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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What happened to internationalisation of the curriculum?

By Craig Whitsed, Wendy Green and Carla Camargo Cassol. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button ends with Button forgetting all he had achieved throughout his life and him finally blinking out of existence. Is this an appropriate metaphor to describe what has happened to the internationalisation of the curriculum (IoC) agenda in Australia’s higher education sector. More...

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22 août 2018

Internationalisation proposals raise funding questions

By Jan Petter Myklebust. A grant scheme for foreign students and the expansion of Sweden’s network of higher education and research centres abroad are among the preliminary proposals being drawn up by the special investigation into strengthening internationalisation of higher education and research in Sweden, but questions arise about how they can be funded. More...

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Is internationalisation of the curriculum fading in Australian universities?

By Brendan O’Malley – Managing Editor. In Commentary, Craig Whitsed, Wendy Green and Carla Camargo Cassol say ‘internationalisation of the curriculum’ has all but disappeared as an educational priority in Australian universities, and question how academics might positively shape the discourse of global employability, which has replaced it. With global competition for international students becoming intense, Rahul Choudaha says universities need to consider the changes in the external environment and recalibrate their value proposition for international students to promote sustainable enrolment growth. Rosemary Salomone writes that the recent Dutch court ruling on English-language programmes is not the clear victory for universities teaching in English that some think. And Osman Z Barnawi discusses a recent book on transnational education that questions the idea that intellectual and policy infrastructures of higher education in Asia and the Middle East have been wholly imposed by the West.
   In our World Blog this week, Marguerite J Dennis, inspired by the book Factfulness, urges universities to base their decisions on facts rather than perceived ideas and one-dimensional statistics when planning for a future of global collaboration and international student recruitment.
   In Features, Geoff Maslen unpacks a new report from the Observatory on Borderless Higher Education on the state of global online higher education and the learning revolution that never happened. Edwin Naidu reports that Universities South Africa, the body representing vice-chancellors of the country’s public universities, is planning to investigate the gender imbalance at senior management levels of universities. And John Agaba reports on a move in the African country of Uganda by frustrated professional bodies in the health sector to introduce exit examinations for university graduates in a bid to improve the quality of graduates entering the health professions. More...

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20 août 2018

Bourgogne-Franche-Comté: l’internationalisation, une affaire d’équipe

Associations des Régions de France, toute l'actualité des régions.La Région, Business France, la Chambre régionale de commerce et d’industrie et l’Agence économique régionale ont signé, jeudi 12 juillet, des conventions partenariales pour l’internationalisation des entreprises. Plus...

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06 août 2018

Furthering internationalisation in Hungary

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Hungary has recently made headlines around the globe with the controversial higher education law passed in 2017, which particularly endangered (and continues to threaten) the operations and very survival of the Central European University (CEU) in Budapest. More...

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