24 août 2019

Dutch Cuts to Internationalization Send the Wrong Message

When a liberal country such as the Netherlands cuts back on funding to support education in the global knowledge economy, other countries may follow with cuts. More...

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12 juillet 2019

Training in internationalisation for administrative staff in Higher Education - SUCTI project materials are now online!

Guni NetworkThe Systemic University Change Towards Internationalisation (SUCTI) project is a three-year initiative approved for funding under the European Commission’s Erasmus+ – KA2 Strategic Partnerships for higher education. The project is coordinated by the URV, Universitat Rovira i Virgili (Tarragona, Spain). 
The project aims at empowering administrative staff by providing them with knowledge and skills related to their university’s internationalisation process. More...

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Inclusion and innovation: internationalisation’s ‘true north’

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What do a Chinese doctoral student at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow, a globally recognised expert in education and pedagogy at Curtin University in Australia, and the Mauritius-born Associate Deputy Provost for International Programs at the University of Delaware in the United States all have in common? Like me, they were actively involved in the 2019 WES-CIHE Summer Institute hosted earlier this month at Boston College. More...

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22 juin 2019

SUCTI: A tale of administrative staff internationalisation

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Once upon a time, at a mid-size university on the Mediterranean coast (my institution, Universitat Rovira i Virgili [URV]), on the occasion of an international week for all the constituents of the institution, a brave organising committee gathered for a brainstorm about the different activities they could put together for students, academics and administrative staff. It was easy enough to think of activities for our students, and a bit more challenging to think up some lectures and seminars for our academic staff. But the true challenge was figuring out what to offer our administrative staff. More...

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16 juin 2019

Comparing Internationalization Policies

Last month the British Council and NAFSA published an interesting pair of studies, which I had the good fortune to be involved with.  Three colleagues – Janet Ilieva, Vangelis Tsigirlis and Pat Killingley – wrote the main report (which, among other things, focussed on differences within Europe) and I contributed a companion report on the Americas. More...

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10 juin 2019

National Policies and Internationalization

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. NAFSA releases two reports at its annual conference. One focuses on national policies supporting internationalization. The other responds to declining new international enrollments in the U.S. More...

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20 mai 2019

“Are we there yet?” Signposts on the road to success

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HEIs throughout Europe have been working over the last several decades to internationalise their institutions in response to global trends in higher education. How to internationalise successfully has become an increasingly complex question. The recently published EAIE Barometer (second edition) – Signposts of success posed the key question of what successful internationalisation looks like in European higher education, and each institution should find pause to ask, “are we there yet?”. More...

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The UK’s new internationalisation strategy

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Back in March 2019, whilst in the midst of Brexit parliamentary discussions that resulted in the UK missing its original 31st March deadline to leave the EU, the UK government published its international education strategy. So, what does it mean for those of us working in internationalisation in Europe. More...

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7 aspects of internationalised academic departments

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Creating globally competent graduates is hard to do without buy-in from the various academic departments on campus. But what does it really mean to customise internationalisation to the academic disciplines, and how can international education professionals support this process. More...

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18 mai 2019

Internationalization of Higher Education in the New Political Climate

While funding remains the major obstacle to progress, funding increased for all internationalization activities during the last three years at a majority of institutions worldwide. More...

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