CONAHEC News and Information

Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019

Democratization of higher education and responsible internationalization: Bridging the gap towards an accessible and inclusive education

Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019

 

Cada año, Eduniversal Business Schools realiza un ranking de las 1.000 mejores escuelas de negocios en 154 países.

El ranking elaborado por Eduniversal Business Schools Ranking 2019 empresa de clasificación universitaria de la consultora y agencia calificadora Smbg especializada en educación superior destacó seis de las mejores escuelas de negocios de Colombia.

Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019

Over one million international students are currently studying in the United States. While their economic contributions to this country tend to be a primary focus, they also bring cultural, political, and historical perspectives that help build vibrant, diverse campus communities.

Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019

Conversations on the importance of Hispanic-serving institutions (HSIs) internationalizing their campuses, advocacy for DREAMers and collaborative partnerships between other minority-serving institutions for Hispanic student success filled the final day of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities’ (HACU) Annual Conference.

Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019

Internationalisation is now widely recognised across the globe as an essential element of education, but it has proved far easier for some countries than for others.

Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019

In our recent article in University World News we argued that 'Internationalisation of Higher Education for Society' (IHES) should become a central part of university agendas over the next decade. 

We described IHES as the social responsibility component of internationalisation and argued that it “has, to date, rarely been the focus of systemic thinking, conceptualisation or strategy in the broad agenda of the internationalisation of higher education”. 

Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019

Curriculum internationalisation has become more of a focus for higher education institutions in recent years. Establishing a strong sense of collaboration between faculty and international educators is crucial for success. After six years’ work on curriculum internationalisation, I want to share my experience with regard to effectively engaging faculty in curriculum internationalisation.

Lesson 1: Break the ‘Iron Cage’

Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019

Canadian universities are riding a wave of popularity as destinations of choice for overseas students.

But the high-water moment comes with risks. Of 356,035 Canadian study permits issued to international students at post-secondary institutions in 2018 alone, 54.1 per cent went to students from only two countries: India and China.

“The tide is high, but there’s no telling when the tide goes out,” says Craig Riggs, editor of ICEF Monitor, a leading industry publication that tracks global trends in higher education.

Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019

A U.S. House committee passed legislation on Thursday that supporters hailed as a “down payment” on a long-sought liberal goal: free college education for all.

The sweeping measure from Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Va.), chairman of the House Education and Labor Committee, aims to help more Americans of all backgrounds obtain high-quality college degrees by increasing affordability, accountability and accessibility in higher education.

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