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UK scholars under pressure

A survey of 1,700 UK scholars reveals that the majority of academics fear the effects of funding pre... (+more) Edition: 2008, 4

From chavs to graduates - UK admissions system to be reformed?

In order to widen access to higher education, the UK Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities... (+more) Edition: 2008, 4

Germany OECD - bad marks in education

The 2008 OECD Economic Survey of Germany states that the country has been enjoying a strong cyclical... (+more) Edition: 2008, 4

Education collapses in Zimbabwe

The Boston Globe reports a complete collapse of education in Zimbabwe. The catastrophic economic dev... (+more) Edition: 2008, 4

Spanish universities are to listen to a different drummer

The Spanish premier José Luis Zapatero presented his new cabinet on April 12. What at first glance ... (+more) Edition: 2008, 4

Greek philosophy of student allocation

The demographic shift of labour away from the areas outside economic centres has forced many Europea... (+more) Edition: 2008, 5

Violence blows up in Zimbabwe

Last month the ACA Newsletter – Education Europe reported on the chaotic elections in Zimbabw... (+more) Edition: 2008, 5

Austrians promote gender equality

The Austrian Government is planning to introduce a women quota on the university governing boar... (+more) Edition: 2008, 5

Canada and the US welcome foreign talent

Canada and the US have both recently made changes to their work permit regulations for international... (+more) Edition: 2008, 5

France aims to tame students

The French authorities have decided to tackle the problem of the huge number of university students ... (+more) Edition: 2008, 5

ASEM Education Ministerial Meeting in Berlin

On 5-6 May 2008, the eyes of education stakeholders in the 43 ASEM countries were on Berlin, which w... (+more) Edition: 2008, 5

China curbs production of doctorates

According to the China View the Chinese education minister has decided to slow down the expansion of... (+more) Edition: 2008, 5

Demography problem in higher education in Russia

University World News reports that president Yeltsin’s economic shock therapy in Russia in the 90... (+more) Edition: 2008, 5

Finns join the Nordic front of HE internationalisation

Following the example of its neighbours Norway and Sweden, the Finnish Ministry of Education is revi... (+more) Edition: 2008, 5

Indian students spend USD 13 billion for study abroad

According to industry body ASSOCHAM, over USD 13 billion is spent per annum by about 450 000 Indian ... (+more) Edition: 2008, 5

A new education minister in Italy

Italian general elections in April 2008 led to the establishment of a new government under the leade... (+more) Edition: 2008, 5

20th anniversary of the Magna Charta Universitatum

On 18 September 1988, some 400 rectors from universities worldwide signed the Magna Charta Universit... (+more) Edition: 2008, 6

Brand new brand for Denmark

As we reported in last month’s edition of the ACA Newsletter – Education Europe, the Nordic... (+more) Edition: 2008, 6

Chinese universities compete for their best students

In China the annual national college entrance examination is drawing closer and universities are vyi... (+more) Edition: 2008, 6

Education gap grows in Canada

According to the analysis of the 2006 census by the executive director of the Association for Canadi... (+more) Edition: 2008, 6