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Headscarves keep haunting Turkey

As we reported in the February edition of ACA Newsletter – Education Europe, on February 9, t... (+more) Edition: 2008, 6

New Secretary General in the Association of African Universities

The Association of African Universities (AAU) has announced the appointment of their new Secretary G... (+more) Edition: 2008, 6

New Zealand seeks to leverage Bologna

“New Zealand higher education strives to leverage advantage from its compatibility with the Bologn... (+more) Edition: 2008, 6

Plagiarism plagues UK universities

According to the results of the second phase of the UK Academic Misconduct Benchmarking Research Pro... (+more) Edition: 2008, 6

Concerted action in Africa

The African Network for the Internationalisation of Education (ANIE) will be launched via a major op... (+more) Edition: 2008, 7

Does money make the university world go around?

In a recently published paper in its Outcomes from institutional audit-series, the UK Quality Assura... (+more) Edition: 2008, 7

Operation Campus ready for take-off

As announced in last month’s edition of the ACA Newsletter - Education Europe, the remaining ... (+more) Edition: 2008, 7

Ranking à la carte

University rankings have been the source of much dispute. Their methodologies, if not their very exi... (+more) Edition: 2008, 7

Germany invests in transnational education by establishing joint universities

Germany and Turkey have agreed to open a joint university in Istanbul by late 2009 to bolster cultur... (+more) Edition: 2008, 7

Universities' influence on economy grows in the UK

According to the recent Higher Education - Business and Community Interaction (HE-BCI) survey, UK hi... (+more) Edition: 2008, 7

With "Asian Erasmus" towards heart-to-heart trust

Japan’s Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda recently updated the so-called Fukuda Doctrine created in 1977... (+more) Edition: 2008, 7

International enrolments stagnate in German higher education

The enrolment of foreign students in Germany is developing somewhat disappointingly. The 2008 editio... (+more) Edition: 2008, 7

German higher education: teaching in need of improvement

The German Science and Humanities Council (Wissenschaftsrat) has identified substantial deficiencies... (+more) Edition: 2008, 7

High expectations about quality assurance in Southeast Asia

In July, quality assurance agencies in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) convened i... (+more) Edition: 2008, 8

German students happy and optimistic

A recent student survey of the German Federal Ministry of Education on the conditions of study and t... (+more) Edition: 2008, 8

No surprises in the list of World’s top universities

The 2008 Academic Ranking of World Universities by the Shanghai Jiao Tong University has been offici... (+more) Edition: 2008, 8

Second round of universities auditing in France – on the way to autonomy

Valerie Pécresse, the French Minister for Higher Education and Research, while preparing to table t... (+more) Edition: 2008, 8

Greece attempts to jump on privatisation train

The course of privatisation of higher education in Greece never did run smooth. Though government of... (+more) Edition: 2008, 8

The British Council gets INSPIREd

On September 18th, the British Council is to launch the INSPIRE Project – International Strat... (+more) Edition: 2008, 8

The class of 2020: Japan more open to foreign students

The Japanese government has just issued an outline of ways to increase the number of foreign student... (+more) Edition: 2008, 8