Higher Education

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Name: Higher Education
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 38 mins ago - 2 reports

West Africa: World Bank to Finance Centers of Excellence to Help Transform Science, Technology, and Higher Education

Washington — The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors has approved US$150 million to finance 19 university-based Centers of Excellence in seven countries in West and Central Africa.These competitively selected centers will receive funding for advanced ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 38 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Majority of parents in UAE not prepared to support children's education

Home News Article AApr 17 2014 HSBC Global Research reveals two-thirds of parents in the UAE wish they had begun saving earlier for children's education Only 1% have formal education plans in place86% of parents hope their children continue to study at ... [Published Zawya.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

University marking ban 'on hold'

Lecturers have agreed to postpone a planned marking boycott after employers made a new pay offer.The boycott, due to start later this month, was part of continuing action over this year's 1% pay offer.The employers have now offered 2% for next year which ... [Published BBC - 2 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

HRW: Allowing Blind Access to Gaokao a Breakthrough

After publishing a report  looking at the many educational barriers facing people with disabilities in China  last year, Human Rights Watch has praised the Ministry of Education’s recent decision to make   b raille and electronic college entrance exams ... [Published China Digital Times - 12 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

South Africa: Vocational Learning With Swiss Precision

A partnership between South Africa and Switzerland will give Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) college students the sought-after experience they need to do well in the workplace.The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 4 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Downtown Phoenix becoming a hub for higher education

With Arizona State University's fast-growing downtown Phoenix campus being joined by several other colleges and universities, the urban core of Phoenix is a growing center of higher education.AZCentral.com reports on the growing trend downtown. Get the ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - 8 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Uniting for education

, midnight Local merger: Federation University Australia acting vice chancellor Professor Andy Smith, GippsTAFE chair John Mitchell, Higher Education and Skills Minister Nick Wakeling and Advance TAFE chair Scott Rossetti. photograph tom morrisonexitTHE ... [Published Latrobe Valley Express - 11 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

STUC partnership develops students’ work opportunities

THIS article is about students in Scotland in 2014. I suspect in your mind’s eye you are thinking of young people, perhaps 18-21, studying on a campus.However, in the week that the Scottish Trade Union Congress (STUC) is holding its annual congress in ... [Published The Scotsman - 13 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 3 reports

Fitch Takes Various Rating Actions on Brazos Higher Education Authority 2011-2

Fitch Takes Various Rating Actions on Brazos Higher Education Authority 2 ... [Published Noodls - 17 hours ago]
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First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 3 reports

Technology remains core criteria for university education

LEADING TECHNOLOGY: Tan Chorh Chuan, president of the National University of Singapore, Ruairi Quinn, Ireland's minister of education and skills, Saudi Higher Education Minister Dr. Khalid ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 3 reports

VIDEO: New Numbers Show Coming Burst of Higher Education Bubble as Colleges See Drops in Enrollment

Yesterday Bloomberg published fresh data that foretells the coming burst of thehigher education bubble. The new numbers, which are based on recentratings by Moody’s, show a significant drop in enrollment in dozensof colleges. According to Bloomberg:Moody’s, ... [Published REASON Online - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Quality assurance awareness week at UHS

- Lahore—In a bid to develop a culture which recognizes the importance of quality in higher education, a ‘Quality Assurance Awareness Week’ kicked off here at the University of Health Sciences (UHS) on Monday.During this week, activities such as banner ... [Published Pakistan Observer - Apr 15 2014]

