08 octobre 2018

La baisse des emplois aidés ne s'est pas accompagnée d'une hausse des formations pour les demandeurs d'emploi : au contraire

Alternatives EconomiquesSur le blog de Michel Abhervé pour Alternatives économiquesUn an après la baisse des contrats aidés est effective, massive, et doit se poursuivre en 2019. Par contre non seulement le nombre de demandeurs d'emploi en formation n'a pas augmenté, mais , au contraire, subit une importante baisse. Plus...

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Qui peut reprendre un CARIF OREF ?

Alternatives EconomiquesSur le blog de Michel Abhervé pour Alternatives économiques. Celui de la Réunion a rencontré des difficultés financières, a cumulé 900 000 euros de passif selon Clicanoo, qui évoque des problèmes de gestion et des difficultés liées aux fonds européens, et est engagée dans une procédure de redressement judiciaire. Plus...

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Call for more research resources

As the University of Lomé prepared to host the international science conference JSIL-2018 (Journées Scientifiques Internationales de Lomé 2018) in the coming week, its director of research and innovation, Essohana Batchana, said he regretted the lack of resources allocated to research and innovation and their absence from university programmes. More...

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Students to be linked to cyberspace

As Cameroon carries out a programme to develop advanced digital infrastructure in all its universities, Jacques Fame Ndongo, the minister for higher education, visited the two universities in Yaoundé to inspect the project’s progress. More...

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HE leaders silent over scourge of student drug abuse

By Tunde Fatunde. Drug abuse on campuses in Nigeria undermines student health and increases violence in wider society, say campus health staff, yet university authorities remain silent about how they will tackle this explosive issue. More...

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Increasing HE enrolment and implications for quality

By Patrick Swanzy. Sub-Saharan Africa is under increasing pressure to increase enrolment at higher education institutions as a result of recognition of the sector as being vital to development, rapid growth in young populations in African countries and improved access and success at school levels. But what are the implications of such pressures for quality of teaching and learning. More...

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Partnerships – A grand but rewarding challenge

By Sharon Dell. South African higher education institutions should demand respect from prospective partners and ensure that partnerships are mutually beneficial and reciprocal, the recent South African Technology Network conference heard. More...

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Renewing the bonds between industry and universities

By Sharon Dell. South African Technology Network (SATN) member universities last month secured an invitation to visit Saab Grintek Defence (SGD), South Africa’s leading defence and security company, with a view to understanding how to foster a mutually-beneficial working relationship between the industry and universities of technology. More...

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Using 4IR technology for the greater good

By Sharon Dell. For the developed world, the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) brings with it celebrated innovations such as cardboard beer bottles and driverless cars – both of which originated in a university and have clear benefits to society. In the developing world, the implications of the 4IR are perhaps a little less clear, as a recent conference on the role of universities of technology has shown. More...

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University-industry collaboration for a smart future

By Sharon Dell. The fourth industrial revolution (4IR) is set to bring radical changes to the workplace – including the loss of jobs through automation and artificial intelligence (AI) – but industry will still need universities to provide the right kind of people. This makes effective collaboration between the two sectors even more important. More...

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