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A blog from the Center for International Higher Education

January 11, 2015 - 8:49pm
Compared to the OECD countries and  emerging economies in South-East Asia, the Ibero-American systems are way behind in terms of program quality and research output.
January 4, 2015 - 2:44pm
The recognition that education, at all levels, can be a powerful tool in promoting sustainable development led to the concept of Education for Sustainable Development and, in 2002, the United Nations declared 2005-14 as the Decade of Education for Sustainable Development.
December 14, 2014 - 8:51pm
Californians led the charge to modern mass systems of higher education.  Can California lead the regeneration of higher education and taxation policies focused on the public good?
December 7, 2014 - 5:03pm
Limiting salaries at the top of the career ladder for political reasons will certainly damage a university system that is considered to be among the best in Latin America and that has a fundamental role in the development of Brazil.
November 24, 2014 - 7:41pm
Was there really a rise of Asia this year? Look closely at the changes in the ranking positions from 2013-14.
November 9, 2014 - 5:32pm
The global research competitiveness of European universities, especially in such countries as Poland, Finland or Portugal, is clearly endangered if harsh policy measures are not introduced.
November 2, 2014 - 6:15pm
It’s impossible to predict what the world will look like in 30 years. China may well have assumed global pre-eminence by some measures, but it’s difficult to see that Hong Kong will retain the academic freedom of the past and be viable as an international education hub.
October 27, 2014 - 5:32pm
The growing presence and influence of for-profit higher education internationally is worrisome and seems to be attracting less attention than it deserves.
October 22, 2014 - 10:33am
Last fall, Michelle Bachelet was again elected as President of Chile and one of her many campaign promises was to make higher education completely free.
October 15, 2014 - 7:05pm
If we do not graduate individuals capable and willing to listen to one another within our own society what hope is there that any of us — particularly our “best educated” — can become global citizens?

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