30 mai 2016

How to fund mass higher education

By David Palfreyman. This is admittedly an unashamedly Anglo-Saxon neoliberal perspective on the delivery of higher education globally – and is largely based on Reshaping the University: The rise of the regulated market in higher education, a 2014 book I wrote with Ted Tapper. Some may feel able to ignore all this unpleasant stuff, simply assuming it could never happen in their civilised country. Read more...

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An international education strategy with no vision

By Craig Whitsed and Wendy Green. The long anticipated Australian National Strategy for International Education 2025 was released to the public on 30 April 2016. This document represents the culmination of a year-long process of consultation with stakeholders, which began with the release of a draft strategy for public comment. Read more...

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The new divide in English higher education

By Paul Temple. Martin Trow (1926-2007), a leading American scholar of higher education, is probably best known for his work on the development of mass higher education in Western countries in the second half of the 20th century. Read more...

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Widening participation requires new ways of learning

By Marybeth Gasman. College participation throughout the world is widening and the make-up of those attending college is more diverse. This fundamental change is having an impact on many aspects of college life and operations and will have a wider impact on society. Read more...

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New call for scrapping of unregulated tuition fees

By Jan Petter Myklebust. A student from outside Europe who wants to study in Sweden has to pay more than SEK100,000 (US$ 12,200) per year [in tuition fees], even if the courses they are attending only cost half that price, Dagens Eko reported. Read more...

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EU eases visa rules for researchers and students

By Brendan O’Malley. The European Parliament has passed a new visa directive on European Union entry and residence that makes it easier and more attractive for people from third countries to study or do research at EU universities. Read more...

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Universities urged to set male student entry targets

By Brendan O’Malley. Universities should set targets for male recruitment to improve the proportion of male entrants to United Kingdom higher education institutions, according to a new report that says the male share of entrants has reached a record low. Read more...

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How political interference keeps hurting universities

By Ibrahim Oanda. Political interference in Africa’s universities is not new. Universities’ governance was seen as ‘captured’ for narrow political rather than academic ends during the 1980s and 1990s. Politics shaped everything: patterns of student access, curriculum content and teaching methods. Read more...

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Student movement builds a broader political platform

By Suvendrini Kakuchi. In a dramatic turnaround in the past year, Japanese students and young people have shed their conventional image as docile members of society to become major players in national politics. Read more...

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Dissident student discourses for social transformation

By Carolina Guzmán-Valenzuela. The Confederation of Chilean Students, CONFECH, recently called for new protests against the higher education reform measures that the Michelle Bachelet government is implementing. One of the most controversial measures is free university education. Read more...

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