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Utbildningssektorn startar initiativ kring digitalisering i högre utbildning

Utbildningssektorn startar initiativ kring digitalisering i högre utbildning | UniverCities and Modernisation of higher education | Scoop.it
EdTech Sweden är ett initiativ som samlar högskolor, statlig utbildningsanordnare, en forskningsstiftelse inom näringslivet, utbildningsföretag,...

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Webinar: Tracking and Measuring Community Engagement - The Talloires Network

Webinar: Tracking and Measuring Community Engagement - The Talloires Network | UniverCities and Modernisation of higher education | Scoop.it
Community engagement involves many diverse partnerships, activities, methods, locations, audiences, and purposes, and thus, can be difficult to track and measure.

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Shrinking Enrollments in Poland - Inside Higher Ed

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Shrinking Enrollments in Poland Inside Higher Ed "By 2016, the number of places on offer in state universities will be equal to the number of teenagers graduating from high school," explains Witold Bielecki, rector of Kozminski University in...
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Universities push for increased government support - The Australian Financial Review

Universities push for increased government support - The Australian Financial Review | UniverCities and Modernisation of higher education | Scoop.it
NEWS.com.au Universities push for increased government support The Australian Financial Review In a pre-budget submission to the government, the universities' peak body, Universities Australia (UA), called for the current indexation system for...
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Nuclear weapons research body gives £8m a year to British universities - The Guardian

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They are Imperial College in London and the universities of Cambridge, Bristol, Heriot-Watt in Edinburgh and Cranfield in Bedfordshire and Wiltshire.
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Ministers criticise vice chancellors' pay as universities budget is cut - The Guardian

Ministers criticise vice chancellors' pay as universities budget is cut - The Guardian | UniverCities and Modernisation of higher education | Scoop.it
The Guardian Ministers criticise vice chancellors' pay as universities budget is cut The Guardian In a long awaited letter setting out financial conditions for the year ahead to the English higher education funding body HEFCE, business secretary...
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 UK public funding for #higher education will be cut by £125m. Poorer students will lose tens of millions.

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Unaffordable cities: Berlin the renters' haven hit by green fog of eco-scams

Unaffordable cities: Berlin the renters' haven hit by green fog of eco-scams | UniverCities and Modernisation of higher education | Scoop.it
Landlords are frequently using loopholes in environmental regulations to 'renovate' properties and push up their rates (http://t.co/vUSzp6Nm1G)
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Davos 2014 - Regulating Innovation

http://www.weforum.org/ How should regulatory and policy frameworks be designed to foster science and technology-driven growth? Dimensions to be addressed: -...

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Disrupt everything: 22 Nigerian startups and problems worth solving

Disrupt everything: 22 Nigerian startups and problems worth solving | UniverCities and Modernisation of higher education | Scoop.it
Nigeria's startup scene is one of the most vibrant on the African continent. Nigerians are innovating in many areas, chasing the next big thing in a country where the audience is abundant and the o...

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The Mayors Challenge: Sparking Government Innovation In European Cities

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2013-2014 Mayors Challenge—a competition to inspire European cities to come up with bold ideas that solve major problems...


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5 Resolutions to Amplify Your Nonprofit’s 2013 Fundraising Strategy

5 Resolutions to Amplify Your Nonprofit’s 2013 Fundraising Strategy | UniverCities and Modernisation of higher education | Scoop.it
The new year means a clean slate for your organization’s fundraising strategy. Here are 5 resolutions you should consider keeping in 2013.

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To celebrate World Water Day (Alternative water oecd193 life-member of the science and technology improving the quality / knowledge services), climate change, global environmental services restored knowledge.
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In addition to this great article, my nonprofit clients have gotten funds in a unique way: http://youtu.be/zQOmAbwDL_0

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I've started my non-profit and I'm open for funding! Any and all suggestions are open and welcome.
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Universities 'bend the facts' in dodgy student prospectuses - Telegraph.co.uk

Universities 'bend the facts' in dodgy student prospectuses - Telegraph.co.uk | UniverCities and Modernisation of higher education | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.uk Universities 'bend the facts' in dodgy student prospectuses Telegraph.co.uk Commenting on the study, Paul Temple, reader in higher education management at the University of London's Institute of Education, said that some of the...
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Global Dialogue on the Future of Higher Education Internationalization

Global Dialogue on the Future of Higher Education Internationalization | UniverCities and Modernisation of higher education | Scoop.it
By Fanta Aw The International Education Association of South Africa (IEASA) in January hosted a historic global dialogue on the challenges related to internationalization of higher education and the responsibility of ...

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Student visas: new immigration minister ups the ante

Student visas: new immigration minister ups the ante | UniverCities and Modernisation of higher education | Scoop.it
The government’s new immigration minister has threatened to make it tougher for education institutions to keep their student visa licences.
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Are Systems Bad for Flagships? - Inside Higher Ed

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Indeed, it may be that university systems are inimical to the health of public flagship universities and to the states and regions they serve.
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Universities Can Help Solve World's Problems Through Social Innovation - Huffington Post

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Universities Can Help Solve World's Problems Through Social Innovation Huffington Post Now imagine how universities -- with their vast resources, research capabilities and connections -- in concert with government, civil society and business...
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Emerging economies – Rankings in context - University World News

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Emerging economies – Rankings in context
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Progress is clearly being made, and the results are beginning to show in the Times Higher Education, or THE, World University Rankings.

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Govt gets 9 proposals for self-financed universities - Indian Express

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Govt gets 9 proposals for self-financed universities
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The ambitious initiative on self-financed universities in Maharashtra has so far received detailed project reports (DPRs) from nine groups or educational institutes.
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Ancient Egypts Superior Technology & Science EP2 (Documentary)

Ancient Egypts Superior Technology & Science EP2 (Documentary) | UniverCities and Modernisation of higher education | Scoop.it
In this episode, evidence that the Ancient Egyptians used high level technology to construct pyramids and temples is shown. Scientists discuss the source of ...

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YouthSight shows how to tap irrational postgrad decision-making

YouthSight shows how to tap irrational postgrad decision-making | UniverCities and Modernisation of higher education | Scoop.it
Firm looks at potential for using behavioural economics in student recruitment (Firm looks into the use of behavioural economics in recruiting postgrad students: http://t.co/3QD9LUdMks via @timeshighered)...
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The attack on higher ed — and why we should welcome it - by George Siemens

The attack on higher ed — and why we should welcome it  - by George Siemens | UniverCities and Modernisation of higher education | Scoop.it
George Siemens taught the first MOOC back in 2008. He shares his take on why they're still valid -- and what might happen next in higher ed.

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MOOC's are still linear. We need structural change that is not being explored to any great extent.

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India's entrepreneurial landscape

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Entrepreneurs in India don't have it easy. Research underlines the country's challenging entrepreneurial environment, and yet, of the 20 countries surveyed, India looks poised  to become one of the fastest rising stars among the world’s emerging economies.


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Global Education Week 2012 : Global Education Magazine

Global Education Week 2012 : Global Education Magazine | UniverCities and Modernisation of higher education | Scoop.it

“ The European Global Education Week is an annual awareness raising event encouraging global education practices in the member States of the Council of Europe and beyond. Global Education (which encompasses ...”


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Demand drives increase in casual staff at universities - The Australian

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Demand drives increase in casual staff at universities The Australian "The massive increase in casual staff certainly reflects the demand-driven system, but it also reflects the changing nature of the workforce more generally and the fact that...
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