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Teaching Quality in Higher Education Tops Norway’s Government Agenda
February 2, 2016

The Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research will focus its efforts on improving the quality of higher education. That was the message Minister Torbjørn Røe Isaksen presented at the annual meeting of the Education and Research Ministry and Norway's universities. Isaksen laid out a series of areas in need of attention and invited the universities to offer their insight. Let's take a look at Isaksen's proposals and how they might change Norwegian higher education in the future.


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Student Enrollment Cap Ahead in Vietnam?
February 1, 2016
Vietnam’s Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has announced a new plan limiting the number of undergraduate students at its universities. The goal? To improve the quality of Vietnam’s higher education offerings.

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Russia and India Hope for Stronger Academic Ties in 2016
January 26, 2016
Russia and India are working to strengthen ties in several key areas of national importance, but a recent meeting between the countries' two leaders focused on more than just international diplomacy. After recent talks, it appears that education will be at the forefront of Russia and India's collabo...

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New Zealand Launches Five-Year Student Visa Pathway
January 25, 2016
New Zealand has introduced a new pathway student visa pilot aimed at raising the country’s profile on the international education scene. Under the program, international students at more than 500 primary, secondary and tertiary schools can progress through up to three consecutive programs of s...

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The UK and India Launch a Year of Education and Research Initiatives
January 19, 2016
We have more exciting news for British and Indian students! The UK and India will work to strengthen academic partnerships and cooperation, and the new initiatives come with a wealth of opportunities and funding schemes. Read on to find out what's in store for academics from both the United Kingdom ...

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Why the Student Mobility Rate in Nepal Is Amazingly Increasing
January 16, 2016
Nepal is best known for Mt. Everest, the highest point on earth, but the land-locked country is climbing the charts in international education. Reports from the last few years show that the number of Nepalese students studying abroad is growing steadily, and it looks like this trend will continue. L...

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Erasmus+ Aims to Boost French Graduate Studies with €30 Million Loan Program
January 12, 2016
Since its inauguration in 2014, the Erasmus+ program has been working to improve student mobility. Now the program has announced a new loan scheme for Masters students moving to and from France. Read on to find out what the program offers and how it will offer exciting new possibilities to students.

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Malaysian Government Launches New Funding Formula
January 8, 2016
It looks like the Malaysian government has also made some new resolutions. The Malaysian university system will see some big changes this year in the way that the government distributes funding. The government's plans aim to improve the country's standard of education, so let's take a closer look at...

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New Zealand Celebrates Increase in Maori Grads
January 5, 2016
Maori, New Zealand’s indigenous population, are experiencing unprecedented success in higher education, according to findings from Otago's National Centre for Lifecourse Research. Let’s take a look at the numbers, along with why this news is cause for celebration.

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Report on Place of Women in Tertiary Education Is Out
December 29, 2015
2015 has been a promising year when it comes to gender equality. Now, a new report on gender equality in higher education shows that in some countries, the gender gap is not only closing but that women are more likely than men to have post-secondary degrees and qualifications. But the front-runners ...

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