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  • On the agenda - Week 15, 2012

    - Why should British students not study in the Netherlands? A UK university lobbyist explains. Furthermore, in this week’s “On the agenda”: an OECD expert stresses the importance of excellent teaching and scientists dissect North-Korea’s failed attempt to launch a satellite.

    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

    @Universities UK: Are British students flocking en masse to study at Dutch universities? Read Nicola Dandridge's comment article.

    @EAIE: South Korean higher education and research internationalizes.

    @Nuffic: Impact of Dutch higher education qualification on career of overseas students.

    Take 2 - Policy

    @Andreas Schleicher: You can't get around the need for great teaching.

    @World Bank Education: Are Countries' Investments in Tertiary Education Making a Difference? Public vs. private spending.

    @CIHE: Good university leadership works, research suggests.

     Take 3 - Research

    @Union of Concerned Scientists: Determining if North Korea launch is intended to put satellite in orbit or = long-range missile launch and other insights.

    @Creative Commons: World Bank announces Open Access Policy and launches Open Knowledge Repository under Creative Commons.

    @University of Gothenburg: English makes adolescents less motivated to learn a new language.

    …and this week on ScienceGuideEU

    @ScienceGuideEU: What drives English students to the Netherlands.

    @ScienceGuideEU: Dutch quantum leap for quantum computing, exclusive interview on ScienceGuide.