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Digital Fashion: Cómo la era digital está transformando la industria de la moda (with images, tweets) · ESADE

La moda es un factor importante en el mundo digital. Por este motivo, el Executive Master en Digital Business (EMDB) de ESADE organizó una mesa redonda moderada por el director del programa, Xavier Busquets, para tratar el tema con expertos del sector.
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Graduates from elite universities earn no more than those from technical ... - Sydney Morning Herald

Graduates from elite universities earn no more than those from technical ... - Sydney Morning Herald | Higher Ed, Universities, Research | Scoop.it
Students who graduate from elite universities do not earn any more over their lifetimes than if they had attended a less prestigious technology university, according to a new report.
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Higher education and the post-2015 development goals – UNESCO

In a new briefing report, UNESCO has identified tertiary education as a fundamental element towards progress in each of 16 proposed post-2015 global sustainable development goals.

According to the report (http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0022/002296/229603E.pdf), Sustainable Development Post-2015 Begins with Education, higher education is intertwined with the suggested global development targets that will replace the current United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals when they expire next year. (...) - University World News, by Wachira Kigotho, 26 September 2014,  Issue No:336


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[Maroc] Enseignement supérieur La rupture attendue de la réforme de la réforme

[Maroc] Enseignement supérieur La rupture attendue de la réforme de la réforme | Higher Ed, Universities, Research | Scoop.it
- Rendre effective l’autonomie des universités - Une refonte de la politique de la recherche scientifique. Les facs, fabriques à chômage? Cette image qui colle à la peau de l’université est certes entretenue par les difficultés croissantes des diplômés à trouver du travail, mais elle ne doit pas occulter l’émergence des îlots de performance. Les facultés des sciences et techniques -les FST- comme on les appelle dans la profession, ont démontré que l’on peut faire bouger les montagnes et qu’il n’y avait pas de fatalité à la détérioration de la qualité de l’enseignement. (...) - Leconomiste.com, 09/09/2014
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[Norway] Official study slams university rankings as ‘useless’

A government-commissioned study of the placement of Norwegian universities in global rankings – in particular compared to other Nordic institutions – has concluded that even the top rankings are so based on subjective weightings of factors and on dubious data that they are useless as a basis for information if the goal is to improve higher education. The Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research commissioned the Nordic Institute for Studies in Innovation, Research and Education, or NIFU, to analyse Norwegian universities’ placements on international university rankings. (...) - University World News, by Jan Petter Myklebust, 19 September 2014 Issue No:335
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Online vs Traditional Education

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.@Yale 94% of Millennials seeking MOOCs for higher education #school #mooc #backtoschool http://t.co/npQaoFtSBb
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Universities need to re-think the way they offer module choices - The Guardian

Universities need to re-think the way they offer module choices - The Guardian | Higher Ed, Universities, Research | Scoop.it
Restrictive modules and option blocks are preventing students from studying their preferred topics
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Foreign students boost Michigan universities, local economies - Detroit Free Press

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Foreign students boost Michigan universities, local economies
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In the six months that he has been in Detroit, Gabriel Da Silva Gratival has started to figure the city out.
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American Money: 529's a Higher Education Tool - Huffington Post (blog)

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American Money: 529's a Higher Education Tool
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But building financial security also depends on wise use of credit and on building assets from as early an age as possible.
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Why Higher Education Cannot Resist Disruptive Change - Forbes

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Why Higher Education Cannot Resist Disruptive Change
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In the digital age, higher education, willingly or unwillingly, will undergo disruptive change. Existing institutions can lead the change or become its victim.
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The Content Marketing Matrix For Higher Education

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Higher education institutions have to master the Content Marketing Matrix in order to turn a prospective applicant into a student.
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Academia is disconnected from the real world - FT.com

Academia is disconnected from the real world - FT.com | Higher Ed, Universities, Research | Scoop.it
Through a recent survey to more than 40 chief executives, published by Duke Corporate Education in 2013, chief executives have revealed the top skills they are looking for in business school graduates. They named key proficiencies such as problem-sol
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Free Higher Education Is a Human Right

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Social mobility in the United States is at or near its lowest point in modern history. A nation that prides itself on the "only in America" myth has fallen far behind other countries in this, the primary measurement of an equal-opportunity ...
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Have our universities been privatised by stealth?

