Monday, September 24, 2018
Japanese higher education

The transition of the Japanese higher education market and the role of private universities

By Prof Hitoshi Shiozaki President Kindai University, Japan Japanese universities are facing a crossroads. The population of 18-year-olds (i.e. the age when students finish secondary...

The resurgence of higher education in Pakistan

By Dr S Sohail H Naqvi Vice Chancellor Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan “In the last 10 years Pakistan has emerged as the country...
Higher education in the Philippines

Higher education in the Philippines: in transition

By Dr Clarita D Carillo Vice Rector for Academic Affairs University of Santo Tomas, The Philippines Background Higher education institutions (HEIs) in the Philippines cater to...
Higher education in Jordan: history, present status and future

Higher education in Jordan: history, present status and future

By Prof Azmi Mahafzah President The University of Jordan This article aims to discuss the status, challenges, and future of the higher education and scientific...
Paradigm shift in foreign language education in South Korea

Paradigm shift in foreign language education in South Korea

By Dr In Chul Kim President Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, South Korea Foreign language education played a pivotal role in the remarkable economic development...

Malaysian higher education soaring upwards

Tony Martin interviewes Malaysia’s minister of higher education, Dato' Seri Haji Idris bin Jusoh. The first publication of world university rankings in 2004 caused shock...
Joy to the world? Or tears on its pillow? The hopes and fears of Brexit

Joy to the world? Or tears on its pillow? The hopes and fears of...

By Tony Martin Former Vice President QS Quacquarelli Symonds With the help of a distinguished panel of Asia and Pacific based educationists, Tony Martin attempts to define...

The campus that is also a city

Rosario Rizzuto loves being rector of Padua University, a dominant force for centuries in this lovely Italian city. But he tells Martin Ince that...
Research endeavours and strategies in Egyptian universities

Research endeavours and strategies in Egyptian universities

By Prof Elsayed Youssef Elkady President Benha University, Egypt The higher education sector of Egypt includes 27 State-funded governmental universities (e.g. Cairo and Alexandria Universities),...

A vision of an online future for the Arab World and beyond

Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University is changing the face of higher education in Dubai. Mansoor Al Awar, its founding chancellor, tells John O’Leary of...

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