Informations internationales hors Europe
20 mai 2019

La diplomatie à l'envers de Vladimir Poutine

Screenshot-2018-4-15 Egypte – des élections présidentielles jouées d’avanceVouloir déstabiliser les démocraties occidentales comme semble vouloir le faire le leader russe en soutenant l'Iran, la Syrie ou encore les populistes en Europe est une erreur. La vraie menace pour la Russie vient de l'Est, notamment de la Chine. À terme, elle devra s'appuyer sur l'Europe et les Etats-Unis pour contenir son dangereux voisin. Plus...

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Pumping undergraduates for profit erodes the system

The ABC Four Corners program on 6 May uncovered serious allegations about the way some universities are profiteering from international students. International education enriches the learning experience for both staff and students and we are deeply concerned by practices which harm the welfare and academic success of international students. More...

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Staff development for a truly international campus

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While most institutions have either developed an internationalisation strategy or at least implemented internationalisation measures, such actions are often limited to the fields of education (developing courses in a foreign language, setting up double degrees and mobility funding schemes, providing administrative support) or research (facilitating researcher’s mobility, providing welcome services, developing seed funding schemes to encourage international partnerships). More...

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19 mai 2019

EUA addresses Sustainable Development Goals in Asia-Europe dialogue on higher education

The 7th Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) Rectors’ Conference and Students’ Forum (ARC7) took place in Bucharest, Romania from 11 to 15 May. The Conference, entitled “Higher Education taking Action Towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Perspectives from Asia and Europe”, gathered approximately 150 participants to discuss the key responsibility of universities in tackling the SDGs. More...

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18 mai 2019

A Dark Horse in the Race for International Students

According to March data, the number of international students in Ukraine reflected a 13 perccent increase over the previous year. More...

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15 mai 2019

How International High School Students do in the US

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Mitch Weisburgh: How International High School Students do in the US, PILOTed September 22, 2005

More commentary on the state of learning in the U.S. (it seems to be a theme these days). Mitch Weisburgh observes, "When my sisters and I were in high school, our family hosted kids from Sweden, France, and Chile. The students from these countries were not able to keep up with the honors classes at our high school and enrolled in easier classes. More...

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09 mai 2019

« Nous voulons ouvrir des écoles en Allemagne, en Afrique… »

HeadwayBlog Headway - Olivier Rollot. Nous formons des jeunes connectés à une réalité économique qu’on ne maîtrise pas. Nous avons une haute idée du design comme une discipline mure. Les designers ont vocation à occuper de hautes responsabilités. Nous sommes ainsi proches de la vision de l’Ecole de design Nantes Atlantique. Plus...

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Are international students passing university courses at the same rate as domestic students?

The ConversationMonday night’s ABC Four Corners program alleged several universities were admitting international students without the English-language skills needed to successfully complete their courses, effectively setting them up to fail. More...

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07 mai 2019

L'Iran, seule porte de sortie pour la diplomatie de Trump

Screenshot-2018-4-15 Egypte – des élections présidentielles jouées d’avanceL'Amérique a échoué face aux talibans en Afghanistan, elle n'a pas su s'imposer en Syrie, et son plan de paix israélo-palestinien n'a aucune chance d'aboutir. Reste l'Iran, où la ligne dure de Donald Trump peut l'aider à se faire réélire en 2020. Plus...

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06 mai 2019

Media release: International students providing reverse foreign aid to Australia

The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) has been expressing concerns for some time about the over-reliance of Australian universities on income generated from international student fees.
It appears that these concerns have now caught the attention of the Australian media, with the ABC’s Four Corners focusing on the international student market in its program to air this evening. More...

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