09 octobre 2018

Minister announces major campus political reforms

By Anil Netto. Malaysia’s Education Minister Maszlee Malik last week announced major reforms to overturn laws barring students from campus political activities, lifting restrictions that allow students to hold campus elections only with the permission and oversight of university administrations. More...

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University leaders urged to unite against populism

By Michael Gardner. A former rector of the Vienna University of Economics and Business has made an emphatic appeal to the higher education community to demonstrate solidarity in the face of what he perceives as “growing populism”. More...

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EU data laws puts China research collaborations at risk

By Yojana Sharma. Universities in Europe sharing research data with institutions in China could be in breach of new European Union laws on data protection, legal experts said in a warning that could have an impact on Europe-China research collaborations, particularly in the medical field and some areas of artificial intelligence. More...

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Can Silk Road HE partnerships fill ‘vacuum’ left by the US?

By Yojana Sharma. Major changes in the global order will have implications for higher education partnerships in Europe and China, with China’s massive New Silk Road initiative playing a role that could even see China emerging as a global higher education leader, according to international academic experts meeting in Oxford last week. More...

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Decline of international graduate enrolment quadruples

By Brendan O'Malley. Graduate enrolment of international students at United States universities has declined for the second year in a row, according to the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS). More...

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White House discussed unilateral ban on Chinese students

By Brendan O'Malley. The Trump administration earlier this year considered banning Chinese nationals from studying in the United States, as part of a national security strategy to crack down on intellectual property theft, according to a report in the Financial Times or FT. More...

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Investigation into university governance criticised

By Jan Petter Myklebust. The draft reforms of university governance and funding distributed by Sweden’s special investigator on higher education, Professor Pam Fredman, have come under heated criticism from academics and academics’ rights advocates, who say they will sideline academics and reduce university autonomy. More...

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Women are key to closing the talent gap, report finds

By Jan Petter Myklebust. A better gender balance in the workforce and top management and more women recruited to the STEM fields – science, technology, engineering, mathematics – at universities is the key to Danish technological advancement according to a new report by the Innovation Fund Denmark. More...

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‘Rethink role of HE beyond rankings’, says minister

By Kalinga Seneviratne. The role of higher education is changing, and the existing research-led university model and the system of university ranking and evaluation need to evolve with the times, Singapore’s Education Minister Ong Ye Kung told an international higher education conference recently. More...

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Réforme de la formation professionnelle

Orientation Pays de la LoireDans le cadre de la réforme 2018 de la formation, le Cariforef vous propose un dossier documentaire sur les points clefs de la loi pour la liberté de choisir son avenir professionnel. Retrouvez également sous forme de frise chronologique un historique de la formation professionnelle en France. Plus...

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