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IRNA – Iran and Kyrgyzstan published a 10-year cooperation roadmap for expansion of political, economic and cultural cooperation
Following violent confrontations between police and students at the University Cheikh Anta Diop, or UCAD – Senegal’s leading university – the Minister of Higher Education and Research Mary Teuw Niane told the media the crisis was “necessary” and “even predictable
The study, Gouvernance des Etablissements d’Enseignement Supérieur et Amélioration de l’Environnement des Affaires en Zone UEMOA, was written by Boubacar Baidari of the Centre Africain d’Etudes Supérieures en Gestion and El Bachir Wade of the University Cheikh Anta Diop, both based in Dakar, Senegal
for the new fiscal year starting in July, potentially slowing down expansionary projects. Allocations to universities will increase from US$624 million to US$658 million, according to new budgetary estimates.
In what is being seen as a step backwards, the Myanmar government has warned university students that they could be expelled if they become involved in politics
A first round of 33 African-born academics working in North America have been selected for 31 projects at 24 universities across Africa under the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program – and a deadline for new applications is looming. Scholars in the diaspora are being supported to return to Africa for academic collaborations initiated…
The professors and students were travelling to Kabul on 10 June at the start of a week-long national holiday ahead of the 14 June run-off elections, when their bus was attacked in Afghanistan’s Ghazni province some 150 kilometres from Kabul.
Norway has hardened its attitude towards students from Iran, which is under sanctions over its nuclear programme, because of concerns that students might transfer sensitive nuclear and other
During the pilot, higher education institutions could charge fees from students from outside the European Union and European Economic Area who were admitted to a university or polytechnic masters programme delivered in a foreign language. Institutions could independently determine the amount they would charge.
Education Ministry officials said a number of foreign universities had expressed interest in establishing branches in Bangladesh. But the government had delayed the process as private university owners opposed moves to allow in foreign institutions
In the area of access, for instance, only nine European countries have actually defined attainment targets for specific groups, monitoring of diversity is rare and even where information exists it is usually not exploited.
Kenyan law now requires people aspiring to be elected to high political office – such as the president and county governors – to hold a university degree, which has seen lawmakers rush to acquire higher education qualifications.
. The May report, Voice and Agency: Empowering women and girls for shared prosperity, distils vast data from 128 countries and provides a view on how higher education could reduce the deprivations that prevent women from achieving their potential.
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