online Learning could be greatly beneficial to global HE sectors

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "studyinternational.com logo"By Study International Staff. Last month’s OBHE conference has found that digital tools and the provision of effective online learning can massively boost the reputation of an institution on both a national and international level. 
The OBHE, or the Observatory on Borderless Higher Education, is a higher education ‘think tank’ with institutional members across 30 different countries. More...

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Free Japan’s universities so they can flourish

The Japan TimesBy . Here is the good news: Japan’s national universities are not, in fact, getting rid of social sciences and humanities. Earlier last year, it looked as if Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology told public schools to cease education in these areas. More...

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The emergent mission of varsities

By Ahmad Ibrahim Bajunid. Public and private institutions of higher learning work hard to be relevant by linking with community and industry. To this end a network of concepts is formulated and a language and conceptual register common to higher education institutions is developed. More...

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Europe's Lost Generation?

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "foreignaffairs.com"By Edoardo CampanellaWhen the euro crisis ravaged Ireland's economy in 2009, Dublin promptly turned to its diaspora for help. Ireland's banking sector was close to collapse and its public finances were out of control, but Ireland's successful and patriotic expatriates were well positioned to assist. The then Prime Minister Brian Cowen gathered more than 100 leading members of the Irish diaspora in Dublin for the inaugural Global Irish Economic Forum. The goal of the conference was to use expatriates’ ideas and experience to develop measures aimed at promoting innovation, entrepreneurship, and the growth of key industries. More...

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Why Malaysian Universities Are Performing Poorly – Analysis

Eurasia ReviewMalaysian public universities have dropped in the Times Higher Education University Rankings over the last few years. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) made 87th position in 2013, but as at 2015, no Malaysian university made the top 100 Asian rankings. Malaysian public universities have also shown mixed results in other rankings like the QS rankings, where three Malaysian universities had slight rises in their rankings, while Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), International Islamic Universiti Malaysia (IIUM), and Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), all slipped in rankings from previous years. More...

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Number of Indian students studying in the US sees 30% jump on stable rupee

Return to frontpageThe stability of the rupee against the US dollar which has in turn resulted in a better return on investment for Indian students has led to a 30 per cent jump in the number of Indian students studying in the US during 2014-15. 
According to Education Exchange data released by Institute of International Education (IIE), the 2014-15 period saw the highest rate of growth for Indian students in the history of the Open Doors project, which spans back to 1954/55. 
This is in contrast to the period 2010-13 when there was a continuous decline in the number of Indian students studying in the US for three years due to steep fluctuations and eventually a steep devaluation of the rupee against the US dollar. More...

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Education minister supports university merger proposal

Breaking News, World News and Taiwan News.Education Minister Wu Se-hwa said Wednesday that he is happy to see the planned merger between National Yang-Ming University and National Chiao Tung University and believes it could expand their operational scale and enhance their international competitivenessMore...

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Beyond the Green Paper architecture: we still need QAA

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Paul Greatrix. Gordon McKenzie, writing here on Wonkhe, noted that the Green Paper proposals gave the shiny new Office for Students responsibility for quality assurance and the new Teaching Excellence Framework but a key question remained. More...

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Experts predict more attacks on universities

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By . Valuable intellectual property at universities means that sector will be hit hard this year, reckons a security non-profit.
Attacks on major state universities will continue in 2016, according to a non-profit cybersecurity readiness organization that specializes in the public sector. More...

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