QAA tells universities how to fight contract cheating

October 18, 2017

By Brendan O’Malley – in University World News.

The independent quality body for higher education in the United Kingdom, the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education or QAA, has issued new guidance on how to combat ‘contract cheating’ at universities, where students pay a company or individual to produce work that they then pass off as their own.

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http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20171009000113156

Povl Tiedemann
October 2017

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Why Europe needs an HE learning and teaching forum

October 17, 2017

By Michael Gaebel – in University World News.

Developments in learning and teaching have received far less attention than research excellence and innovation within universities and in public discussions. Although national initiatives are increasing, Europe needs a forum where universities can come together to discuss what works best.

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http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20171010152453597

Povl Tiedemann
October 2017

Plan to benchmark university-business collaborations – in UK

October 16, 2017

From University World News.

Universities and Science Minister Jo Johnson has announced plans to benchmark the performance of university-business collaborations and knowledge exchange and called on universities to secure higher returns from research conducted by institutions across the United Kingdom.

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http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20171012145519256

Povl Tiedemann
October 2017

Luring overseas students in a more nationalist world

October 15, 2017

By Marguerite Dennis – in University World News.

Nationalist movements have the potential to disrupt the global nature of higher education and the financial stability of colleges and universities around the world. International enrolment managers and deans should consider the impact on their recruitment plans.

http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20170926141238242

Povl Tiedemann
October 2017

Universities urged to crack down on contract cheating

October 14, 2017

By Henrietta Cook for The Sydney Morning Herald – in University World News.

Universities are being urged to block websites that sell essays, identify cheating ‘hot spots’ and consider publishing data on breaches of academic integrity.

http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20171006073309203

Povl Tiedemann
October 2017

What are QA bodies doing to tackle academic corruption?

October 13, 2017

By Brendan O’Malley – in University World News.

A group of global experts is carrying out what is thought to be the first baseline research into what quality assurance and accreditation bodies around the world are doing to tackle academic corruption and what more can be done.

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http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20171006145505882

Povl Tiedemann
October 2017

Internationalisation should start at school

October 12, 2017

By Robert Coelen – in University World News.

The ideal of learning that crosses sectoral boundaries and extends from primary to tertiary education may seem a long way off. But internationalisation is part of core 21st century skills that need to be embedded from an early age, linking schools and universities.

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http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20171003140038411

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October 2015

New fund to boost international collaboration – in Ireland

October 11, 2017

By Kathleen McNamee for The University Times – in University World News.

A new fund – the International Academic Mobility Programme – will see €500,000 (US$586,000) made available to Irish higher education institutions to promote collaboration with global institutions in high potential markets.

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http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20171006074529283

Povl Tiedemann
October 2017

Is Amazon Dooming Retailers or Are Retailers Dooming Themselves?

October 10, 2017

By W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne – in INSEAD Knowledge.

Retailers are focused on competing instead of creating.

In their just released book, BLUE OCEAN SHIFT, Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne, creators of Blue Ocean Strategy, deliver the definitive guide to shifting yourself, your team and your organisation to new heights of confidence, market creation and growth. They show why nondisruptive creation is as important as disruption in seizing new growth, what leads to one over the other and why you’d be unwise not to understand this.

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Read more at https://knowledge.insead.edu/strategy/is-amazon-dooming-retailers-or-are-retailers-dooming-themselves-7326?utm_source=Content+Partners&utm_campaign=b50a15fce2-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_602b84e75f-b50a15fce2-250174109#RAcJMLpjOlPIK4eX.99

Povl Tiedemann
October 2017

Business schools need to collaborate and innovate

October 10, 2017

By Rahul Choudaha – in University World News.

The next decade will be characterised by intensified competition for talent, resources and reputation in a turbulent world. Business schools need to accelerate global engagement strategies based on collaboration and innovation – and develop global managerial talent who can make organisations adaptable to change.

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http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20171003130946276

Povl Tiedemann
October 2017