15 juillet 2016

Ethiopia to Build 11 New Public Universities

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "2merkato.com logo"By 2M Editor. Ethiopia decided to build 11 public universities across the country that will be administered by the Ministry of Education (MoE). 
The announcement was made during a discussion between Higher Education Relevance and Quality Agency (HERQA) and one of House of Peoples’ Representatives’ (HPR) standing committees, Higher Education Affairs Standing Committee. More...

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Singapore leads the way for workplace skills

http://static.bbci.co.uk/frameworks/barlesque/2.5.10/desktop/3.5/img/blq-blocks_grey_alpha.pngBy Andreas Schleicher. When the OECD completed its first survey of adult skills three years ago, it showed how much poor skills severely limit people's access to better-paying and more-rewarding jobs.
This survey, initially carried out in more than 20 countries, compared workplace skills such as literacy, numeracy and problem solving. More...

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'Top universities to offer full degrees online in five years'

http://static.bbci.co.uk/frameworks/barlesque/2.5.10/desktop/3.5/img/blq-blocks_grey_alpha.pngBy Sean Coughlan. Leading universities will offer fully accredited undergraduate courses online within five years, says the co-founder of a US online university network.
Daphne Koller, president of Coursera, said the necessary technology was available but universities had been hesitant about their "reputation". More...

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Will China's Educational System Strangle Economic Growth?

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "forbes.com logo"By Zhu Tian. As China tries to grow its way onto the list of high-income economies , innovation will have to play an increasingly more important role. Is China’s educational system capable of producing the innovative and talented workforce it needs? Or will the country’s growth be hobbled by what goes on in its classrooms? Many are concerned that the Asian giant will fall short. More...

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For universities, the focus now is on quality

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hindustantimes.com logo"By Gauri Kohli. For universities, quality now gains immense importance compared to quantity, as recent announcements by the University Grants Commission (UGC) indicate. Most institutes have been advised to getting a National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) certification. More...

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Higher education in the ASEAN economic community era

Jakarta PostBy Setiono Sugiharto. The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) provides a wealth of opportunities of integration, collaboration and competitiveness among higher education institutions within the ASEAN regions; yet challenges that need to be confronted abound. More...

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English Postgrad Programs to Launch in Greek Universities

News from GreeceBy Kerry Kolasa-Sikiaridi.The Greek government has announced that it is planning to push through barriers of legislation to create branches of the International Hellenic University to span to all Greek universities over the summer, offering postgraduate studies programs in English. More...

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Lithuanian Seimas allows state to sign contracts with universities

The Lithuanian parliament Seimas has given the green-light to the state to sign contracts with higher education providers based on what professionals it needs and has allowed reducing the time needed for a bachelor's degree by a year to three years, informs LETA/BNS.
The Seimas on June 29th passed a new wording of the Law on Higher Education and Research.
Education and Science Minister Audrone Pitreniene told reporters that the new law would ensure that "study programs do not overlap and there is no fragmentation and that programs are cost-effective"
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Colleges Pledge to Send More Students Abroad

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theatlantic.com logo"By . The young Americans who spend time abroad during college look little like the students at universities across the United States. But there is a growing effort from schools, nonprofits, businesses, and even the federal government to make sure the students who go abroad are an accurate reflection of the nation’s college campuses. More...

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A passion for international education

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "nzherald.co.nz logo"By Hans Bernard. Education Tauranga regional manager Anne Young identified her future career path early in her life.
When she was growing up her father John Cronin - a long-serving Tauranga councillor - was involved with bringing overseas delegations into the Bay of Plenty. "That was what got me interested in the whole international thing and it just carried on from there," she said. More...

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