Higher Education Webinars
Surveying the Construction of Global Knowledge/Spaces for the ‘Knowledge Economy’
September 29, 2010 - 7:15pm
Editors' note: today's guest entry has been kindly developed by Indira V. Samarasekera, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Alberta, Canada.
September 21, 2010 - 6:45pm
Editors' note: if you are exploring GlobalHigherEd today please be aware that we've loaded up two entries today regarding the world university rankings issue. These entries are designed to be complementary, though they clearly operate at different levels. Our sincere thanks to Pablo Achard of the University of Geneva for his very thoughtful guest entry ('Rankings: a case of blurry pictures of the academic landscape?').
September 21, 2010 - 1:12pm
Editors' note: this guest entry has been kindly contributed by Pablo Achard (University of Geneva).
September 15, 2010 - 7:25pm
The new 2010 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings issue has just been released and we will see, no doubt, plenty of discussions and debate about the outcome.
September 13, 2010 - 11:00pm
Well, the 2010 QS World University Rankings® were released last week and the results are continuing to generate considerable attention in the world's media (link
September 13, 2010 - 9:16am
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is an important part of the ‘learning machinery’ that both sheds light on and guides higher education reform. While this international organization does not have jurisdictional authority over higher education regulations and practices within nation states, it does has a unique capacity to conduct research, generate debates, benchmark, provide advice, convene, and respond to the expressed needs of its member states.
August 27, 2010 - 4:58pm
Editors' note: today's guest entry has been kindly developed by Professor Dzulkifli Abdul Razak, Vice-Chancellor, Universiti Sains Malaysia, a position he has held since 2000.
Responding to 'A question (about universities, global challenges, and an organizational-ethical dilemma)'
August 19, 2010 - 10:19pm
Editors' note: today's guest entry has been kindly developed by Dr.
August 5, 2010 - 7:05pm
Editor's note: this guest entry was kindly produced by Gray Kochhar-Lindgren, Professor of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, as well as Director of the First Year Experience, at the University of Washington, Bothell.
August 1, 2010 - 9:42am
Greetings from Paris, one of the 'calculative centres' associated with the globalization of higher education. One of the key institutions associated with this development process is the Paris-based Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development/Organisation de coopération et de développement économiques (OECD/OCDE) given its work on higher education, as well as on related issues such as innovation, science and technology, and so on.