Higher Learning May 2009

Higher Learning May 2009

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Study shows students are more globally mobile
Study shows students are more globally mobile
Global higher education mobility has grown by 57% since 1999, with more than 2.9-million students seeking education abroad, new research has found.
Move to look at alternatives to animal testing
Move to look at alternatives to animal testing
Four international organisations have signed an agreement that aims to reduce the number of animals used in basic and biomedical experiments.
All banks on board
All banks on board
The financial crisis has highlighted the importance of quality bank training for staff and all levels of management.The crisis is a major wake-up call
Thanks for nothing
Thanks for nothing
Confidence is a muscle you need in a competitive world and size does matter. Women who don't have it require training, if not surgical intervention.
Top contenders in race for UP vice-chancellor
Top contenders in race for UP vice-chancellor
A list of 13 names has been compiled for the post of vice-chancellor of the University of Pretoria after the resignation of Calie Pistorius.
African universities' united response to climate change
African universities' united response to climate change
Mesa has drawn on a community of scholars, researchers, teachers, students, government officials in higher education, private sector and civil society
Leaders under fire
Leaders under fire
If higher education is not prioritised, Africa's problems won't be solved.
Policy set to curb salaries of VCs
Policy set to curb salaries of VCs
The education department has released a draft policy but have failed to follow guidelines recommended by a study conducted in 2005.
First-year fumble
First-year fumble
Monako Dibetle reports on growing concern in the tertiary sector about poor first-year maths and science results.
Blade will have to whet himself
Blade will have to whet himself
It's been a while, dear readers, since we have had policy missives from the beloved department. And at last a little grist for the mill.

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