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The World View

A blog from the Center for International Higher Education

February 2, 2015 - 9:04pm
Let’s move beyond condemning others, roll up our academic sleeves and commit to teaching individuals to be more thoughtful, less impulsive and how to pursue meaningful change.
January 28, 2015 - 12:59pm
Universities are better when they have calm, stable and informed student partners actively engaged in improving institutional quality.
January 20, 2015 - 6:32pm
Despite the claims of the impartiality of peer review, nationality and language biases continue to influence the process.
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.


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