22 août 2015

The new agenda for the transformation of higher education in Latin America

GUNi LogoResolving the urgent need for a new form of development founded on equality and sustainability in Latin America and the Caribbean is strongly dependent on the outcome of strategic decisions currently being taken with regard to public policies on higher education, science and technology, and on the stances that governments adopt regarding participation in the creation of new knowledge platforms and learning experiences. See more...

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21 août 2015

CBIE 2015 Annual Conference

Global Engagement: Crossing Borders, Connecting Generations

Conference of the Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE)

More at: http://www.cbie-bcei.ca/events/annualconference2015/

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When
21 11 2015
until
25 11 2015
Location
Hilton Hotel and Suites and Fallsview Casino Resort
Niagara Falls, ON
Canada
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2015 Higher Education Summit

More at: http://highereducationsummit.ca/

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When
15 11 2015
until
16 11 2015
Location
Sheraton Centre Hotel
Toronto,
Canada
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Educause Annual Conference 2015

More at: http://www.educause.edu/annual-conference

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When
27 10 2015
until
30 10 2015
Location
Indiana Convention Center
Indianapolis, IN
United States
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Asociación de Universidades Grupo Montevideo

Primer Encuentro Regional: Los Indicadores en la Universidad. Definiciones, alternativas y experiencias en Latinoamérica

http://grupomontevideo.org/sitio/noticias/reunion-del-nucleo-disciplinario

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17 août 2015

Tertiary education in the crucible

Jamaica ObserverBy Franklin Johnston. Jamaica is at a crossroads regarding tertiary education. We want access, we want quality -- both are at odds. Old Europe consumes the goods; we consume but invented them -- thanks to education. To most, a degree is sheer vanity. Europe prospered when Africa was dark; roamed land and sea using technology, ships, arms; all from education. The UK was a Roman colony, Norman satrapy but had universities, was innovative, made the world its own when we were Tainoland, and Africa stayed in Africa. Read more...

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3 Things to Know About Earning a Bachelor's Degree in Canada

By . International students in Canada can work during their studies and can apply to stay for several years after graduating. Read more...

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Policymakers studying the problem of paying for college

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. From town hall gatherings on the presidential campaign trail in New Hampshire to hearing rooms at state capitols and city halls across the country, identifying solutions to the problem of college affordability and student debt has become not just an educational challenge, but an economic one. More...

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The coddling of the American mind

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. Something strange is happening at America’s colleges and universities. A movement is arising, undirected and driven largely by students, to scrub campuses clean of words, ideas, and subjects that might cause discomfort or give offense. More...

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Hillary Clinton’s college plan: Could parts of it fly with Republicans?

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. Hillary Clinton's sweeping plan for college affordability makes education a top-tier issue for her campaign, one designed to strike a chord with young voters. More...

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