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A blog from the Center for International Higher Education

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. 
July 14, 2013 - 5:02pm
I recognize the importance of looking at higher education critically to determine what impact the experience has on individuals and societies but we seem to repeatedly resort to the same fallback strategies of “counting what can be counted.”
July 8, 2013 - 8:12pm
The problems of the short public presidential tenure are worse than those of the long private tenure.
July 1, 2013 - 8:07pm
When I first worked in university admissions more than 30 years ago the word “marketing” was completely taboo.
June 23, 2013 - 5:05pm
How long is long enough?
June 16, 2013 - 8:14pm
Are politicians more prone to this kind of hanky-panky than others in society? Is degree fakery and plagiarism a global epidemic?
June 10, 2013 - 6:59pm
There are too many countries with highly educated taxi drivers. Not that someone with a university degree shouldn’t drive a taxi but only if this is a choice, not employment for lack of any other. What is the alternative?
June 4, 2013 - 7:05pm
Last week, 7 million Brazilians participated in a two-day exam to assess achievements in language, natural sciences, humanities, mathematics and writing.
May 23, 2013 - 7:27pm
It is difficult to imagine a university today that does not have (or is not considering) a China strategy.  What is our preoccupation with China about?



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