24 octobre 2018

Federal review of standards of HE courses announced

Organisations that offer higher education courses in Australia are to face a federal review of their standards. More...

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Hong Kong steps up research collaboration with China

By Mimi Leung. Hong Kong will top up its research endowment fund to the tune of HK$20 billion (US$2.6 billion) to boost innovation as it steps up research collaborations with the Chinese mainland and with other countries, the Hong Kong government has announced. More...

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Funding for Europe’s universities rising, but not enough

By Rebecca Warden. Governments have increased funding for European higher education over the past decade but this recovery is not happening fast enough to produce a catch-up effect, according to the European University Association (EUA). This was one of the main trends in university funding presented at the EUA’s Fourth Funding Forum, held in Barcelona, Spain on 18-19 October. More...

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A pioneer in the development of education technology

By Brenda Dionisi. If you want to discover how technology will change higher education provision in future, Rome-based International Telematic University Uninettuno, a wholly online institution, which claims to be a pioneer of educational technology, may be a good place to start. More...

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The rise and rise of predatory journals

By Ryan Allen. There has been a precipitous rise in predatory academic journals in recent years. Most researchers are probably familiar with the recruitment tactic from these scammers. If you haven’t noticed, check your spam folder. It will be littered with invitations to submit to journals tangentially related to your field. More...

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What it's like to be a student on the poverty line

By Mark Pace. One of my memories as a child was walking through the University of Adelaide with my family on open day. More...

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Transformative leaders are crucial in today’s world

By Nadine Burquel. More than ever before, universities have a critical role to play in offering students a solid education that will prepare them adequately for the labour market and make them responsible citizens in the world. It is an essential mission of every university to provide graduates with cutting-edge knowledge and the right skill set that will enhance their employability. More...

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Can universities become more agile?

By Nita Temmerman. To be agile means to have the ability to move quickly and easily. It’s fair to say that this is not a notion one naturally associates with universities. Universities are generally brilliant at lumbering along rather than doing things swiftly. This is not to say that many countries do not have a strong system of university education, but it is rare indeed to see a good idea become a prompt reality. More...

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Why HE is key to Panama’s 21st century economy

By Philip G Altbach and Nanette A Svenson. Panama sits at the centre of the world, or at least of the Western Hemisphere. The Panama Canal offers symbolic evidence of this fact. Completed a century ago, it is essential to global commerce and Panama’s economy. More...

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Government takes steps to lure and retain foreign talent

By Jan Petter Myklebust. Minister of Immigration and Integration Inger Støjberg and the Minister for Employment Troels Lund Poulsen have presented a new government strategy to strengthen the recruitment of the international workforce in Denmark. More...

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