On the agenda – Week 17, 2012

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29 april 2012 | Is loan financed higher education sustainable? English students brace themselves. Furthermore, in this week’s “On the agenda”: India plans 200 new universities to be built within the next 5 years and open access is not as simple as it sounds.

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 – Students

@Bloomberg News: England Student DebtUnprecedented as Government Shifts Funding.

@OECDEdu: How can students today develop critical thinking, andunderstand what is true and why? Interview with Harvard ProfessorHoward Gardner.

@International Unit: HE reform key for Europeanjobs and growth – Androulla Vassiliou tells Bologna Process Ministers.

Take 2 – Developing Countries

@OBHE: 200 universities across India in next 5years.

@BostonCIHE: In Brazil, a Conference on Internationalization DebatesIts Dangers.

@WorldEducation Services: Russian universities may choose to issuedebt to improve their academic infrastructure under new autonomy reforms.

Take 3 – R&D

@Scholarly Kitchen: Open access not as simple asit sounds: outgoing ARC boss.

@Julie Harris: Certainty Principle: People WhoHold False Convictions Are Better at Retaining Corrected Information.

@IDW: Researchers from the University of Zurichdiscover new particle at CERN.

…and this week on ScienceGuideEU

@ScienceGuideEU: The new yuppie is a she.

@ScienceGuideEU: Dutch government privatizespublic debt through student loans.

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