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University recruiters are taking bribes, say Indian agents
Education agents in India are concerned about the spread of unethical practices among university recruitment teams working in the country, including alleged incidents of bribery, favouritism and conflicts of interest. Multiple agents told The PIE that they were aware...
Latin America University Rankings 2022: down but not out – a view from Venezuela
Higher education in Venezuela has suffered with the rest of the country, but Juan Carlos Navarro identifies pockets of hope in the sector. Click title for link to full text. Full text here.
Effective Communication: The 4th Mission of Universities—a 21st Century Challenge
New collaboration with Marcelo Knobel and published by the Center for Studies in Higher Education at UC-Berkely. The critical role of communication is usually overlooked by higher education institutions. Here we argue that higher education institutions must consider...
The Fast Track to New Skills : Short-Cycle Higher Education Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean
This report from The World Bank is a very important read. Higher education in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) has expanded dramatically in the new millennium, yet enrollment in short-cycle programs (SCPs) is still relatively low. Shorter and more practical than...
Agents are the problem
My latest collaboration with Philip Altbach, an opinion piece published in Inside Higher Education. If universities are going to persist in signing contracts with third-party recruiters, then it is imperative that the experiences of international students placed by...