The World View

The World View

A blog from the Center for International Higher Education

September 26, 2013 - 7:33pm
Estácio Participações announced it would buy part of the group Uniseb for R$ 615.3 millions ($280 million). Estácio Participações currently operates 77 campuses in Brazil.
September 17, 2013 - 9:14pm
Call me an idealist — I don’t mind.  I continue to watch the debate over the use of commissioned agents for international student recruitment and my stomach turns over.
September 10, 2013 - 4:47pm
Anhanguera Educacional Participações S.A. and Grupo Kroton Educacional S.A. will merge, and constitute the largest educational group in the world.
September 2, 2013 - 3:50pm
China has understood what many countries still fail to appreciate: higher education is a key vehicle not only to achieve economic development but also to attain ‘soft power’ regionally and globally.
August 25, 2013 - 4:27pm
The issue of financing higher education is increasingly a matter of interest to diverse stakeholders: governments, universities, ministries, academics, staff, students, and families/guardians.
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. 

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