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The 7 best US universities founded in the last 50 years

The 7 best US universities founded in the last 50 years | The University Times | Scoop.it
These universities are young, but powerful.
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As they grow, they contribute, no-one makes space for them but themselves! The majority of Universities in Australia are less than 50 years old!

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11 Habits of an Effective Teacher | Effective E...

11 Habits of an Effective Teacher | Effective E... | The University Times | Scoop.it
Yes #education "@edutopia: What’s missing? Read the complete list here: http://t.co/4J2BnVWwgB. #BestofEdutopia http://t.co/tUXYa1JMY3"
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Science education centres are creating Australia's young innovators

Science education centres are creating Australia's young innovators | The University Times | Scoop.it
Schools alone are not the answer to improved science education.
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First-Generation College-Goers: Unprepared and Behind

First-Generation College-Goers: Unprepared and Behind | The University Times | Scoop.it
Kids who are the first in their families to brave the world of higher education come on campus with little academic know-how and are much more likely than their peers to drop out before graduation.
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In education-crazy South Korea, top teachers become multimillionaires

In education-crazy South Korea, top teachers become multimillionaires | The University Times | Scoop.it
A nation devoted to its studies means that top tutors have large followings — and the pay to match.
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Daniel Goldberg: How Syracuse University nurtures entrepreneurship and helped him create the future

Daniel Goldberg: How Syracuse University nurtures entrepreneurship and helped him create the future | The University Times | Scoop.it
"Instead of thinking of the reasons why something can't be done, I think of all the reasons why it can be done."

Via Skip Boykin
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Brilliant, impactful life transformations. 

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Conditions of the university | Radical Philosophy

Conditions of the university | Radical Philosophy | The University Times | Scoop.it
Martin McQuillan on Andrew McGettigan, 'The Great University Gamble' and the state of British higher education today (Review: The Great University Gamble: Money, Markets and the Future of Education http://t.co/vZHxxkd6Bp)...
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Is there a limit to higher education’s privatisation? - University World News

Is there a limit to higher education’s privatisation? - University World News | The University Times | Scoop.it
RT @Elementa_Ltd: Is there a limit to higher education’s privatisation? - University World News: http://t.co/OS6my3tJBF
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FutureLearn and free courses: is this what students really want?

FutureLearn and free courses: is this what students really want? | The University Times | Scoop.it
Moocs are an online product of current higher education offline, says Stephen Caddick – standardised and one-size-fits-all (.@RedaLearning is this what students really want?
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College

College | The University Times | Scoop.it
One of the reasons people go to university is so they can get a job. This works because companies have the faith that going through university gives a potential employee the skills that they want. ...
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Nation’s universities battle administrative bloat

Nation’s universities battle administrative bloat http://t.co/DMhHMGIg...
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Universities rise to Asian Century challenge - The Australian

Universities rise to Asian Century challenge - The Australian | The University Times | Scoop.it
Universities rise to Asian Century challengeThe AustralianA NEW China strategy role and Indonesian language scholarships are among early examples of universities taking up the challenge of the Asian Century white paper.
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Canada International Law University Programs

International #Law programs and degrees offered by universities in Canada - http://t.co/n9Vnkj2r...
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These Will Be The Five Biggest Education Issues Of 2015

These Will Be The Five Biggest Education Issues Of 2015 | The University Times | Scoop.it
In 2014, teachers were upset about excessive standardized tests, women were upset about campus sexual assault, kids were upset about gross school lunches.
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The Importance of Being Good: Moral Philosophy in the Italian Universities, 1300–1600 - Medievalists.net

The Importance of Being Good: Moral Philosophy in the Italian Universities, 1300–1600 - Medievalists.net | The University Times | Scoop.it
This paper therefore explores how important moral philosophy was, during the Italian Renaissance, as an independent university subject, and whether its status had a direct relationship with that of rhetorical studies...
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Rwanda ‘Maranyundo Girls School’: A Model for Empowerment

Rwanda ‘Maranyundo Girls School’: A Model for Empowerment | The University Times | Scoop.it
  In Rwanda, a quiet revolution is emerging at the Maranyundo Girls School – a model program for empowering economically vulnerable girls and educating them as future community leaders.
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HBMSU Board of Governors issues directives to establish university’s leadership in national classification of higher education institutions

HBMSU Board of Governors issues directives to establish university’s leadership in national classification of higher education institutions | The University Times | Scoop.it
UAE: During its first regular meeting for the Academic Year 2014-2015, the Board of Governors of the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) discussed the new system for the national classification of higher education institutions in the UAE.
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Looking forward to more top quality Universities helping to build the UAE

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UK higher education: let′s not follow the leader but develop our own vision

UK higher education: let′s not follow the leader but develop our own vision | The University Times | Scoop.it
An avalanche is coming. Education is broken. Classrooms kill creativity. Higher education is a rotten tree being hit by lightning.

All these things have been said about higher education recently (Clay Shirky wrote the last one if you′re interested).
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Homesick students need help from universities, study says

Homesick students need help from universities, study says | The University Times | Scoop.it
Universities should ensure they have strategies to stop students feeling homesick as they begin their studies, experts say.
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Study In Your Major | Study In Education | Study Abroad For Education Majors | Study Education Abroad | CISabroad.com

Study In Your Major | Study In Education | Study Abroad For Education Majors | Study Education Abroad | CISabroad.com | The University Times | Scoop.it
If you want to get into the field of teaching, then studying abroad in
education is the perfect way to gain experience beyond the classroom.
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University_of_the_future_2012.pdf | Information Technology in Teacher Education

University_of_the_future_2012.pdf | Information Technology in Teacher Education | The University Times | Scoop.it
University_of_the_future_2012.pdf http://t.co/zDmZdcOg
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Critical thinking critical to teaching - The Drum Opinion (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

It is important to recognise that critical thinking is not an optional extra in education. It is fundamental. (RT @Amendor: It is important to recognise that critical thinking is not an optional extra in education.
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EPA Recognizes 18 Universities for Food Waste Reduction

SAN FRANCISCO – In celebration of America Recycles Day 2012 (November 15), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will honor 18 California, Nevada, Arizona, and Guam universities for their participation in the EPA's ...
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India needs more universities: Narayanasamy - TwoCircles.net

India needs more universities: Narayanasamy - TwoCircles.net | The University Times | Scoop.it
Aaj Ki KhabarIndia needs more universities: NarayanasamyTwoCircles.netNew Delhi : The country needs more universities offering technical and research education, V.
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