News Archive, December 2014


Will 2015 Bring Higher Enrollments for Education Stocks?, Zacks Research, 31 December 2014

Bildung lohnt sich – oder doch nicht?, Die Welt (Germany), 31 December 2014

China sees dip in research-grant misconduct, Nature, 31 December 2014

Effat University opens architecture, design college, Trade Arabia (KSA), 31 December 2014

Inside a Chinese Test-Prep Factory, New York Times, 31 December 2014

Hope Not Lost for Functional Tertiary Educational System, All Africa via Daily Independent (Nigeria), 31 December 2014

Universities portals for immigration, hotbeds of activity, Chronicle Herald (Canada), 30 December 2014

Japan's New Measures to Globalize their Universities, Economy Watch, 30 December 2014

Despite downturn, expensive Brazilian prep schools remain popular, Chicago Tribune, 30 December 2014

Graduate Survey to identify needs of labour market in Oman, Times of Oman, 30 December 2014

Super 30 among top 3 pioneering education initiatives, The Hindu (India), 30 December 2014

Reforming Graduate Medical Education in the U.S., Heritage Foundation, 30 December 2014

Japanese universities reach for global status, East Asia Forum, 30 December 2014

ASU awaits Mexican campus construction information, Courier News, 29 December 2014

Schweizer Hochschulen spannen zusammen, Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen (Switzerland), 29 December 2014

Studying in UK may get complicated for foreign students post completion of course, Times of India, 29 December 2014

China’s Xi calls for tighter ideological control in universities, Euronews, 29 December 2014

Why Can’t the Average Educated Egyptian Find a Suitable Job?, Egyptian Streets, 29 December 2014

IIT Delhi Director ‘illegally’ setting up off-shore campus?, India TV News, 29 December 2014

Security issues: Universities extend vacation to Jan 9, Express Tribune (Pakistan), 29 December 2014

Education: ‘More turning’ to online learning, Yorkshire Post (UK), 29 December 2014

We should not follow the US university model, Australian, 27 December 2014

MOOCs in 2014: Breaking Down the Numbers, edSurge, 26 December 2014

A threat to higher education in Afghanistan is the “Talibanization” of Nangarhar University, Khaama News (Afghanistan), 26 December 2014

U.S. universities too ‘cozy’ with China on satellite campuses, House leader says, The College Fix, 26 December 2014

Norms to rank institutes soon, Asian Age (India), 26 December 2014

Madam Xu’s Party Line - Beijing confirms that Confucius Institutes subvert Western academic freedom, Wall Street Journal, 25 December 2014

Students clash at universities, at least 167 detained, Today's Zaman (Turkey), 25 December 2014

The 2014 Best and Worst in Higher Education, Huffington Post, 24 December 2014

Higher education programme helps refugees in Syria continue studies, UN Refugee Agency, 22 December 2014

Drop students from migration stats to save historic ties – and UK’s international reputation, The Conversation, 22 December 2014

Influx of foreign students sign of robust edu system – Ablakwa, Ghana Web, 19 December 2014

Education Department releases framework for rating U.S. colleges and universities, Washington Post, 19 December 2014

Limited courses and lecturers' poor English deter foreigners from studying in China, South China Morning Post, 19 December 2014

Higher Education Reforms to be discussed by HRD Ministry with States, Jagran Josh (India), 19 December 2014

Arab education chiefs meet to debate key challenges, Arabian Business, 19 December 2014

Virginia Tech training strengthens universities in Iraqi Kurdistan, Augusta Free Press, 19 December 2014

Universities and employability – Preparing for work, University World News, 19 December 2014

UK university entrants hit record high as 512,400 students secure places, International Business Times UK, 19 December 2014

Egypt universities outsource security, Al Monitor, 19 December 2014

Call for PPPs in education, Daily News (Tanzania), 19 December 2014

Are US colleges still a good investment?, Investopedia, 18 December 2014

Universities monitor ideological orientation of faculty members, Arab News, 18 December 2014

Public-private partnerships and all that, OBHE's Dr William Lawton for The PIE Blog, 18 December 2014

Laureate CEO: Our TNE driven by access, not politics, PIE News, 18 December 2014

What MOOCs Teach Us, MIT Technology Review Blog, 18 December 2014

Uladzimir Dunaeu: Even Ministry of Education understands what Europe expects from Belarus, EuroBelarus, 17 December 2014

HRD Ministry to discuss higher education reforms with states, Times of India, 17 December 2014

Dutch universities open new round of scholarships, Jakarta Post, 17 December 2014

QAA inquiry says London campuses not ripe for visa fraud, Times Higher Education, 17 December 2014

BITS Hyderabad opens its doors for overseas students, Business Standard (India), 17 December 2014

OECD slams Australian budget measures, 'close monitoring' required, The Age (Australia), 17 December 2014

Security beefed up at schools and colleges in Delhi, Indian Express, 16 December 2014

Pakistani forces reclaim school after ‘horrific’ Taliban attack kills at least 132, Washington Post, 16 December 2014

