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Asia’s surprises

Our last blog post dealt with the “educational tsunami” Africa is currently facing. But where does Asia stand by now, after being responsible for most of the doubling of tertiary enrolment worldwide between 2000 and 2015? Although over half of the new students will still concentrate in this geographical area by 2030, relative growth will […]

Coping with the educational tsunami in Africa: digital, a tool both powerful and indispensable

There will be 2 billion people in Africa by 2040, half of them under 25. Colossal educational challenges are posed, and the booming demand will not be met by simply adapting the models that already exist elsewhere in the world. Efficiency requires organisational innovations and the gathering of a diversity of stakeholders, among which digital […]

NEW CHALLENGES FOR GENDER EQUALITY IN HIGHER EDUCATION

Argentina, Algeria and Thailand: these three middle-income countries which belong to three different continents have the highest female tertiary enrolment rates in the world. These figures are extracted from PAXTER NEXT15years, a study and website that provide information and serve as a tool to support strategic decision-making for tertiary institutions; they provide a good illustration […]

WHEN IN ROME, DO AS THE ROMANS DO: HOW TO PROJECT YOUR INSTITUTION ABROAD? WITH WHOM? THE EXAMPLE OF UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG

Creation of own campuses, association with local actors, subcontracting with local operators: each school or university will seek to widen its international presence while enhancing its own brand image. The University of Wollongong’s strategy has reasons to surprise the French observer, used to consider the strict separation between private and public, lucrative sector and nonprofit […]