International Higher Education

International Higher Education
May 20, 2015
The University of San Francisco plans to admit students based on their scores on the Chinese university entrance exam, the gaokao, and an interview. But is that test, with its many flaws, a good tool?

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September 24, 2012

Universities and governments on the continent exhibit many of the same data limitations as U.S. colleges in gauging student outcomes, study shows.

September 21, 2012

New College of the Humanities, in London, seeks to meld the American liberal arts and Oxford tutorial models. But critics have focused on its £18,000 annual price tag and its corporate structure.

September 20, 2012

The world's leading science institutions should consider a model at the Technion to change their relationship to elementary and secondary schools, writes Orit Hazzan.

September 6, 2012

In stripping London Metropolitan of the right to sponsor international students, regulators cite "systemic failures." But the debate over the university's fate is entangled with larger debates about international students and immigration.

 

July 12, 2012

A new report predicts that China and India will produce a larger share of worldwide college graduates than the U.S. and some EU countries combined by 2020.

June 28, 2012

While most colleges perceive they've made significant advances in internationalization, actual measurable progress has been slower, a new survey finds.

June 26, 2012

American program administrators in Egypt foresee greater stability, not complications, with election of first Islamist president.

June 5, 2012

Data from Coursera and Udacity scratch the surface of crucial questions about MOOC demographics. One early finding is that most of the students are from outside the U.S.

May 31, 2012

China strives to build world-class universities, but can it develop the equivalent of the University of California? Cristina González asks.

May 30, 2012

Former U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates delivers opening plenary speech at conference of international educators.

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