12 avril 2015

Why every aspiring lawyer should study international law

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy . The globalisation of legal practice means that a knowledge of international law is crucial even for those planning to work in the UK. More...

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06 avril 2015

The global search for education

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. A little over 4 decades ago, Finland transformed its education system as part of the country's economic recovery plan. Finnish students had become the best young readers by the time the 2000 Program for International Student Assessment (a global standardized test for 15-year-olds) results were published. Three years later, Finnish students led global students in Math, and by 2006 they were doing it again in science. More...

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29 mars 2015

Why global education is more than a “race”

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By SI News. In our globalized, hyper-connected world, it can seem like everything is a competition. Finishing a project first, getting the scoop on breaking news, responding immediately to a text message – everything is about getting there before anyone else.
In many places, this competitive mindset extends to the world of education, where standardized testing and the battle for limited spots in elite universities has turned learning into a zero-sum race. More...

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UK's first global higher education centre launched

The UK’s first research Centre for Global Higher Education is being established by the UCL Institute of Education, or IOE, in partnership with Lancaster University and the University of Sheffield. It will open its doors in October. More...

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28 mars 2015

Global demand for English higher education – back on track?

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By . At first glance of the Higher Education Statistical Agency’s data on student enrolments for 2013-14 I breathed a great sigh of relief. International student demand is showing strong signs of recovery. The numbers of EU students look positive, although levels are still below those in 2010.  Demand from India seems to have levelled off at undergraduate level and there’s almost no change in student numbers from Pakistan. More...

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New Centre for Global Higher Education announced

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HEFCE is co-funding with the Economic and Social Research Council the first research centre in this country dedicated to the investigation of higher education and its future.
The Centre for Global Higher Education (CGHE) is led by the UCL Institute of Education and partnered by Lancaster University and the University of Sheffield. More...

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‘Access to Higher Education, Meeting the Global Challenge’ conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (5-8 October 2015)

LogoThe Global Access to Post-Secondary Education (GAPS) initiative in association with Sunway University, Kuala Lumpur is organising a conference on ‘Access to Higher Education, Meeting the Global Challenge, Kuala Lumpur’ on 5-8 October 2015. The event will focus on articulating access to post-secondary education as one of the key global trends shaping the 21st century.
For further information on the conference, please click here. More...

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23 mars 2015

Global research priorities require engagement, alignment

By Amy Baker. A new global priority to embed academia and industry links to foster better outcomes in research and knowledge agendas, was a universal agreement across senior stakeholders attending the British Council’s most recent Global Education Dialogue in Canberra. More...

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02 mars 2015

L’attractivité universitaire britannique, minée par les réformes du Parti conservateur

Chroniques de diplomatie universitaireBlog Educpros de Guillaume Tronchet. AVIS DE TEMPÊTE AU ROYAUME-UNI. À quelques semaines des élections législatives, le Groupe interparlementaire d’information sur l’immigration, une émanation du Parlement britannique qui regroupe des élus de tous bords, a publié hier, mardi 24 février, un rapport inquiet, qui pointe la baisse de l’attractivité universitaire internationale du Royaume-Uni à l’égard des étudiants non-européens (UK post study work opportunities for international students. Session 2014-2015. Report, 24 février 2015), tandis que le British Council, le même jour, a publié une note soulignant le fait que le Royaume-Uni « continue de perdre des parts de marché dans l’accueil des étudiants internationaux » par rapport à ses concurrents immédiats (États-Unis et Australie). Suite de l'article...

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23 février 2015

Navitas CEO: partnerships, edtech will rise

By Amy Baker. Universities will have to change if they want to survive in the transition to a more global education system, according to Rod Jones, the CEO of Navitas. More...

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