Higher education institutions in the United Kingdom have tumbled in Times Higher Education or THE’s just-published Global University Employability Ranking, while Asian universities – specifically in mainland China, Taiwan and South Korea – have made significant strides in respectability.
Business schools need to stop being too homogenous and engage in developing truly ‘different’ offerings if they are going to survive. Making changes and doing things differently will require some tough choices – but when you look at the competitive landscape, making those choices seems inevitable.
If you are wondering what the impact of blockchain in economics is, then you are reading the right article. Blockchain is based on a system that is called Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), which is not a new terminology. Ledger is a book or a file where the economic transactions are recorded. A document of two columns, debits and credits that at the end should be balanced (total debits=total credits). Ledgers have been around for centuries and have revolutionized the economy, particularly accounting.
European university networks are now moving forward to build ‘Networks of European Universities’ along the lines French President Emmanuel Macron proposed at his Sorbonne speech in September 2017.
One of the cultural particularities of Switzerland is the respectful and friendly communication, both in everyday life and at work. A disagreement is rarely dealt with live, especially with several people being present. For a layperson, it is almost impossible to detect a fundamental problem.
A recent survey by the Centre for Higher Education or CHE demonstrates that more and more holders of vocational education and training qualifications are enrolling at German universities. What is vocational training?: Vocational qualifications are practical qualifications that relate to a specific job or career sector. Unlike more academic courses like A-levels, they combine a mix of theory and practical learning and you’ll probably do some work experience too. In 2016 there were 56,900 students enrolled at universities solely via vocational experience and qualifications – twice as many as in 2010.