11 janvier 2016

What will the New Year bring for higher education across the world?

By Brendan O’Malley – Managing Editor. Happy New Year to all our readers! In our first World Blog of the New Year, Hans de Wit looks back at the dominant issues in international higher education over the past year and looks forward to what the key developments are likely to be in 2016.
In Commentary, Tianlong Lawrence Hu reflects on the challenge the Communist Party of China faces in bridging the gap between tackling bureaucracy and reinforcing political ideology when it seeks to restrict and punish corruption in university management. Anne Corbett, as convener of a hearing to debate whether it would be wise for the United Kingdom to withdraw from the European Union, says it emerged that there is much more at stake than funding and control. Paul Ashwin argues that, while the OECD’s Assessment of Higher Education Learning Outcomes project is attempting to respond to a genuine problem in measuring higher education quality, the tests of generic skills say nothing about the experience of students.
In Features, Mary Beth Marklein reports that the number of foreign-born university leaders in the United States is growing as higher education becomes an increasingly global enterprise.
Brendan O’Malley unpacks the Higher Education Policy Institute's critique of the UK government's plans to shift further towards a market approach by allowing universities with high standards of teaching to increase tuition fees. Read more...

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The trends shaping the future of education

By Tracey Burns and Rebecca Lavinson. The OECD's work on Trends Shaping Education looks at major social, demographic, economic and technological trends affecting the future of education. The newest edition of the publication will be released on 18 January . Here’s a sneak peak. More...

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10 janvier 2016

ET 2020 Working Groups call for applications

European Commission logoThe European Commission has launched a call for application for the selection of members of ET 2020 Working Groups as referred to in the Groups' mandatespdf(1.11 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link .

Applications are open for European social partner organisations and European level stakeholder associations and full details may be found in the form below.

Interested applicants are required to submit their application no later than 29 January 2016, 18:00 (CET). More...

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09 janvier 2016

Les chantiers sociaux et RH en 2016

logo Entreprise & CarrièresPar Emmanuel Franck, Laurent Gérard, Virginie Leblanc, Elodie Sarfati, Hélène Truffaut. Code du travail, financement de la formation, prévention de la pénibilité, temps de travail… : l’agenda social 2016 comporte bon nombre d’évolutions qui auront une influence significative sur la GRH. Voici les dossiers qui vous attendent. Voir l'article...

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Higher Education Policy: What 2015 Means for 2016

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. The general higher education policy environment often impacts the interests of EDUCAUSE members. As we consider that environment in 2015 and look ahead to 2016, continued inaction on reauthorizing the Higher Education Act leaves major issues in limbo, such as accreditation reform, federal financial aid access for nontraditional providers, and the role of competency-based education. More...

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08 janvier 2016

Leaders give their 2016 higher-ed predictions

eCampus NewsBy . Virtual Reality is the technology that will dominate 2016, and data will basically permeate every aspect of campus decision-making. At least, that’s what a handful of higher-ed’s innovation and technology visionaries are predicting. More...

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Most Popular of 2015, No. 7: Did higher education get these trends right?

eCampus NewsBy . “Makerspaces” will gain traction long before adaptive learning; and improving digital literacy is a breeze compared to determining how to reward educators for teaching. More...

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06 janvier 2016

Higher ed thought leaders forecast 2016 trends

University Business LogoBy University Business Staff. Presidents and other thought leaders look ahead on security, enrollment and tuition. More...

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6 digital trends for higher ed in 2016

University Business LogoBy Karine Joly. Targeted marketing, digital assistants and drones will pay a part in higher ed’s internet mix. More...

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04 janvier 2016

5 K-12 trends to watch in 2016

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. 5 K-12 trends to watch in 2016
Erin McIntyre, Education Dive, 2016/01/01

What caught my eye in this item was the push toward personalized learning plans in Vermont with the Flexible Pathways Initiative. More...

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