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Opportunities to develop higher education standards in Mexico

25 Jan 2019 Mexico Higher educationCompetitor activityEducation news MIP subscribers only

While access to higher education has improved in Mexico over the past four years, there is still room for improvement when compared to the standards of other Latin American countries or the OECD. Oppo ...

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German Government provides new funding for excellence in research

12 Nov 2018 Germany Higher educationCompetitor activityEducation news MIP subscribers only

The German Government has extended its Excellence Initiative for German universities. It has chosen 57 clusters of excellence that will share €2.7 billion in additional research funding over the next ...

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Italy introduces new work-oriented technical undergraduate degrees

12 Mar 2018 Higher educationCompetitor activityEducation news MIP subscribers only

The Italian Ministry of Education has introduced a series of new undergraduate degrees specifically designed to address vocational study needs at the tertiary level and bridge the skills gap.

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University launches new technology programs to address shortage of ICT talents in Singapore

1 Jun 2017 Singapore Higher educationCompetitor activityEducation news MIP subscribers only

A university in Singapore has launched three new undergraduate programs, delivered on a part-time basis, to address existing skills gaps within Singapore’s ICT sector. These programs will specialise i ...

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Russia’s growing foreign enrolments foster increased academic and research cooperation

15 May 2017 Russia Higher educationCompetitor activityEducation news MIP subscribers only

Russia’s foreign enrolments have tripled over the last decade, demonstrating the country’s growing potential to compete globally. Through government efforts to boost the higher education sector throug ...

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New Thai high school diploma equivalency for UK qualifications

12 Dec 2016 Thailand Higher educationCompetitor activityEducation news MIP subscribers only

The Ministry of Education has increased the academic requirements for UK high school qualifications to reach equivalency for a Thai high school diploma, effective from 2017. This will make studying in ...

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Australia losing higher education market share to UK and Ireland in Malaysia

7 Apr 2015 Malaysia Higher educationCompetitor activityEducation news MIP subscribers only

The latest statistics from the Malaysian Ministry of Education showed a decline in the number of Malaysian students going to Australia for higher education studies in 2013. The UK and Ireland have ove ...

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