18 mars 2017

Why internationalisation matters in universities

The ConversationBy . We are living in strange times. The US has elected the most authoritarian ruler in the country’s history, while the EU has been split by the Brexit vote. More...

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Internationalization Innovation Is Coming From the Developing World

By Elspeth Jones, Hans de Wit and Jocelyne Gacel-Ávila. Higher education in emerging and developing countries struggles between past colonial influences and current challenges as the sector defines its social role in an increasingly competitive environment. More...

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08 mars 2017

Internationalisation of HE must not be imposed

By Petr Safronov. Most historical accounts put Peter the Great’s reign at the beginning of the 18th century as the primary driver of efforts to establish Russia as a global leader in knowledge as well as a military power. For the following 200 years Russian universities pushed forward an imperial agenda showcasing their scholarly achievements to the rest of the civilised world. Read more...

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06 mars 2017

Internationalisation of HE may be accelerating

By Hans de Wit. Over the past months, since the Brexit vote and the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States – in particular after the transition – many articles have been published about the negative impact of these two events on the internationalisation of higher education in the United States and the United Kingdom and beyond. Read more...

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Whose values is internationalisation of HE promoting?

By Abu Kamara. With xenophobic sentiments reaching a feverish pitch across parts of the globe, some scholars are prescribing a heavy dose of internationalisation as a potential strategy for counteracting the social, political and economic ramifications of recent developments in the United States and parts of Europe. Read more...

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Internationalisation lifts the Dutch HE brand globally

By Futao Huang. There has been rapid growth in the share of international faculty members in the Netherlands in the past two decades. Existing data show that in research universities alone, the proportion of international faculty members increased from 17% in 2003 to 33% of the total in 2015. Read more...

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Making the case for an internationalised curriculum

By Allen Kenneth Schaidle. We are often told that we live in a global era, driven in part by technology, globalisation and intensified international commerce. Read more...

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22 février 2017

Future of outward higher education internationalisation

By Gabriel Hawawini. In a recent book, I define internationalisation as the process of integrating a higher education institution and its key stakeholders (faculty and its students) into the emerging global knowledge economy. More...

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20 février 2017

IIE awards applaud minority-serving HEIs

By Beckie Smith. Santa Monica College in California and Virginia Union University are the recipients of IIE‘s first ever award for Internationalizing the Minority-Serving Institution, in this year’s Andrew Heiskell Awards for Innovation in International Education. More...

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15 février 2017

Final Chance to Register for the ACE/AIEA Internationalization Collaborative

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "acenet.edu logo"Individuals or teams of administrators tasked with internationalization on college and university campuses should apply now for the ACE/AIEA Internationalization Collaborative, as registration closes Tuesday, Feb. 14. Presented in conjunction with the Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA) Annual Conference, the Collaborative serves as a forum for sharing effective practices that address one particular aspect of internationalization. More...

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