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The World View

A blog from the Center for International Higher Education

January 3, 2016 - 12:59pm
It is imperative that institutions provide sufficient support services to facilitate the adjustments international students must make and to give students and scholars an opportunity to articulate their own needs.
December 20, 2015 - 3:12pm
In October, China’s central government (the State Council) launched the next stage of its campaign for world-class status for its universities.
December 14, 2015 - 8:05pm
In April 2013, a group of administrators from eleven public and private Brazilian institutions met and crated, the Consortium STHEM.
December 6, 2015 - 3:26pm
As modern societies come to terms with the darker chapters of their history, it is not surprising that controversies appear.
November 29, 2015 - 5:01pm
Arab universities, regardless of their resources, are no longer interested in being cash cows in exchange only for the privilege of being associated with a prestigious foreign university.
November 22, 2015 - 4:57pm
Nearly one million (974,926) international students are studying in the U.S., an increase of 10% over last year, and 304.467 American students are going abroad. But some perspective on these data is required.  
November 16, 2015 - 8:16pm
Increasingly, US institutions are granting credit towards degree for  “pre” or “extra” learning in lieu of campus-based, campus-designed curricula.
November 8, 2015 - 8:44pm
This is the final part of an extended interview between Daniel Kontowski and Philip Altbach, who consider challenges for Polish universities as they discuss critical issues for higher education. 
October 31, 2015 - 4:09pm
Millions of Brazilians are about to take the ENEM, a national high school leaving exam, originally conceived as a mechanism for monitoring secondary school performance.
October 25, 2015 - 8:52pm
For all students, international and national, to be successful, we should avoid seeing them as “cash cows,” but rather as motivated students in search of a quality education.



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