22 septembre 2017

NTEU response to Coalition's higher education Budget reforms

The government’s proposed higher education funding cuts were introduced as the Higher Education Support Legislation Amendment (A More Sustainable, Responsive and Transparent Higher Education System) Bill 2017 on 11 May 2017. Amidst its legislative agenda, the Bill imposes massive funding cuts to higher education, increases the maximum student contribution by 1.8 per cent for four years from 2018, and applies an efficiency dividend of 2.5 per cent per annum to grants under the Commonwealth Grant Scheme (CGS) in 2018 and 2019. More...

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TEQSA study highlights need for more secure jobs

The characteristics of Australian higher education providers and their relation to first-year student attrition study analysed 2014 data from 130 providers, and grouped together similar providers to seek ‘common institutional characteristics that could be linked to higher levels of attrition’. More...

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Research digest for practitioners: September 2017

It’s time for another Journal of Studies in International Education wrap-up. This issue addresses a range of topics from staff satisfaction and motivation in transnational education settings to an in-depth look at the results of an evaluation of a student mobility programme in South Korea, Japan, and China. The main aim of the research digest is to bridge research with practice. More...

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EAIE Seville 2017: removing barriers through mobility

This is why our work as international educators is so important. Mobility, exchange programmes and internationalisation at home are essential because students meet new people and things worth loving and assimilate them into their identity. The conference may have ended, but hopefully you leave motivated to reach out and be the change – knowing that the work you do every day is inspiring the students with whom you connect to do the same. More...

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The EAIE and StudyPortals partner to study the impact of English-taught bachelor’s in Europe

The number of English-taught bachelor's programmes (ETBs) in continental Europe has mushroomed over the past decade, yet research on the trend and its impact across Europe is not readily available. The European Association for International Education (EAIE) and StudyPortals have partnered to explore this trend. More...

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EAIE Seville 2017: what international higher education can accomplish

At the official opening of the EAIE 29th Annual Conference and Exhibition this morning, EAIE President Markus Laitinen, the General Secretariat of Universities, the Mayor of Seville and the President of Andalusia welcomed participants to the EAIE's largest conference to date. More...

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Millennials in the workplace: educate for success

The next post-truth news headline is in the making. Business and Industry on Verge of Collapse!  No one left to manage our businesses and lead our companies. With the plethora of negative epithets bestowed upon millennials and the persistent whining about their perceived apathy we could easily be duped into believing that future social cohesion and economic development are about to implode. More...

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Developing internationalisation in Spanish higher education

If you’re lucky enough to be one of the more than 6000 people from 95 countries in Seville to attend the 29th annual EAIE Conference and Exhibition this week, you may be wondering about the higher education sector in the host country, and how internationalisation is developing in Spanish institutions. More...

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Unity on campus: professional development for administrative staff

Today is the first day of the EAIE Conference and Exhibition, with the kick off of the week’s activities. Perhaps you’re looking forward to a workshop or session, or simply starting your conference week off at the Opening Reception this evening. Maybe you’ve signed up for a Campus Experience, where you will tour one of Spain’s public universities, either virtually or in person. More...

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Virtual exchange: How can it internationalise your university?

Tomorrow is the day: the largest event in international higher education kicks off on Tuesday 12 September in Seville. The 29th Annual EAIE Conference and Exhibition has arrived, and with it comes a spate of opportunities to network, share ideas and collaborate. More...

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