Top 5 Places Retaining Foreign Students, Brookings Institution, 15 December 2014

The Chinese dream for higher education and the dilemma it presents, Conversation UK, 15 December 2014

Much more than just elitism: why Arab students flock abroad for university, Al Bawaba Business (UAE), 15 December 2014

Israel woos students, Times of India, 15 December 2014

Hague says UK universities deliver overseas influence, BBC, 15 December 2014

‘600 Saudi students currently studying in Japanese universities’, Arab News, 14 December 2014

California and Public Education: View From Abroad, Inside Higher Ed, 14 December 2014

Intrigues in the halls of academe, Australian, 13 December 2014

HRD panel backs common entrance test for Central universities, Indian Express, 13 December 2014

German universities - Between great and so-so, Economist, 13 December 2014

Education in Indonesia - School’s in, Economist, 13 December 2014

Political stalemate on fees for non-European students, University World News, 12 December 2014

42 Fijians to study in Australia in 2015, Fiji Broadcasting Corporation, 12 December 2014

Debate on education policies has barely scratched the surface, Japan News, 12 December 2014

OBHE discusses importance of private education, Study Travel Magazine, 11 December 2014

Prestigious American Education in Prague, Prague Post (Czech Republic), 11 December 2014

Father of Web tells Putin: Internet is not a ‘CIA project’, Khaleej Times (UAE), 11 December 2014

Universities clueless about student freedom, says ex-Umno minister, Malaysia Insider, 11 December 2014

Why Africa should be the next focus for UK global higher education drive, Conversation UK, 10 December 2014

France plans elite top-10 mega-university, BBC, 9 December 2014

Ethiopia seeks Indian help to revitalise higher education, Daijiworld (India), 9 December 2014

One third of new international degree students in UK transfer from partner institutions abroad, ICEF Monitor, 9 December 2014

Universities rely on agents to recruit international students – they shouldn’t try and hide it, The Conversation UK, 9 December 2014

A Guiding Hand for Colleges With International Ambitions, Chronicle of Higher Education, 8 December 2014

Global Employability University Ranking 2014 results, Times Higher Education, 8 December 2014

Auslandsmobilität auch eine Frage von Geld und sozialer Herkunft, Bildungsklick (Germany), 8 December 2014

Post-’Abenomics’ reforms, Japan Times, 8 December 2014

'Privatization and the Public Good', Inside Higher Ed, 8 December 2014

Saudi Cabinet Shakeup Targets Key Ministries, ABC News, 8 December 2014

Raytheon’s $50m will help start UMass Lowell campus in Kuwait, Boston Globe, 8 December 2014

The past week has been a bitter education in political sabotage, Australian, 6 December 2014

The no-longer public university, University World News, 5 December 2014

138 500 Deutsche studierten 2012 im Ausland, DE STATIS - Statistisches Bundesamt (Germany), 5 December 2014

Meeting Evolving Demands in International Education, Forbes, 5 December 2014

EU Ambassador inaugurates European Higher Education Fair in Kolkata, Times of India, 5 December 2015

House panel probes 'Confucius institutes', Press and Sun Bulletin, 5 December 2014

ISTC to be Headquartered at Nazarbayev University in 2015, Astana Times (Khazakstan), 5 December 2014

Taskforce to ‘future-proof’ the tertiary sector, Australian, 5 December 2014

Help at Hand For Indonesian Students to Study Overseas, Jakarta Globe (Indonesia), 4 December 2014

Canada: HE study permits “on course to be at least 11% up” on 2013, The PIE News, 4 December 2014

Chinese Embassy censors student conference, Palatinate, 4 December 2014

Options for Special-Needs Students Are Few at Egyptian Universities, Al Fanar Media, 3 December 2014

Universities must face online threats - expert, Stuff.co.nz (New Zealand), 3 December 2014

Training stressed for local health practitioners, Daily Times (Pakistan), 3 December 2014

Unthinkable: Has Cardinal John Henry Newman’s vision for universities died?, Irish Times (Republic of Ireland), 2 December 2014

Teaching Essay Writing in Pyongyang, Slate, 2 December 2014

ISIS Takeover In Iraq: Mosul University Students, Faculty Uncertain About The Future Of Higher Education, International Business Times, 2 December 2014

New law gives SUC scholarships to top high school grads, Rappler (Philippines), 2 December 2014

Indian universities, colleges fall victim to hacking operation of Iran, Times of India, 2 December 2014

University deregulation: Senate rejects Education Minister Christopher Pyne's push for higher education reform, 7 News (Australia), 2 December 2014

Universities To Organise Free Online Ebola Courses To 'Demystify' Disease, Huffington Post UK, 2 December 2014

A Flexible Future, Inside Higher Ed, 2 December 2014

Latin America Talent: Best & Worst Countries, Latinvex, 1 December 2014

Thousands of ‘fake’ students at UK's new higher education colleges, Guardian (UK), 1 December 2014

Database to tackle unemployment launched in Bahrain, Trade Arabia (Bahrain), 1 December 2014