15 avril 2016

Top 10 IT Issues in Higher Education - CIO Point of View

By Vala Afshar. Recently Educause, with help from IT Issues Panel and a representative sample of IT leaders in the community, published its top 10 priority list for CIOs. Educause notes that the people, processes and culture of higher education is not fully prepared to support new and developing technologies. More...

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UK universities increase courtship between EU agents

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "studyinternational.com logo"By Study International Staff. The removal of caps on the number of European students allowed to study in the UK has led to increased courtship between UK universities and agents in the EU, according to a report from StudyTravel Magazine (ST Mag).
Furthermore, the introduction of a new postgraduate loan for which European students are eligible has caused increased activity between EU agents and UK institutions, according to the same report. More...

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Higher education revolution off the table, for now

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "smh.com.au logo"The Turnbull government would much rather deal with university funding as a budget issue than an election issue. It has no stomach for a big fight with the universities now. From that simple fact, several things flow. More...

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Oman education: GCC to have uniform policy for admissions to universities

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "times of oman logo"By REJIMON. A move to introduce a uniform admission process among universities and centrrs of higher education in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries will be a boon to students seeking to enroll in graduate courses. More...

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Public universities trapped in vicious circle due to underfunding

By Dana Al Emam. The lack of government financial support to public universities is to blame for the high costs of higher education in Jordan, according to experts. More...

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Japan To Reform Its University Entrance Exams By 2020

Parent HeraldBy Samantha Teran. Japan is set to replace its current National Center Test for University Admissions by 2020. A final report has been compiled by an expert panel formed by the Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Ministry regarding reformed university entrance exams. More...

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Are Rich Colleges Better?

By CCAP. Are rich colleges better? Can colleges buy a reputation for high quality? In a word, yes — but within limits. We looked at endowments of 650 universities and related that to reputation, as measured by the 2015-16 Forbes Top College list. As the graph below shows, schools that had large endowments typically ranked high among the 650 schools Forbes ranks, while those with meager accumulation of wealth tended to be among the lower ranking schools. More...

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Hochschul-Rankings: "Was die Top 50 anders machen"

TELEPOLISWarum das schlechte Abschneiden deutscher Unis beim internationalen Ranking kein Grund zur Besorgnis ist. 
Im Zeitalter der Übertragung ökonomischer Prinzipien auf den Bereich der Bildung stehen Rankings und Leistungsvergleiche wenig verwunderlich im Vordergrund. More...

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Israeli and Chinese universities to establish entrepreneurship center

The Jerusalem Post - Israel NewsThe new joint center will promote academic cooperation in research and teaching and will serve as a platform to encourage connections between Chinese and Israeli business people. More...

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The digital age of Israeli higher academic learning

The Jerusalem Post - Israel NewsThe Council for Higher Education announced on Monday that for the first time Israeli higher academic institutions will be able to provide online courses to millions of students worldwide. More...

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