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A blog from the Center for International Higher Education

October 27, 2013 - 7:29pm
In 2013 the exam will be taken by the amazing number of 7.17 million participants. The grade on the exam is accepted as the only criterion for access at an increasing number of universities.
October 20, 2013 - 7:45pm
On October 9, in Hefei, nine elite Chinese universities signed a statement endorsing open inquiry, scientific integrity, and other academic values as the key components of a modern research university.
October 13, 2013 - 8:49pm
With greater access to international social media and commentary, why do Chinese students appear to be uninterested in social justice issues?  
October 1, 2013 - 8:30pm
What happens with we hear a word or phrase that makes no sense to us?  If we are following a conversation or (worse!) a lecture or discussion in the classroom, we are often derailed.
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,



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