News Archive, December 2013


The Online Education Revolution Drifts Off Course, National Public Radio (US), 31 December 2013

English to get 2020 push but teachers not on same page, Japan Times, 31 December 2013

Nigeria: Five Major Events in Nigeria's Education Sector in 2013, All Africa via Premium Times (Nigeria), 31 December 2013

The Best Universities of 2013 - The Ranking of University Rankings, Forbes, 31 December 2013

Five education stories to watch in 2014, Globe and Mail (Canada), 30 December 2013

Make online education click, Hindu, 30 December 2013

Foreign universities: Much ado about nothing, Arab News (KSA), 30 December 2013

Latin Americans Head to Spain for Business School, New York Times, 29 December 2013

Towards neoliberal urbanism in education – Setiono Sugiharto, Malaysian Insider, 29 December 2013

Higher Education Authority publishes new system for measuring third-level institutes’ performance, Irish Times, 28 December 2013

Some 300 Pakistani Doctors to Graduate in Cuba, Prensa Latina, 28 December 2013

Rediscovering the power of trust: the case of education in Tunisia, Transparency International, 27 December 2013

Indian students spend more than Rs 10,000 crore on foreign education every year - ASSOCHAM study, India News Net, 27 December 2013

Indonesian Education Falls Behind Its Economic Growth, Diplomat (Japan), 26 December 2013

Navigate the Financial Aid Process at US Colleges, US News and World Report, 26 December 2013

We Are Creating Walmarts of Higher Education, Atlantic, 26 December 2013

An Irish degree is aligned to the needs of industry, Hindustan Times, 26 December 201

US relaxes stand on paying bounties to agents, Times Higher Education, 19 December 2013

Efficiency key to HE funding in Europe today – Report, University World News, 19 December 2013

Try Clubs, Activities to Develop Skills at a US College, US News and World Report, 19 December 2013

French lessons for UK higher education, Guardian, 19 December 2013

Freedoms for Saudi Girls Only Allowed on Campus Grounds, Diverse Education, 18 December 2013

Barred From College Entrance Exams, in a Blow for China’s Blind, New York Times, 18 December 2013

Higher Education for All Crucial If Indonesia Wants to Keep Growing, Jakarta Globe (Indonesia), 18 December 2013

New president of ERC announced, Times Higher Edudation, 18 December 2013

Russian Education Minister Wants to See More Foreign Students, Ria Novosti (Russia), 17 December 2013

EdX: Expanding Education Beyond the American University, Harvard Crimson, 17 December 2013

A World of Knowledge: 50 Different Views of Education, Innovation Excellence, 17 December 2013

Irish universities learn fast about opportunities in China, Irish Times, 17 December 2013

In Kurdistan, a University Aims to Produce the Region’s Next Elite, Rudaw, 16 December 2013

Vocational Education Isn't What You Think Anymore, Fusion (US), 16 December 2013

A Testing Time for Private Schools in Eastern Europe, New York Times, 16 December 2013

By 2024, 1 in 3 foreign pupils will be from China or India, Times of India, 15 December 2013

New satellite could deliver MOOCs to Africa, University World News, 12 December 2013

UK leads Web potential to boost international students, University World News, 12 December 2013

Google's Original X-Man, Foreign Affairs, November/December 2013

New satellite could deliver MOOCs to Africa, University World News, 12 December 2013

Higher-education stimulus would be sure bet for Japan, Japan Times, 12 December 2013

5 Things to Consider Before Transferring to a US College, US News and World Report, 12 December 2013

UK must remove students from Net Migration Target: Lord Paul, Financial Express (India), 6 December 2013

Arab Thought Foundation launches two strategic initiatives to promote job creation in the Arab world, Zawya (UAE), 6 December 2013

University Of Nigeria, UNN Partners French Universities, Nigerian University News, 6 December 2013

MOOCs as Neocolonialism: Who Controls Knowledge?, Chronicle of Higher Education, 4 December 2013

International university to set up Palayan campus, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 4 December 2013

Ministry to affiliate health training schools to universities, Ghana Business News, 4 December 2013

Will the International Baccalaureate Take Off in Japan?, Nippon.com (Japan), 4 December 2013

Australian exchange students say Chinese peers 'driven by competition', ABC (Australia), 4 December 2013

BRICS & Emerging Economies Rankings 2014 coming today, Times Higher Education, 4 December 2013

Undergrads return to crumbling Myanmar university, NewsTimes, 4 December 2013

MOOC online English course in Brisbane pips the Brits, Australian, 4 December 2013

Malaysia ranks high as regional education hub, New Straits Times (Malaysia), 3 December 2013

Pisa tests: UK stagnates as Shanghai tops league table, BBC, 3 December 2013

BBS backs private universities, The Nation (Sri Lanka), 3 December 2013

The struggle in Greek universities, Neos Kosmos, 3 December 2013

International university applicants systematically under-evaluated, Copenhagen Post (Denmark), 2 December 2013

China's academic scandal: call toll-free hotlines to get your name published, Wired, 2 December 2013

British Council launches 370 new scholarships worth 1 million pounds, India Today, 2 December 2013

Top League IISc Struggles to Lure Foreign Students, New Indian Express, 2 December 2013

Indian students head for China, Russia, Nepal to study medicine, Radio Australia, 2 December 2013

Engaged at age 6, Cavalier Daily, 1 December 2013

Rural China to law school is journey of inequality, The Review, 1 December 2013

How public opinion about new PISA test scores is being manipulated, Washington Post, 1 December 2013

Humanities Studies Under Strain Around the Globe, New York Times, 1 December 2013

Over 40% of Students in Bulgaria Study Law, Administration, Economics, Novinite Sovia News Agency, 1 December 2013