When trade war spills over into academic cooperation

December 9, 2018

By Gerard A Postiglione and Denis Simon – in University World News.

The world’s two leading economies have hit a rough patch that has begun to spill over into their 40 years of cooperation in higher education. At stake is the ability of their universities to be instruments of global integration.

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http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20181205124130653

Povl Tiedemann
December 2018

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Engaging partners is a key role for HE in sustainability

December 8, 2018

By Josep M Vilalta, Alicia Betts, Victoria Gómez and Marta Cayetano – in University World News.

A group of higher education experts met recently to discuss how to make the Sustainable Development Goals reality and the need to help universities make the transition from ivory towers to partners for change by engaging other social actors.

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http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20181130142223366

Povl Tiedemann
December 2018

Higher education for a sustainable future

December 7, 2018

By Patrick Blessinger, Enakshi Sengupta and Taisir Subhi Yamin – in University World News.

For a sustainable future we need to promote renewable resources. The one type of renewable resource that is also needed for continued human progress is the resource of lifelong learning. It is vital to our continuing ability to harvest human intelligence, creativity and ingenuity.

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http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20181128082326995

Povl Tiedemann
December 2018

The role of HE in a politically disrupted world

December 6, 2018

By Andrée Sursock – in University World News.

To promote free and open inquiry, ethics and research integrity and the relevance of higher education to its communities and to the world at large requires a rethink about how universities engage with society.

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http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20181129100924100

Povl Tiedemann
December 2018

Don’t Let Time Pressure Dictate Your Options

December 4, 2018

By Horacio Falcão – in Inead Knowledge.

Proactive negotiators are less likely to be tempted by inferior deals.
Companies are not immune to time pressure.

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https://knowledge.insead.edu/strategy/dont-let-time-pressure-dictate-your-options-10546?utm_source=Content+Partners&utm_campaign=27aa729263-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_602b84e75f-27aa729263-250174109

Povl Tiedemann
December 2018

Navigating the world’s transition to a gig economy

December 2, 2018

By Alejandro Caballero – in University World News.

Educators need to prepare workers for the labour changes that are coming. Doing so will create workforces that can prosper in the future. Universities will need to embrace alternative credentials and lifelong learning and teach their students enterprise and grit.

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http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20181114094321409

Povl Tiedemann
December 2018

European Universities – A model for HE – in progress

December 1, 2018

Networks eye bid for ‘European University’ status

By Jan Petter Myklebust – in University World News.

The pilot for French President Emmanuel Macron’s initiative to create ‘European universities’ is attracting interest from consortia of higher education institutions, but what can they achieve on a tiny budget and if non-European Union countries such as Switzerland and the United Kingdom post-Brexit are excluded?

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http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20181117043517904

‘Distributed Excellence’ – A model for European HE

By Gerhard Duda – in University World News.

French President Emmanuel Macron’s proposal to establish ‘European Universities’ is based on the concept of distributed excellence, which Germany has pioneered through its excellence initiatives. Academics have welcomed the European Commission’s modestly funded pilot as potentially the starting point for something big.

Check:
http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20181116095806949

Povl Tiedemann
December 2018

Are global rankings relevant to sustainable development?

November 30, 2018

By Juliette Torabian – in University World News.

International university ranking systems have a short window in which to reflect on their relevance and reinvent themselves in an era where the focus of universities is on global sustainability. If they don’t, they will get left behind.

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http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=2018112405120622

Povl Tiedemann
November 2016

IMD World Talent Ranking 2018

November 29, 2018

From IMD Newsletter.

Switzerland leads the 5th consecutive edition of the IMD World Talent Ranking

The 2018 edition of one of the world’s foremost reports on the quality of international workforces has been released, with Western Europe dominating the top-10

Check:

https://www.imd.org/news/updates/imd-world-talent-ranking-2018/

Povl Tiedemann
November 2018

Internationalisation of the curriculum comes of age

November 28, 2018

By Valerie Clifford and Martin Haigh – in University World News.

Internationalisation of the curriculum is not just about getting graduates good jobs. Its ultimate goal is to create global citizens who promote the welfare of the future world and are prepared to tackle its most serious problems.

Check:

http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20181120132725749

Povl Tiedemann
November 2018