20 mai 2016

A Sceptical View of Ranking from Latin America

http://www.ireg-observatory.org/templates/sub_business2/images/ireg_top2013.pngThe recent IREG-8 conference in Lisbon, the theme of which was ‘University Rankings and International Academic Relations – a Bridging Tool or a Hindrance?’, featured a variety of presentations from global higher education experts. More...

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IREG-8 Rankings and Internationalization: A Necessary Evil

http://www.ireg-observatory.org/templates/sub_business2/images/ireg_top2013.pngThe eighth conference of the IREG Observatory on Academic Ranking and Excellence in Lisbon had as its theme “University Rankings and International Academic Relations: A Bridging Tool or a Hindrance?”. The subtitle could well have been “A Necessary Evil”. More...

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THE Reputation Rankings: Europe Continues to Slide

http://www.ireg-observatory.org/templates/sub_business2/images/ireg_top2013.pngThe latest edition of the Times Higher Education (THE) Reputation Rankings has been published. It is based on 10,323 survey responses from 133 countries. The survey was conducted by Elsevier between January and March of this year and was by invitation only, including researchers whose publications were in the Scopus database. More...

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CHE Rankings (Germany)

http://www.ireg-observatory.org/templates/sub_business2/images/ireg_top2013.pngThe latest rankings by the Centre for Higher Education have been published in Germany in the ZEIT Study Guide 2016/17. The CHE has a distinctive approach to rankings. It does not attempt to produce an overall assessment of institutions or find the “best university”. Rankings are produced for specific subjects based on data from over 300 institutions and over 2,700 faculties and a survey of professors and students. Subjects are updated every three years. This year the updated subjects comprise Architecture, Mechanical Engineering. Biology, German Language and Literature, Romance Studies and twelve others. More...

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STEM and computer sciences reviews show that improving employment outcomes is a shared responsibility

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hefce.ac.uk logo"Two reviews published by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, looking at employment outcomes among science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) graduates, find that responsibility for improving these outcomes needs to be shared between higher education providers, employers and students. More...

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Competition and choice: HEFCE response to higher education White Paper

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hefce.ac.uk logo"The Government’s White Paper aims to put in place a simpler and more efficient higher education and research system which encourages competition and choice, drives up quality, and ensures greater accountability and value for money. More...

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Universities and councils join forces to help communities

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hefce.ac.uk logo"Leaders from universities and local authorities will be working together on a pilot project designed to help areas drive growth, re-design public services and strengthen the relationship between communities and academic institutions. More...

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Revised operating model for quality assessment: Announcement of preferred bidders

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hefce.ac.uk logo"The procurement exercise marks the next phase of a review of quality assessment undertaken by HEFCE with the higher education funding bodies in Wales and Northern Ireland, as part of their respective statutory responsibilities. The review considered what kind of arrangements would be necessary for the next decade, to reflect the increasing dynamism and diversity of the higher education landscape. More...

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HEFCE to allocate £3.7 billion to 344 universities and colleges for 2016-17

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hefce.ac.uk logo"The funding for the 2016-17 academic year will be £3,674 million, allocated for the following main areas of activity:

  • £1,578 million for recurrent research
  • £1,360 million for recurrent teaching
  • £160 million for knowledge exchange
  • £98 million for national facilities and initiatives (Note 2)
  • £478 million for capital funding. More...

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International Conference on New Horizons in Education, 13-15 July, Vienna (Austria)

The 7th INITE International Conference on New Horizons in Education will take place from 13 to 15 July 2016 at the Vienna University of Technology in Austria. More...

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