On the agenda – Week 12, 2012

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23 maart 2012 | How to cut red tape to free European Research? For the EU’s Horizon 2020 ‘the devil is in the details’. Furthermore, in this week’s “On the agenda”: Japan’s policies and an aging society lead to declining numbers of young scientists and a top OECD expert talks about the future of teaching.

What is on the agenda for higher education stakeholders all overthe world? Every week ScienceGuide presents you with a selection ofthe most important topics and items trending in social media.

Take 1 – R&D

@GlobalHigherEd: Cutting red tape in EU Horizon2020: ‘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 WeakPeer-Review Culture – Russian Academics and Paid Publication Practices.

Take 2 – Policy

@Nature Magazine: Numbers of young scientistsdeclining in Japan.

@Deborah Roseveare: Australian governmentannounces new policies for vocational education and training toaddress skill shortages.

@Centerfor International Higher Education: Top university posts stillelude female academics, study finds.

Take 3 -Teaching

@OECDEducation: Andreas Schleicher talks to CBC on present bestpractices and the future of teaching.

@JohnDearn: “Making Exams More about Learning” by Maryellen Weimerin Faculty Focus.

@AIR Education: Teacher Turnover Affects AllStudents’ Achievement, Study Indicates.

…and this week on ScienceGuideEU

@ScienceGuideEU: Next G20 of education andteaching to be held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

@ScienceGuideEU: 8% of Dutch universityundergraduates decide against degree due to Dutch higher educationfinancing penalty.

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