29 juin 2016

Global citizens or good citizens?

By Matthew Piscioneri and Fay Patel. Generation Z is destined to be the most researched of all generations in history. We understand consumer habits, how Generation Z communicates, even the exact details of how the media influences them. Read more...

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06 juin 2016

Call for students to unite behind one global voice

By Brendan O'Malley. The declaration, composed by student representatives from South America, North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Pacific, says education is a human right and one of the “great social equalizers” but is under threat from commodification, neglect for quality, lack of accessibility and attacks on students’ fundamental rights. Read more...

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Global universities and their global responsibilities

By Eilis Ferran. I was recently invited to address a meeting of the International Alliance of Research Universities at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. The theme was “Global transformation” and I spoke about “Global universities and their global responsibilities”. Stimulated by the lively discussion and energised by the powerful strategic transformation process underway at our host institution, I have continued to reflect on the theme. Read more...

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09 mai 2016

Global higher education connections a ‘force for good’

By Munyaradzi Makoni. The global connections of higher education are a major force for good and are helping to build a more open and empowered world, government ministers from South Africa and the United Kingdom told the opening plenary of Going Global, the British Council’s flagship higher education conference. Read more...

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01 mai 2016

One Global University Model: A Network of Equals

By Benjamin Plackett. The New York Institute of Technology does not, despite its name, bind its identity to the famous American state. With a significant presence in Abu Dhabi and six other foreign countries, it views itself as an international institution that has transcended the branch-campus model. More...

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29 avril 2016

Global Experience and the Multinational University

The EvoLLLutionBy Maurits van Rooijen - EvoLLLution. Higher education is not immune to globalization. That basic observation led thirteen years ago to a short publication for the European Association for International Education (EAIE) with the provocative title; The Multinational University. More...

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15 avril 2016

University eyes greater role in global market

Jakarta PostResearch and Technology and Higher Education Minister Muhammad Nasir (center) signs a plaque to mark the launch of Prasetiya Mulya University during a ceremony at the Indonesia Convention Exhibition in Tangerang, Banten, on Thursday, as rector Djisman Simanjuntak (left) looks onMore...

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18 mars 2016

Education leaders address challenges in creating global citizens

By Beckie Smith. When striving to cultivate global citizens, stakeholders in higher education must rethink their responses to issues such as brain drain, the refugee crisis and the extent to which student mobility disproportionately benefits the elites of society, international education leaders urged during a ‘global dialogue’ at the APAIE conference in Melbourne this month. More...

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14 mars 2016

Emerging global HE leader status ‘still some way off’

By Yojana Sharma. With huge investment in international higher education collaborations, and China’s new Silk Road project which involves researchers, industry and other organisations, China likes to see itself as an emerging global leader in higher education. Read more...

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China: a Follower or a Leader in Global Higher Education?

This paper focuses on China both as an object and a subject in the globalization of higher education and the sometimes paradoxical nature of the country’s policies in this respect. How is the Chinese perspective on globalization shaping its agenda for higher education, the development of world-class universities, and cooperation with Europe and the West? What is China’s role in the globalization of higher education, its global agency in higher education, and the impact of its diaspora, soft power, and its new Silk Routes policies? What is its capacity to become a global leader in higher education, i.e. in creating global public goods, such as knowledge and educational opportunity? It seems that China’s higher education focus is shifting, widening, and diversifying. It is seeking a leading role along its New Silk Roads, primarily in its neighboring region, but potentially reaching out into Europe. More...

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