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 - R&D
@GlobalHigherEd: Cutting red tape in EU Horizon
2020: 'The devil is in the details'.
@Max Planck Press: Nature Publishing Index -
Global Top 100: Max Planck Institutes on 3rd place after Harvard
& Stanford Universities.
@Scholarly Kitchen: Publishing in a Weak
Peer-Review Culture - Russian Academics and Paid Publication Practices.
Take 2 - Policy
@Nature Magazine: Numbers of young scientists
declining in Japan.
@Deborah Roseveare: Australian government
announces new policies for vocational education and training to
address skill shortages.
for International Higher Education: Top university posts still
elude female academics, study finds.
Take 3 -Teaching
Education: Andreas Schleicher talks to CBC on present best
practices and the future of teaching.
Dearn: "Making Exams More about Learning" by Maryellen Weimer
in Faculty Focus.
@AIR Education: Teacher Turnover Affects All
Students' Achievement, Study Indicates.
…and this week on ScienceGuideEU
@ScienceGuideEU: Next G20 of education and
teaching to be held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
@ScienceGuideEU: 8% of Dutch university
undergraduates decide against degree due to Dutch higher education