Tag Archives: Education

Universities ready to take up generative artificial intelligence, but say guidelines are needed (SB)

As AI becomes a daily helper for research managers, institutions are awaiting EU guidelines and learning from one another. Universities are slowly adopting generative AI in their work, but in depth guidance is still missing for many institutions, with some waiting for the European Commission to set EU guidelines for safe use. AI tools are […]
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The Human Capital Index 2020 update: Human Capital in the time of COVID-19 (World Bank)

The World Bank has recently published “The Human Capital Index 2020 Update: Human Capital in the Time of COVID-19”.  This report presents an update to the Human Capital Index (HCI), using the most recent health and education data available as of 2020. It documents new evidence on trends over time in the HCI, examples of […]
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Education at a glance 2020 (OECD)

The OECD has just released “Education at a Glance”, that is the authoritative source for information on the state of education around the world. It provides data on the structure, finances and performance of education systems across OECD countries and a number of partner economies. More than 100 charts and tables in this publication – as well […]
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Latest publication from Prof Helena Barnard on the value of a foreign PhD

Research Policy, 47(5), pp. 886-900 Abstract When seeking to improve science in emerging economies, uncertainty exists whether PhD training in an emerging economy can yield comparable results to PhD training in the developed world. Scientific achievements may vary because of excellent training at good universities, but also because excellent students select (and are selected by) […]
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Parents in these places spend the most on their children’s education

By: Alex Gray August 02, 2017 Source: https://www.weforum.org

Why disappearing jobs keep students out of college (Weforum)

By: Alison Jones June 22, 2017 Source: https://www.weforum.org

These are the world’s best executive education programmes (Weforum)

By: Laurent Ortmans November  17, 2016 Source: https://www.weforum.org

Which degree will make you a better leader?

By: Joe Myers April 28, 2016 Source:  https://www.weforum.org

Where are the worst teacher shortages? (WeForum)

By: Joe Myers  December 07, 2015 Source: https://www.weforum.org  

One of the best MBA theses on entrepreneurial intent at FET colleges in South Africa (UPSpace)

Impact of entrepreneurship education on entrepreneurial intent at Further Education and Training (FET) colleges in South Africa By: Muzi Malindi Source: http://repository.up.ac.za/handle/2263/43998 November 10, 2014. Abstract: The purpose of this research was to investigate the impact of entrepreneurship education on entrepreneurial intent at FET colleges. The background to the study is guided by the action […]
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