09 novembre 2018

The staff who are overlooked in internationalisation

By Fiona Hunter, Elspeth Jones and Hans de Wit. Over the past 25 years we have forgotten to bring academics and administrators with us in the development of the internationalisation process. In the beginning phase of the Erasmus programme, academics and their departments played a leading role in cooperation with partners and student exchange initiatives. With the growth of the programme, internationalisation became institutionalised, with core functions dealt with by leadership and international officers. More...

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HE internationalisation – Towards a national policy

By Wondwosen Tamrat. The Ethiopian government’s plan to develop its long overdue policy of internationalisation – set down in its 2016 Ethiopian Education Sector Development Programme V (2015/16-2019/20) – will depend upon synergy being created at national, local and institutional levels. More...

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02 octobre 2018

Nouvelles routes de la soie et enseignement supérieur : vers de nouveaux modèles d’internationalisation ?

http://blog.educpros.fr/fiorina/wp-content/themes/longbeach_jfiorina/longbeach/images/img01.jpgBlog Educpros de Jean-François Fiorina. Qu’on l’appelle Silk road, OBOR (One Belt, One Road) ou Nouvelles routes de la soie… Ce projet d’un nouveau monde façonné à la main des Chinois est titanesque, hallucinant, fascinant, au-delà du réel, presque fictionnel, mégalomaniaque… Les qualificatifs manquent pour décrire ces nouvelles « routes de la soie ». Quelle que soit l’opinion — positive ou négative — que l’on peut avoir de ce projet, il aura un impact certain sur le monde et sur celui de l’enseignement supérieur. Plus...

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01 octobre 2018

Promoting Malaysian culture through internationalisation

By Hazri Jamil, Wan Chang Da and Ooi Poh Ling. Malaysia used to be primarily a sending country, but it now has a strategic plan for taking in international students with the aim of becoming a hub for education and innovation, as captured in the government’s National Higher Education Strategic Plan Beyond 2020 (NHESP). More...

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24 septembre 2018

Internationalisation without loss of identity

By Rowell D Madula. A growing number of overseas students are attracted by the Philippines’ relatively low tuition fee levels, low cost of living and – for students from Southeast Asia – geographical proximity. The country has also been a popular destination for students who want to study English and is sometimes characterised as the home of the world’s ‘budget English teacher’. More...

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10 septembre 2018

Internationalisation ambition faces stiff challenges

By Tatiana Belousova. Recently, the central government of India came up with several initiatives to revamp the higher education system in the country, including assigning the special status of ‘Institutions of Eminence’ to six national institutions, possible restructuring of the University Grants Commission and the introduction of the ‘Study in India’ programme. More...

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27 août 2018

Challenges of creating world-class universities in China

The obsession with internationalisation in China had resulted in priority being given to overseas scholars and graduates and has diminished graduates of many top domestic universities to second- or third-class status, writes Jia Song for Inside Higher Ed. More...

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26 août 2018

Internationalisation at home and institutional strategy

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What does internationalisation at home (IaH) mean in practice? In its ongoing effort to prepare all students for a global society, the Romanian-American University has shifted from focusing purely on offering international opportunities within the home curriculum to looking more at learning outcomes that prepare all students for a life and career in the globalised environment. More...

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Where global responsibility meets internationalisation

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Through ‘mainstreaming internationalisation’ and ‘comprehensive internationalisation’ efforts, international engagement has become more integrated into the core aspects of higher education (teaching, research and service). At the same time, a global focus on sustainable development goals (SDGs) reflects growing concern for inequality, social justice issues, global challenges and sustainability practices. More...

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24 août 2018

Internationalisation hampered by ‘lack of investment’

By Brendan O'Malley. Irish higher education institutions acknowledge that they are not internationalising to the fullest extent but are constrained by a lack of resources, according to a new study commissioned by the Higher Education Authority and funded by the Irish Research Council. More...

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