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KENYA: Bogus colleges crackdown, 21 charged

Xov, 19/01/2012 - 10:22
Kenya has published new rules and put more than 200 institutions on notice in a crackdown that will see 21 managers facing criminal charges for operating illegal colleges, with 63 having been close...
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SRI LANKA: Private universities bill halted, for now

Mér, 18/01/2012 - 16:11
After weeks of escalating opposition, Sri Lanka's higher education minister has temporarily withdrawn a proposed Private University Bill. But he is hoping to present a quality assurance bill to par...
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SWEDEN: 'Balance' rules hit Danish exchanges

Mar, 17/01/2012 - 20:17
Lund University Rector Per Eriksson has appealed to the Swedish and Danish ministries of higher education to tackle difficulties impeding student exchanges between the two countries as a result of ...
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NORWAY: Mass killer tells of US diploma racket

Mar, 17/01/2012 - 10:18
Anders Behring Breivik, the Norwegian far-right extremist who confessed to killing 77 people last year in a bombing and shooting spree, has claimed during police questioning that he earned a net in...
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SOUTH AFRICA: Plan for 1.5 million students by 2030

Dom, 15/01/2012 - 08:55
South Africa's government plans to raise university enrolments from ...
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HAITI: US universities help rebuild higher education

Dom, 15/01/2012 - 08:54
Two years after suffering an earthquake that wreaked massive damage on universities, Haiti's higher education sector has benefited from international efforts that have revamped buildings and helped...
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MALAWI: Lecturers resume work, but tensions persist

Dom, 15/01/2012 - 08:49
Lecturers in Malawi have resolved to return to work to end nearly a ...
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ZIMBABWE: Diamond sales to fund student grants

Dom, 15/01/2012 - 08:48
The Zimbabwean government has relaunched student grants, to be finan...
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NORTH AFRICA: Democracy vs academic freedom?

Dom, 15/01/2012 - 08:36
On 5 January Tunisian Salafists, ultra-conservative Muslims, ended a ...
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MAURITANIA: University reforms to bridge divides

Dom, 15/01/2012 - 08:34
A government commission has been created in Mauritania with the aim ...
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US: New York campus bid to be innovation capital

Dom, 15/01/2012 - 07:28
Cornell University and Technion-Israel Institute of Technology's win...
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GLOBAL: Dynamic time for international partnerships

Dom, 15/01/2012 - 07:23
This is a dynamic moment for international academic partnerships, a ...
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EUROPE: US model threatens European traditions

Dom, 15/01/2012 - 07:22
Regions are becoming ever-more important in the ongoing internationalisation and globalisation of higher education and research. In this process one region, the United States, has for a long time s...
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NETHERLANDS: Germany should pay for student influx

Dom, 15/01/2012 - 07:17
The Dutch junior education minister has demanded compensation from ...
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GERMANY: University admissions chaos looms

Dom, 15/01/2012 - 07:05
Students in Germany applying for admission-restricted subjects will face chaotic enrolment conditions until at least mid-2013 due to technical problems dogging the introduction of new online nation...
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GLOBAL: Universities need to be vocal about inclusion

Dom, 15/01/2012 - 06:56
Across the United States, there are thousands of high school seniors preparing for their first year of college. Some of those students have disabilities and learning disorders. But many major unive...
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GLOBAL: Academic freedom reports worldwide

Dom, 15/01/2012 - 06:54
In Iran, another scientist has died in a bomb attack strongly resemb...
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INDIA: Lawyers to protest higher education bill

Dom, 15/01/2012 - 06:53
The Bar Council of India has strongly opposed the inclusion of legal education under the proposed National Commission for Higher Education and Research (NCHER) and urged the government to remove th...
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INDIA: Bills spark fears of 'police raj' on education

Dom, 15/01/2012 - 06:52
Three bills the Indian government has lined up to regulate higher education have been described as "draconian" by private institutions, which fear their enactment will bring the segment under a "po...
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UK: University research misconduct 'alive and well'

Dom, 15/01/2012 - 06:51
Research misconduct is "alive and well" at UK universities, the British Medical Journal has claimed, writes Jack Grove for Times Higher Education. Findings from a...
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