The World View

The World View

A blog from the Center for International Higher Education

August 18, 2013 - 4:09pm
This is the final posting in a series about the dropout rate in Argentina with two additional commentaries. The blogs demonstrate both the problem of determining the extent of the problem and its underlying causes. There are issues here relevant to other countries in the region and elsewhere in the world,
August 11, 2013 - 3:27pm
A different slant on the data.
August 5, 2013 - 7:22pm
Argentina holds a title no country should be proud of, as it has one of the highest university dropout rates in the world.
July 28, 2013 - 4:45pm
China’s education development plan for 2010-20 assures funding and improvements to higher education quality, research, and internationalization, strengthening its competitive edge in the global higher education market that has been dominated traditionally by Western countries.
July 23, 2013 - 9:12pm
Better in Brazil than Saudi Arabia. MOOCs leave professors teaching “blindly” with very little idea of who is the audience, let alone which cultures have educated them. 
July 14, 2013 - 5:02pm
I recognize the importance of looking at higher education critically to determine what impact the experience has on individuals and societies but we seem to repeatedly resort to the same fallback strategies of “counting what can be counted.”
July 8, 2013 - 8:12pm
The problems of the short public presidential tenure are worse than those of the long private tenure.
July 1, 2013 - 8:07pm
When I first worked in university admissions more than 30 years ago the word “marketing” was completely taboo.
June 23, 2013 - 5:05pm
How long is long enough?
June 16, 2013 - 8:14pm
Are politicians more prone to this kind of hanky-panky than others in society? Is degree fakery and plagiarism a global epidemic?

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