What is on the agenda for higher education stakeholders all over
the world? Every week ScienceGuide presents you with a selection of
the most important topics and items trending in social media.
Take 1 - Internationalization
@Organization for Borderless Higher Education:
Gifted flee to foreign fields as Italy strangled by blood ties.
@Robert Visscher: 'Halve foreign students',
Dutch right-wing party says.
Education Services: 20% of higher ed students should spend 3
months studying or training abroad by 2020, EU members have agreed.
Take 2 - Policy
@University of Kent: Can Britain stand alone
from EU deal? Kent professor of politics and international
relations, Richard Whitman, discusses situation.
@The Korea Herald: Korea - The pitfalls of
cutting college tuition in half.
@GlobalHigherEd: 'Striving to be first among
equals' (on higher ed transformations in the Netherlands).
Take 3 - Excellence
@Annie Murphy Paul: Why Asking Questions Might
Not Be The Best Way to Teach.
@Education Futures: The university as a flag of
convenience by John Moravec.
@Science Magazine: Saudi Universities offer cash
in exchange for academic prestige.