Entries tagged: University

Learning Technologies

Art Schools Go MOOC, With a New Online Platform

Teaching free courses in the arts as MOOCs had bee tried before via Coursera, but it did not work out well, so its authors frustrated by limitations of the Coursera platform,  just left  it –[…]

Education Worldwide

Streets win over tuition fees in Germany, for Germans and international students

The German political decision to introduce tuition fees was defeated by popular opposition. The protests-leading German Free Education Movement was born when 200 organizations, including student unions, trade unions and political parties, formed the Alliance[…]

Education Worldwide

New University Ranking “U-Multirank” raises doubts among experts

U-Multirank is a brand-new international university ranking supported by the European Commission. It formally aims to provide greater transparency within the Higher Education system, as well as it allows users to construct their own comparative[…]

Teacher Development

‘An Industry of Mediocrity’ & Change from Outside?

        By BILL KELLER, NYT, 20.10.2013    “Those who can, do. Those who can’t, teach. And those who can’t teach, teach teaching.”   This sounds like a scary aphorism, however, National Council on[…]