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OECD’s PISA results astonish...

Although this publication is devoted to covering higher education news, developments in secondary ed... (+more) Edition: 2010, 12

US: A closer look at doctoral degrees and undergraduate persistence

Two reports providing insight into various aspects of degree completion issues in the United States ... (+more) Edition: 2010, 12

US: Foreign language enrolments grow and diversify, yet challenges remain

On 8 December, the Modern Language Association (MLA) in the United States released the 22nd iteratio... (+more) Edition: 2010, 12

Australia releases new international students’ strategy

Australia’s Minister for Tertiary Education, Senator Chris Evans, introduced a new international s... (+more) Edition: 2010, 12

ASEAN pushes research collaboration and ASEAN Community development

ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) members vowed to collaborate on strengthening the imp... (+more) Edition: 2010, 12

Germany: the long road to Bologna

Germany’s long transition to the Bologna degree structure finally seems to be drawing to a close. ... (+more) Edition: 2010, 12

The Netherlands: Tuition hikes and funding cuts on the horizon?

In November 2010, Dutch ministers announced that they wanted to increase tuition fees by EUR 3 000 t... (+more) Edition: 2010, 12

The Netherlands lays down the “Red Carpet” for international students

Nuffic, The Netherlands Organization for International Cooperation in Higher Education—with the fi... (+more) Edition: 2010, 12

Redefining internationalisation in Hong Kong

On 1 December Hong Kong released the second major review of its higher education system in a decade.... (+more) Edition: 2010, 12

Australia: Visa review plan announced

2010 was an eventful year for Australian (international) higher education (see ACA Newsletter – Ed... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2011, 1

China: “Outstanding Engineering Education and Training Scheme” reviewed

Senior higher education administrators and industrial partners gathered in December 2010 to review t... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2011, 1

Ireland looks strategically toward 2030, but can it deliver?

Taking very seriously the tradition of articulating ambitious resolutions early in the new year, the... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2011, 1

Japan rethinks its internationalisation priorities

The Japanese government looks to be redirecting the strategic foci of its higher education internati... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2011, 1

Malaysia adjusts academic calendar

On 17 January 2011, Malaysia's Minister of Higher Education, Mohamed Khaled Nordin, announced in his... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2011, 1

US: A Carnegie Classifications update and new money for short programmes

For just the sixth time since introducing the Carnegie Classifications of Institutions of Higher Edu... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2011, 1

Hungary: Students’ union reacts to proposed new higher education law

The government of Hungary, which currently holds the EU Presidency, announced in October 2010 a plan... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2011, 1

Italy and Romania – (higher) education reforms at last...

During the past two years, both Italy and Romania (see ACA Newsletter – Education Europe, April 20... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2011, 1

US: China and Cuba in focus for study abroad

Two unique destinations for American study abroad programming have garnered some special attention i... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2011, 1

Recognising “world class” contributions to education: The WISE Prize

In a unique development not unrelated to ongoing global discussions of excellence, relevance and imp... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2011, 1

The Netherlands: New higher education accreditation system implemented

The new assessment frameworks for the Dutch higher education accreditation system announced on 6 Dec... (+logon/subscribe for more) Edition: 2011, 1