Have our universities been privatised by stealth? | Higher Ed, Universities, Research | Scoop.it
England’s universities are embarking on a massive programme of expansion. It’s only likely to increase the divide between the elite institutions and the rest, writes Julian Coman
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[Austria] University leaders concerned over lack of funding

University leaders in Austria are urging the government to provide higher education and research with extra funding. They are above all concerned that without extra support, the country could fail to keep pace with international developments.

Universities Austria, or uniko, representing the heads of the country’s public higher education institutions, has called on the government to “invest in the country’s intellectual infrastructure”. (...) - University World News, by Michael Gardner,26 September 2014 Issue No:336


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Quels sont les Canaux Sociaux les plus Utilisés au Monde? [Stats] | Emarketinglicious

Quels sont les Canaux Sociaux les plus Utilisés au Monde? [Stats] | Emarketinglicious | Higher Ed, Universities, Research | Scoop.it

Avec plus d'1,2 milliard d'utilisateurs dans le monde, on peut se demander s'il y a une vie en dehors de Facebook.


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Mali: Enseignement supérieur : FLSL, le spectre nouvelle année blanche plane sur les étudiants en langues

Mali: Enseignement supérieur : FLSL, le spectre nouvelle année blanche plane sur les étudiants en langues | Higher Ed, Universities, Research | Scoop.it
En classe depuis quelques mois, les étudiants de la faculté des Lettres et des Sciences du langage, filière Anglaise, risquent de perdre une année de plus. Le vendredi 05 septembre dernier, au lendemain de l’accueil solennel des 9 nouveaux docteurs en Anglais soutenus à l’Université d’Education de Winneba à Accra (GHANA), par le ministre de l’enseignement supérieur et de la recherche scientifique, l’administration de la dite faculté et le comité AEEM ont eu un entretien. A la suite duquel, la possibilité d’une année blanche est à prévoir. Selon le Doyen, Bougoutié Coulibaly, le nerf du problème c’est les heures supplémentaires des professeurs. (...) - maliactu.net, par Diabate Kadidia, 14/09/2014
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Les États-Unis déjà dans l'après-Mooc

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Aux États-Unis, on parle beaucoup moins des Mooc qu'il y a deux ans. Ils continuent pourtant de bouleverser l'enseignement supérieur américain. Tour d'horizon des questions qui... (...) - EducPros, Jessica Gourdon, 25.09.2014
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Last German state to do away with university tuition fees

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ALL GERMAN universities will be free of charge when term starts next week after fees were abandoned in Lower Saxony, the last of seven states to charge.
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Cultural Realities Of Latin American Entrepreneurship

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 One of the brilliant things about tech leaders and pundits in Silicon Valley is their true passion for entrepreneurship and their belief in the power of the human spirit and intellect.
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A-level reform: Top universities want more money for schools - TES News

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A-level reform: Top universities want more money for schools
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Elite Russell Group universities want ministers to provide schools with more funding, teacher training and resources to ensure that reformed A-levels are taught properly.
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Korean universities offer summer courses for int'l students

A growing number of college students are choosing to spend their summer breaks in Korea, not on vacation but to shore up their academic credentials. They're taking advantage of Korean universities...
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Business Schools through social networks

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Ranking of the major European business schools through social networks : France
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Cursos online gratuitos y reconocidos por universidades de prestigio que comienzan en mayo

Información y actualidad laboral, reclutamiento y recursos humanos. Consejos y ayuda para encontrar trabajo, impulsar tu carrera, mejorar tu curriculum.
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International Students on Pinterest

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“Computer Systems Institute has thousands of international students from all over the world. CSI offers many affordable ESL programs including multiple Intensive English and Academic English programs.”
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