08 décembre 2016

Reviving Civic Culture after Trump: The Role of Universities

By Andrew MacDonald. A Professorial Fellow in Human Security at La Trobe University, Dennis Altman is the author of 13 books, starting with Homosexual: Oppression & Liberation, which was first published in the early 1970s. In 2006, The Bulletin listed Dennis Altman as one of the 100 most influential Australians ever, and he was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in 2008. More...

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IREG Inventory of National University Rankings

Considering the importance and growing role of international university rankings, IREG Observatory on Academic Rankings and Excellence plans to prepare and publish "IREG Inventory on International Rankings (Global and Regional)" on the IREG Observatory website and present it at international conferences.
The Perspektywy Education Foundation has been trusted with the task of preparing the Inventory as it has several years of experience in preparing and analyzing academic rankings. Perspektywy was responsible for preparing and publishing the "IREG Inventory of National University Rankings". More...

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IREG Forum 2017: Excellence as the University Driving Force

IREG Forum 2017:  Excellence as the University Driving Force
organized by IREG Observatory on Academic Ranking and Excellence and Qatar University
12-14 March 2017,
Doha, Qatar
[venue: University Library, Campus of Qatar University]. More...

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Ranking conference in Warsaw

Polish universities feel, they deserve a better place in international rankings. To discuss what can and should be done to improve the quality of research, rectors of best universities in the country gathered 1-2 December in Warsaw at the conference “Polish Universities in International Perspective – Rankings and Strategic Management of University” organized by Perspektywy Education Foundation jointly with the Conference of Rectors (CRASP) and Polish Accreditation Commission (PAC). More...

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FT European Business School Rankings

The Financial Times has just released the latest edition of its European Business School rankings. This was preceded by Global MBA, Online MBA, Executive Education, Masters in Finance, and EMBA rankings published between January and October of this year. The rankings are based on an alumni survey and data submitted by the schools. More...

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Latest TIMSS Results; East Asia Remains in the Lead, Middle East and Africa Lag Behind

Trends in Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) has been produced by the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) since 1995.The results are closely followed by academics and the public since they have serious implications for the future development of international universities and higher education systems. More...

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Graduate Employability Rankings

Times Higher Education (THE) has published a global employability ranking of universities based on a survey designed by the French consulting firm Emergence and conducted by the German research institute Trendence. More...

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Unleashing private sector productivity in the United States

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgPosted . With the global economy mired in low- growth and no signs of strong acceleration, a lot of attention has been paid to the meagre pace of productivity growth in OECD countries. In the United States, the most watched indicator of productivity (nonfarm business productivity growth) decelerated about ¾ percentage point from 2009 to 2014 relative to the preceding 5-year period. More...

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What do pro-competitive policies imply for workers?

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgPosted . Reforms that make economies more competitive have become a polarising subject. On one side, they are well established as a core staple of reform programmes: they are known to boost growth. On the opposite side, they often come up as lightning rods for criticism, as some perceive that such reforms make life more difficult for workers. And some people may lose from such reforms. More...

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Deploy effective fiscal initiatives and promote inclusive trade policies to escape from the low-growth trap

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgPosted . For the last five years the global economy has been in a low-growth trap, with growth disappointingly low and stuck at around 3 per cent per year. Persistent growth shortfalls have weighed on future output expectations and thereby reduced current spending and potential output gains. More...

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