15 juillet 2016

China’s new Education Minister deemed a ‘complete outsider’

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "studyinternational.com logo"By Study International Staff. Earlier this week, the announcement that Chen Baosheng will serve as China’s new Minister of Education took the region’s education professionals by surprise. 
While academics have deemed the newly appointed Minister an ‘outsider’, analysts have confirmed that major higher education policies – including the promotion of the nation’s world-class research departments – will continue under his charge. More...

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Australian universities said to increasingly embrace 'political correctness'

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "studyinternational.com logo"By Study International Staff. More and more, Australian universities are accused of coddling students and protecting them from 'sensitive' topics, embracing so-called 'politically correct' policies and teaching approaches that are commonplace in the U.S. and the UK. More...

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China accused of 'buying' influence in Australia by channeling funds to universities

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "studyinternational.com logo"By Study International Staff. The Chinese government has been accused of attempting to ‘buy’ influence at Australian universities by sponsoring libraries and channeling funds for institutes. More...

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Campaigners label UK Higher Education White Paper as “potentially fatal”

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "studyinternational.com logo"By Study International Staff. UK higher education campaigners have launched an alternative Higher Education White Paper which they have delivered directly to Westminster. The paper was released yesterday; almost one month after the UK Government launched the official document that received a mixed reaction from experts and teachers alike, while the proposition of even higher tuition fees sparked outrage from the country’s current and prospective students. More...

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South Australian universities plan to double international student numbers

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "studyinternational.com logo"By Study International Staff. The South Australian government has announced plans to double the number of international students heading for university in the region, hoping to boost its annual international student intake up to 64,500. More...

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Australian universities to receive an influx of student enrolments from Singapore

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "studyinternational.com logo"By Study International Staff. Australian universities are expecting an influx of students from Singapore in their next global student drive, following the establishment of the Singapore-Australia Comprehensive Strategic Partnership. More...

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U21 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems 2016 announced

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "studyinternational.com logo"By Study International Staff. Universitas 21 (U21), the leading global network of research universities for the 21st century, has unveiled the Ranking of National Higher Education Systems for 2016.
The ranking, which is the only one in the world to assess the national education structure in its entire form, meets a longstanding need “to shift the discussion from the ranking of the world’s best universities, to the best overall systems”. More...

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Thai universities in ‘crisis’ as student enrollments decline

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "studyinternational.com logo"By Study International Staff. Many universities in Thailand are seeing class sizes steadily shrink as less and less students are submitting applications for enrolment.
Academics are now urging the top management at local universities to rapidly address the situation to avoid being left behind. More...

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UK government says no immediate changes for higher education after Brexit vote

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "studyinternational.com logo"By Study International Staff. After the turmoil unleashed by the UK vote to leave the European Union, the British government sought to reassure university students and staff by emphatically ruling out immediate changes to current education arrangements. More...

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Are MOOCs Forever?

By Jeffrey R. Young. Think back to the early days of MOOCs. Professors at Stanford and Harvard and other places were suddenly teaching really big classes, free. Hundreds of thousands of students at once were in those courses. It was an unprecedented giveaway of what had traditionally been the most expensive education in the world. More...

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