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Philip G. Altbach and Eldho Mathews: Global classroom is a pri...

The success of the Mars Orbiter Mission is yet another example of how India is approaching great power status. But the problem is that India generally does not act like a great power, nor does it have the necessary infrastructure. Let us take an ... The Gulf Today, 4 days ago

Nix the BRICs—At Least for Higher Education Scholarship

Change, The Magazine of Higher Learning 46(5):30-33 Author(s) Altbach, Philip G. Malee Bassett, Roberta Share Metadata Abstract Although the BRIC moniker for the group of emerging economic powers—Brazil, Russia, India, and ...
 Open Knowledge1 month ago

Philip G. Altbach: Towards real rankings

Human Resources Development Minister Smriti Irani has announced that India will develop a national rankings system for its universities. In principle, this is a good idea. International rankings do not entirely suit Indian realities, and India has ...
 The Gulf Today1 month ago

Creating a global classroom

Foreign students promote diversity in university campuses. Picture shows foreign students on a visit to New Delhi for an exchange programme. TOPICS Internationalisation of higher education is a priority in much of the world. India needs to join ...
 The Hindu5 days ago

Number of Chinese studying in the US continues to climb

The number of Chinese mainland students studying in universities and colleges in the United States continues to rise and accounts for 31 percent of all international students, the highest concentration that China, the top country of origin, has had ...
 CHINAdaily Europe1 month ago

Better grad programs in china keep students at home

More students than ever, led by those from India, are enrolling in US graduate schools, but the number of Chinese students has declined slightly-a decline due in part to improved programs in China-according to a report released on Wednesday. The ...
 Asiaone1 month ago Better grad programs keep students at home  CHINAdaily1 month ago Chinese applications for US grad schools decline  CHINAdaily USA1 month ago Better grad programmes keep Chinese students at home  Asia News Network1 month ago

Can India garner the demographic dividend?

The promise of demographic dividend will not last long. Can India take advantage of this demographic window in the next couple of decades and benefit from it? Much has been said recently about India's demographic dividend: that its working-age ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Varsities: We daren't let the bucks stop here

I was cornered in the lift this week by a student who piped up in a typical Wits-cheeky manner: So, Prof Habib, I heard you on radio yesterday announcing that Wits has received R100-million from an anonymous donor. Does this mean that my student ...
 Mail & Guardian Online1 month ago

Dalitbahujan Assertion In Red Soil: Recent Trends In JNU Student Politics Till the last moment the result of 2014 Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) election remained unpredictable for most of political pundits. As many as four presidential candidates were locked in a close contest. On ...
 Counter Currents2 months ago
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