14 février 2017

Connecting students with life's realities

By Stephen Coan. Students are traditionally selected into universities on the basis of their academic qualifications. But are there more important attributes – such as a desire for social justice – that should be considered and nurtured. Read more...

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Manufacturing internationalisation of higher education

By Angel Calderon. Times Higher Education or THE has not shied away from experimenting with alternative approaches to university rankings. It has made a virtue of the art of calibrating concept, form and shape. One must commend THE for such endeavours. The latest ranking released on 1 February of the 'world’s most international universities 2017' is a case in point. Read more...

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Universities must push for an 'Intelligent Brexit'

By Anne Corbett and Claire Gordon. The future for United Kingdom higher education has suddenly become a very much more significant political issue in Britain than it was immediately after the referendum result which appalled the Europe-oriented higher education leadership and a vast majority of academics and students. Read more...

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Towards collaborative governance of universities

By Ka Ho Mok. Governments in Asia have expended serious effort and concentrated resources on helping a few universities improve their ranking in global university leagues. These efforts have resulted in the gradual growth of Asian universities and their steady high ranking in various university league tables. Read more...

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Feasting on fear with arguments as faulty as Hitler’s

By Benjamin Thorne and Michelle Kelso. Despite the old adage that lightening doesn’t strike twice, it did on 27 January in the halls of the American Capitol: upon the first strike, President Donald Trump elided the identities of the chief victims of the Holocaust, the Jews, with a generic reference to “innocent people” as victims in a statement for International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Read more...

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Building bridges not walls will bring greater innovation

By Fernando Leon Garcia. Over 60 university leaders from the Americas, Europe, Asia, Middle East and Africa met earlier this month along the USA-Mexico border to discuss the challenges and opportunities pertaining to innovation in higher education. Read more...

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The quest to quell opposition leads to ‘academocide’

By Candan Badem. Turkey’s Islamist government dismissed 330 academics from state service under a state of emergency decree last week, without any legal due process or evidence. Half of them are from Academics for Peace, a group of more than 2,000 academics who signed the January 2016 petition “We will not be party to this crime”, urging the government to stop violence against civilian Kurds. Read more...

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Programme régional de formation professionnelle continue 2015-2016 – État des lieux

Orientation Pays de la LoireCette publication est un état des lieux de l’offre de formation professionnelle continue mis en oeuvre par la Région des Pays de la Loire au titre de la campagne 2015-2016. Il concerne les 4 objectifs du programme : «Je M’Oriente Je Me Prépare» (JMOJMP), «J’Acquiers ou Développe des Compétences Clés» (JADCC), «Je Me Qualifie» (JMQ), «Je Crée Je Reprends une Entreprise» (JCJRE). Voir l'article...

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Alternance Manufacturing. L’événement du recrutement industriel

Orientation Pays de la LoireLe jeudi 4 mai 2017, à Rezé (44), Alternance Manufacturing rassemblera plus de 50 entreprises, 30 établissements de formation et plus de 500 candidats. L'occasion pour ces derniers, de postuler sur des offres de contrat en alternance au cours d’entretiens de recrutement de 20 minutes. Voir l'article...

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Recrutement et mobilité dans la fonction publique. Un premier atelier thématique pour le SPRO !

Orientation Pays de la LoireRendez-vous pour le premier atelier thématique du Service public régional de l'orientation (SPRO)

Jeudi 30 mars 2017 de 9h00 à 12h30 à Nantes

Sous forme d'une matinée d’informations et d’échanges, cet atelier propose aux professionnels d'actualiser leurs connaissances des métiers de la fonction publique, (concours, besoins d’emploi, pratiques de recrutement), connaître l’offre de services d’accompagnement des agents de la fonction publique (d’état, territoriale et hospitalière), et d'échanger sur le mode d’aiguillage des personnes qui veulent entrer ou sortir de la fonction publique. Voir l'article...

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