12 juillet 2017

Le tirage au sort à l’université, la bombe à désamorcer pour Frédérique Vidal

Par . Face à l’augmentation massive du nombre d’étudiants, le gouvernement ne pourra pas échapper à une remise à plat des règles à l’entrée de l’enseignement supérieur. Voir l'article...

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Ministry makes comparing admissions information easier

Prospective students and their families will have better access to clear and consistent information on university entry requirements from next month under a plan unveiled by the Turnbull government. More...

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Cabinet approves university and subject ranking system

Ministers have approved the drafting of a by-law to establish a ranking system linked to specific criteria, including scientific research and publications, the number of faculty members and enrolled students, in addition to the ratio of foreign students to the total number of students, among others, according to Higher Education Minister Adel Tweisi, writes Laila Azzeh for The Jordan Times. More...

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Student claims university censored her political thesis

A PhD student in Algeria says her university is withholding her degree because of objections to the political content of her thesis, writes Ahmed Rouaba for the BBC. More...

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Fighting to keep leaders who are academics

Faculty members at the University of Wisconsin at Madison want to kill a state budget proposal that would ban the university system’s Board of Regents from requiring the system president and campus chancellors and vice-chancellors be academics themselves, writes Coleen Flaherty for Inside Higher Ed. More...

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PhD scholars protest lack of jobs

Members of the PhD Doctors' Association Pakistan staged a protest demonstration last week against the Higher Education Commission for failing to provide them with regular jobs, writes Muhammad Faisal Kaleem for the Daily Times. More...

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Universities are agents for city-wide change – Minister

Universities can play a huge part in transforming cities as they help to transform knowledge into new ideas, new businesses and new jobs, said Minister for Education (Higher Education and Skills) Ong Ye Kung last week, writes Prisca Ang for The Straits Times. More...

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Climate change report reveals strong research linkages

A joint report by the Department of Science and Technology and the Academy of Science of South Africa on the impact of climate change has revealed strong international research linkages, with many South African scientists serving in leadership positions in international climate change research and assessment bodies, reports the Cape Argus. More...

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Universities paralysed as staff strike resumes

Activities were paralysed in public universities after employees downed tools to protest the delayed payment of their salary awards, reports the Standard. More...

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Universities attack higher education reform package

Universities have taken aim at Education Minister Simon Birmingham’s higher education reform package in submissions to a Senate inquiry, singling out changes to the way postgraduate places are allocated and performance-contingent funding for particular derision, writes Julie Hare for The Australian. More...

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