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The World View

A blog from the Center for International Higher Education

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?
October 5, 2014 - 5:41pm
It is too easy to see internationalization as an “all to the good” kind of venture; however crossing cultural and political boundaries invariably obliges parties on both sides to confront conflicting values and policies.
September 25, 2014 - 7:41pm
Only a minority of Indian universities have significant alliances with foreign institutions for activities including delivery of courses,  joint research, or the exchange of staff and students.
September 15, 2014 - 6:11pm
If considered with caution rankings can provide important information and lead to a better understanding of the complexities of the higher education scenario.
September 7, 2014 - 8:50pm
By using agents we are saying, in effect, faced with a challenge, turn to someone who can provide you with an easy answer.
September 1, 2014 - 2:05pm
The Australian suggests Weatherill was proposing that the three universities merge, but, Weatherill wasn’t suggesting a merger at all.
August 24, 2014 - 7:01pm
Universities and academic organizations have much to contribute to contemporary political conflicts by supporting forums for debate, research, and analysis that might lead to deeper understanding and (even) plausible solutions.  


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