02 mai 2017

EU launches legal action against Hungary

The European Union has begun taking legal action against Hungary over a law that would effectively shut down Central European University, founded by billionaire George Soros in 1991, writes Emily Tamkin for Foreign Policy. More...

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Universities may be made to hire more women researchers

Canada's science minister says universities are not doing the heavy lifting to appoint more female research chairs, so she wants to force their hands, reports The Canadian Press. More...

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Ministry seeks to double foreign student numbers

Increasing the number of foreign students in Iran is one of the priorities of the ministry of science, research and technology, which seeks to double foreign student numbers, reports the Financial Tribune. More...

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Over 20% of university courses below standard – Probe

According to the Office of the Auditor General of Thailand, more than 20% of higher education courses run by Thai universities fail to meet required standards, writes Dumrongkiat Mala for the Bangkok Post. More...

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Imagining the future and higher education’s role in it

By Margaret Andrews. I’ve been thinking (and writing) a lot about innovation in higher education lately as the news for many colleges and universities continues to be about 'challenges ahead'. More...

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Why are some companies shedding degree requirements?

By Joshua Krook. At the end of 2016, the Australian Bureau of Statistics revealed that close to two-thirds of all Australians had completed a degree or apprenticeship. More...

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Outward internationalisation in action at INSEAD

By Gabriel Hawawini. INSEAD, one of Europe’s first non-profit, private graduate business schools, was established in 1957 in Fontainebleau, 40 miles south of Paris in France. The school’s initial intakes were dominated by French students. More...

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The multiple challenges facing HE quality assurance

By Futao Huang. Compared with North America, the United Kingdom and many European countries, almost all aspects of higher education in East Asia since the late 19th century have been rigidly regulated and controlled by central government or colonial powers. More...

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The perils of trying to transform HE too quickly

By Ivan F Pacheco. Sustainable development cannot be achieved anywhere in the world “without the capacity-building contribution of an innovative higher education system”. More...

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SDGs and higher education – Leaving many behind

By Savo Heleta and Tohiera Moodien. Sustainable development cannot be achieved anywhere in the world “without the capacity-building contribution of an innovative higher education system”. More...

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