10 juillet 2017

Raft of measures aimed at improving scientific research

By Laeed Zaghlami. Growing concern over the quality of higher education in Algeria has prompted the new government to adopt a series of measures aimed at improving the national higher education system and enhancing scientific research. More...

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Academics emerge as key players in upcoming elections

By Maina Waruru. As Kenya goes to the polls in August this year, university lecturers are playing central roles in the heated electoral process. More...

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Centres of Excellence project – ‘A model that works’

By Munyaradzi Makoni. A mid-term review shows that the first phase of the World Bank-funded Africa Centres of Excellence project focused on West and Central Africa is on track and has achieved significant improvement in universities’ training programmes, with strong indications that the project might be considered for further funding. More...

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Climate change could force billions to migrate

By Geoff Maslen. Many of the climatic events occurring in nations around the world are the direct result of the 1.1-degree global temperature rise that Earth has already experienced. We will soon see how much worse it will be with a two-degree increase. More...

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Small satellite opens high-tech research opportunities

By María Elena Hurtado. The launch on 20 June of the first Chilean-built satellite, developed by Universidad de Chile, is the latest and most ambitious involvement of a Latin American university in space programmes. More...

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A new approach to understanding violent extremism

By Nic Mitchell. A new approach is needed to understand what attracts some young people to violent extremist groups such as those supporting radical Islam or far-right nationalism. More...

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Turkish scholars in US face dilemma on speaking out

By Nell Gluckman, The Chronicle of Higher Education. A Turkish professor of economics who works at an American liberal-arts college said he considers how his words could be interpreted by Turkish officials when he speaks publicly or publishes his writing. He asked not to be named so he could speak freely. More...

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Mise en place d'un système de certification de diplômes

carif espace-compétencesLa COMUE Université Côte d'Azur lance un appel d'offres relatif à la mise en place d`un système de certification de diplômes.
La date limite de réception des offres est fixée au 25 août 2017 à 12 heures.
Des informations détaillées sur les modalités de réponse à cet avis sont disponibles à l'adresse URL suivante.

Rendez-vous sur la page dédiée au repérage des appels d`offres "Formation, Insertion" en région PACA, consultables gratuitement et en libre accès.

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Teaching Medicine as an Immersive Experience

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. In rethinking medical education, an interdisciplinary team at Harvard Medical School designed a new fundamentals curriculum for online health care learning. HMX Fundamentals takes advantage of how people learn and an array of online tools to provide an immersive online program for students just beginning their studies in health care. More...

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Course Workload Estimator

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgTechno-News Blog. We know quite a bit about how students tackle common academic tasks, but those studies rarely ask students to report on how long it takes them to complete the task (whether reading a book, writing a paper, or studying for an exam). More...

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