International Student Mobility: Patterns and Trends

By Line Verbik, Research Manager, Hobsons and Veronica Lasanowski, Research Officer, The Observatory on Borderless Higher Education Over the past 10-15 years international student mobility has become an increasingly important part of the global higher education landscape. The total number of mobile tertiary education students…

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Developments in Central Asian Higher Education

By Sharon Powell WES Coordinator of Resources Development The collapse of the Soviet Union had a profound impact on the education systems of Central Asia. Drastic cuts in funding; the cessation of directives and guidance from Moscow; the repatriation of Russian administrators back to Russia;…

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European Curriculum Reform

By Nick Clark Editor, World Education News & Reviews The Bologna reform movement is almost 8 years old, and by now most people familiar with the process are well aware that the new structure of European degrees is based on a model of three- to…

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University Rankings: Spain

On this page: Commercial Initiatives: • El Mundo “50 Carreras Non-commercial Ranking: • Ranking 2005 El Mundo “50 Carreras” <http://aula.elmundo.es/aula/especiales/2006/50carreras/index.html> The Madrid-based daily newspaper, El Mundo, compiles Spain’s only commercially produced comprehensive ranking of universities. Over the last six years, El Mundo has ranked the…

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University Rankings: United Kingdom

On this page:    • Quality Assessments by Government-Funded Agencies • Research Assessment Exercise • Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education • HEFCE Performance Indicators    • Teaching Quality Information    • Media ‘League Tables’ • The Times Good University Guide • The Sunday Times • The Guardian…

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