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Challenges to preparing GCC national students for higher education abroad

By Dr. Natasha Ridge Executive Director at Al Qasimi Foundation for Policy Research and  member of the Edu Alliance Advisory Council.

While the domestic higher education sector in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has been growing and improving in recent years, there remains a strong desire on both the part of families and policymakers to send national students to study abroad for undergraduate and/or graduate study. 1,476 more words

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Many sides of skills gap issue – what the universities can and cannot do

By Dr. Senthil Nathan, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of the MENA Region for Edu Alliance. The Context: Reasons for students pursuing higher education have changed dramatically in the past few decades. 1,829 more words

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How rest can save the conversation on vocation from itself

If your college is anything like mine, conversations on “vocation” or “calling” have become integral to campus life. Many of us have become more intentional about helping students prepare for a life of discernment when it comes to making meaning or finding significance, making an impact, and making a living. 194 more words

Global benchmarking of Indian learning

The Hindu Business Line | 12 April 2018 | Rana Kapoor | Opinion |

The UGC’s move to give full academic autonomy to universities and colleges is a step in the right direction… 631 more words


Life at Pace : Remaining fit is no mean feat!

$3,55 was the bill we paid when we first went to the local Supermarket. We purchased one bottle of water and one bottle of Coca-Cola. Not very interesting, is it? 489 more words

Transcontinental Tracks

Creating Campus International Allies is Essential in Challenging Times

By Kandy Turner, Director of International Student Services and Programs and Study Abroad and Dr. Denise Gifford, Associate Provost for Global Engagement and Dean of Students for Widener University in Pennsylvania. 1,757 more words

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Am I a (Good) Neoliberal?

In a recently published paper in the Journal of Sociology (2018a), I sought to describe how something as abstract as a political rationality is experienced in the everyday lives of scholars. 1,092 more words

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