Special Reports – Global Edition
This Special Report investigates how successful university graduates are in obtaining work commensurate with their qualifications after completing their studies.
The third phase of HERANA – Higher Education Research and Advocacy Network in Africa – kicked off at a workshop held in Stellenbosch, South Africa, late last year and will run for two years. The international research project, the longest and biggest of its kind in Africa, is led by the Centre for Higher Education Transformation and funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York. University World News, a partner to HERANA, was there.
University World News unpacks the Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange measuring student mobility in and out of the United States. It was published by the Institute of International Education on 17 November.
WISE – the World Innovation Summit for Education – was held in Qatar last week. Lucy Hodges was there for University World News.
The South African Technology Network held its 9th Annual International SATN Conference in Cape Town from 12-14 October, under the theme "Partnerships for Innovation and Development – Making it happen. Making it matter". University World News reports.
Last week University World News published a special edition on the costs of higher education to students around the world, and how much debt they are accumulating. This week we continue to cover this globally important topic in a special report.
As part of this special coverage on what it costs the world’s students to obtain a degree, the following articles are based on information drawn from various chapters in the OECD report, Education at a Glance 2014, released last month.
At the 6th International Conference on Quality Assurance in Higher Education in Africa, Ard Jongsma finds major developments underway in quality assurance and accreditation across the continent.
The OECD published its Education at a Glance 2014 report last Tuesday. University World News reports on aspects of post-school education across the OECD’s 34 member nations and 10 other countries.
The 4th Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture – RUFORUM – was held from 19-25 July in the Mozambique capital Maputo. Senior University World News writer Munyaradzi Makoni was there. RUFORUM, a consortium of 42 universities in 19 countries, celebrates the tenth anniversary of its establishment this year.
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