The European Commission is considering a fifteen per cent cut to its budget for the Erasmus exchange programme from 2014 to 2020, in the face of demands for austerity cuts among member states ...
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After months of wooing and under close scrutiny, edX was rejected this week by Amherst College amid faculty concerns about the online course provider's business plans and impact on student learning.
Last month the U.S. Education Department sent a message to colleges: Financial aid may be awarded based on students’ mastery of “competencies” rather than their accumulation of credits.
Dubai’s stature as an international education hub was reinforced this month, after data showed overall growth of 24% at its Dubai Knowledge Village (DKV) and Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) education “business parks”.
Experts call for language services and preparatory schools to help non-native multicultural students adapt
Professionals in international education have long had to counter stereotypical depictions of the U.S. as a crime-ridden, pistol-packing kind of place ...
Owen Yardley was sitting in a room full of security officials on Monday when he and a colleague received nearly simultaneous alerts on their cellphones notifying them of the explosions at the Boston Marathon.
Virginia Commonwealth University is considering “market-based tuition pricing” for next year that would charge for each credit hour rather than a set rate for a full-time student.
These are heady times for competency-based education, which raises fundamental questions about the structure and purpose of higher education
There's the University of California, the California State University and California Community Colleges. Soon, there could be a fourth system of higher education -- the New University of California.