20 septembre 2017

Debate over foreign researcher numbers, quota proposal

By Jan Petter Myklebust. Summer time in Norway, from June to mid-August, is normally quiet for universities. But not this summer – possibly due to general elections looming in September. Internationalisation has been high on the agenda, with controversy over the growing number of international researchers and a proposal to impose a quota on their numbers. More...

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14 février 2017

University quota system – Pushing fairness or mediocrity?

By Jackie Opara. Is the current quota system in the Nigerian public university system undermining the public sector higher education in favour of private universities which are not required to adhere to it. Read more...

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19 février 2016

Des quotas pour l’accès en STS et IUT

lesmetiers.netPar Christophe Lacôte. Sur demande de la ministre de l’Éducation nationale, de l’Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche, Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, les recteurs d’académies devront dorénavant prendre des arrêtés visant à fixer certains quotas d’accès aux études supérieures. Voir l'article...

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07 décembre 2014

Universities to introduce quotas for first-time applicants

IN the future, universities and other higher education institutions must reserve study places for applicants who have not accepted a study place in a degree programme or completed a degree in a Finnish higher education institution.
The obligation is set forth in a proposal presented for parliamentary consideration on 14 November by the Government as part of its structural policy programme. More...

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31 août 2014

New president scraps controversial student quotas

Malawi’s new president, Peter Mutharika, has done away with the controversial student quota system, saying that six more universities will be built to widen access to higher education.
The president said a new university would first be built in the country’s northern region, an area that has traditionally been vehemently opposed to the quota system that based access to university on one’s place of origin rather than merit. Read more...

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09 juin 2014

John Carey: Oxford should introduce a state school 'quota system'

http://bathknightblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/telegraph-logo.jpgBy Matthew Stadlen. Professor John Carey has called for 'something drastic to be done' about the low number of state school pupils attending Oxford University. Read more...

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