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The World View

A blog from the Center for International Higher Education

October 16, 2016 - 8:30pm
Rankings have progressively lost meaning, particularly in countries lacking a strong academic tradition or where academic corruption is rarely punished.
October 9, 2016 - 9:51am
How can Ukraine, with mind-boggling academic corruption, continue to claim it has international caliber higher education?
October 2, 2016 - 10:21am
In the Netherlands and elsewhere, there is a trend to move from teaching in the local language to teaching in English. This increase is not welcomed by all.
September 25, 2016 - 2:51pm
The South African higher education sector has been in paralysis for a while and now engulfed in student protests.
September 22, 2016 - 8:01pm
It is overwhelmingly evident that there is a remarkable and callous disregard for academic ethics and standards in a scramble by Canadian universities to sign up foreign students.
September 18, 2016 - 9:07am
Teaching must be at the heart of higher education.  
September 13, 2016 - 4:09pm
In Canada, women represent only 21.8% of full professors while constituting 36% of associate professors, 43% of assistant professors, and 60% of university student populations.
September 5, 2016 - 10:57am
Education is education, and skills will come along with it, or are supplementary to it. The labor market changes so rapidly; thus people have to be trained for broader thinking in order to be adaptable.
August 29, 2016 - 5:12pm
Colombia has been on the path toward developing a sophisticated, diversified and equitable system of higher education for many years. This is promising but there are many shortcomings in policy and practice.
August 17, 2016 - 5:51pm
Increased international efforts generally lead to a recognition of the need for greater international visibility. An issue that regularly emerges is concern around the international section of the website. "It’s terrible!" people say.



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