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"Although higher education is often described as a global activity, all too often this relates to one-way traffic," Dr Kirkland said. "These scholarships help to make the globalisation of higher education a reality."
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Danish ambassador: Queen's visit to deepen Sino... [Published Individual.com - 26 mins ago]
Online learning – threat or salvation for furth... [Published Training Journal - 27 mins ago]
Sallie Mae Earnings Miss; Navient Continues On ... [Published Maple Shade Progress - 28 mins ago]
Walsh higher ed officials discuss college affor... [Published Big News Network - 29 mins ago]
Africa: New Destinations for Commonwealth Schol... [Published AllAfrica.com - 33 mins ago]
Coupa Partners With Global Standard for Digital... [Published Yahoo! Finance - 36 mins ago]
West Africa: World Bank to Finance Centers of E... [Published AllAfrica.com - 38 mins ago]
Coupa Partners With Global Standard for Digital... [Published PR inside - 40 mins ago]
Beagle Freedom Bill (AB 2431) to be presented t... [Published Examiner.com - 40 mins ago]
Coupa Partners With Global Standard for Digital... [Published MarketWired - 44 mins ago]
Albukhary students welfare safeguarded [Published New Straits Times - 45 mins ago]
COUPA : Partners With Global Standard for Digit... [Published 4 Traders - 45 mins ago]
Homegrown means homespun for local communities [Published Examiner.com - 46 mins ago]
Merger shortcomings [Published The New Age Online - 47 mins ago]
Education vs. Vocation [Published GamesIndustry.biz - 53 mins ago]
College future 'bright' despite financial trouble [Published Brighton & Hove Argus - 54 mins ago]
*King Saud and Italian Bologna Universities Sig... [Published Saudi Press Agency - 55 mins ago]
Sports champions honoured [Published MENAFN - 55 mins ago]
The University, online [Published Yale Daily News - 57 mins ago]
Will It Play in Emporia? [Published Slate Magazine - 58 mins ago]
Benson hosts tuition forums for students [Published Eastern Progress - 58 mins ago]
VP search nearing completion [Published Eastern Progress - 58 mins ago]
New name for ‘Bottom Russellers’ [Published Times Higher Education Supplement - 1 hour ago]
Number of STEM Jobs, Majors Growing in US [Published I360 Gov - 1 hour ago]
Pensioners to receive life expectancy guide to ... [Published Health Insurance - 1 hour ago]
Challenges of Assessment and Learning in Higher... [Published East African Standard - 1 hour ago]
UC Davis ARC celebrates 10th anniversary [Published California Aggie - 1 hour ago]
Students explore Hmong culture gender roles [Published Individual.com - 1 hour ago]
CENBET joins Malaysia’s flourishing civil socie... [Published The Ant Daily - 1 hour ago]
Higher Education Market [Software Solutions, Co... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - 1 hour ago]
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Higher Education Market [Software Solutions, Co... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - 1 hour ago]
   NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:Higher Education Market [Software Solutions, Content & Collaboration, Data Security & Compliance, Campus... ...
Lebanon: Regional: RRP6 monthly update ‐ Februa... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 3 hours ago]
Source: UN High Commissioner for RefugeesCountry: Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey FEBRUARY HIGHLIGHTS: Enrolment rates in formal education among school‐aged children across the region remain extremely low, with some 44 per ...
East Coast Colleges Follow the Money South and ... [Published TIME.com - 4 hours ago]
There aren’t any Greek columns or sprawling green lawns at Northeastern University’s satellite campus in Charlotte, N.C. But the location, on the 11th story of an office building in the middle of the city’s uptown district, is no accident. More Men Charged ...
The Advantages of APIs - how to jump the inform... [Published Zunia.org RSS - 5 hours ago]
By enabling data sharing between internal IT systems and between one organisation and another, APIs facilitate not only the dissemination of knowledge but also the design of innovative online services for students and staff. By removing the need to repeat ...
Successes for staff and PhD Researchers [Published IHP-HELP Centre for Water Law, Policy and Scien ... - 12 hours ago]
2 May 2012 We are pleased to announce a number of successes achieved by our team.  Armelle Guignier's PhD defence went very well and she is now 'docteur en droit' with honours and the congratulations of the panel.  Armelle said the defence lasted two ...
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Will It Play in Emporia? [Published Slate Magazine - 58 mins ago]
Will Digital Humanities #Disrupt the University? [Published Slate Magazine - Apr 16 2014]
“But You Speak French So Well!” [Published Slate Magazine - Feb 13 2014]
There Is No Demand for Higher Education [Published Slate Magazine - Feb 13 2014]
Doing Higher Ed Right [Published Slate Magazine - Feb 10 2014]
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TargetX Acquires Matchbox to Extend Online Appl... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Apr 14 2014]
WGU Texas Partners with Fort Bend County to Mak... [Published Financial Services - Apr 10 2014]
Hiscox protects higher education institutions a... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Apr 08 2014]
National Education Association and Bank of Amer... [Published Bank of America Press Release - Mar 25 2014]
Dr. Albert Karnig Joins Ashford University Boar... [Published Financial Services - Mar 20 2014]
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