Established and Emerging Hubs for International Education in Africa and the Middle East

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews.

Scores of countries, regions and cities around the world have established or declared their intentions to establish themselves as regional or global education hubs…..

…..Nowhere is this more evident than in the Gulf countries of the Middle East where governing authorities are looking to lessen their dependence on extractive industries by developing knowledge-based economies through investment in education, research and innovation.

Check:

http://wenr.wes.org/2015/06/established-emerging-hubs-international-education-africa-middle-east/?mkt_tok=3RkMMJWWfF9wsRolv6zOZKXonjHpfsXw4u0tXLHr08Yy0EZ5VunJEUWy24AGSdQ%2FcOedCQkZHblFnV8JTa22SK0NqaQL

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Opening of branch campuses slips down priority list

By Chris Havergal for Times Higher Education – in University World News.

Opening branch campuses is now the lowest internationalisation priority for European universities, according to a major study, prompting suggestions that a market dominated by British institutions is now past its peak, writes Chris Havergal for Times Higher Education.

Check:

http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20150606091316834

Povl Tiedemann
June 2015

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