17 mai 2017

Globalization at a Crossroads

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Globalization at a Crossroads
Irving Wladawsky-Berger, 2017/05/11
The suggestions at the end of this article are reasonable but I'm more sceptical of the discussion learning to them. No, I don't think opposition to globalization is due to " the tendency to overestimate globalization levels" or "thinking your own country is superior". More...

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15 mai 2017

Universities have become isolated from their publics

By Ellen Hazelkorn. The history of rankings stretches back to the late 19th century, but it is the intensification of globalisation that has been the most powerful force and explanation for their emergence and success since the turn of the millennium. More...

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09 mai 2017

Students today, leaders of globalisation tomorrow

By Danny Quah. Globalisation has historically been viewed, on balance, as contributing to world economic success. Unfortunately, in today’s ever-changing economic and political climate, many Western populations have lost faith in globalisation’s benefit and this has complicated the conduct of business for international executives. More...

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08 mai 2017

How to surf the new wave of globalisation

Education & Skills TodayGlobalisation is connecting people, cities, countries and continents, bringing together a majority of the world’s population in ways that vastly increase our individual and collective potential, and creating an integrated market in products and services. One in three jobs in the business sector now depends on demand in other countries. In fact, a single product is often produced by workers in different parts of the world along the so-called Global Value Chain. Global value chains give small companies and countries unprecedented opportunities to reach global markets and create new jobs. More...

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23 mars 2017

Addressing the imbalance between investment protection and people protection: Making globalisation work for all

We are facing a backlash against globalisation. This has gone hand in hand with a push back against investment treaties and trade agreements: just watch the election campaigns and the downfall of TTIP and TPP negotiations. More...

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06 mars 2017

Centre for Global Higher Education Conference

The Centre for Global Higher Education or CGHE, based at the UCL Institute of Education in the United Kingdom, held its annual conference in London on 1 March on the theme “Higher Education: Changing global relations”, which explored the drivers and effects of changing global relations in higher education. University World News reports. Read more...

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23 décembre 2016

Ethnic identities and globalization - the 27th Ethnic Minority Congress in Klagenfurt, Austria

Minority protection is especially important in an era when ethnic and national boundaries start to fade due to free movement and globalisation: people, especially the youth of different nationalities think and behave alike while speaking multiple languages with each other. More...

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17 décembre 2016

Globalism, Colleges and the Compensation Principle

HomeBy Richard Romano. Given adequate funding, higher education is capable of playing a much greater role in helping displaced people retain their dignity and contribute to the future, argues Richard Romano. Read more...

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13 décembre 2016

Leading universities’ response to rising nationalism

By Dennis Murray. We are at a particularly confronting moment in history. Brexit in the United Kingdom and the rise of Donald Trump in the United States are just particular manifestations of a growing scepticism among many of our citizens about the downside of globalisation. Read more...

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08 novembre 2016

Beware the double-edged sword of globalisation in HE

By Defta Oktafiga. Globalisation in higher education is a process of integrating key 21st century components such as the knowledge-based economy, information-technology development and the knowledge network society into higher education. Read more...

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