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Technology in education: a forecast for 2018

Digital transformation and the rise of millennials are dominating headlines in the Asia Pacific region (APAC). Rapid advancements in technology are drastically improving the way we do things. As millennials come of age, modern students will be adept with technology, ...

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Exclusive: higher ed leaders reflect on 2017

In 2017, Donald Trump was inaugurated as president of the United States, and not long after, the Mueller investigation began. #MeToo swept the internet and, thereby, workforces, and North Korea scared just about everyone. Domestically, politicians suddenly discovered their foreign ...

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The pushback against overseas students

International education is facing an uncertain future. In unprecedented ways, study destination nations around the globe are addressing the community impact of tuition-fee-paying international students. Whether it be Theresa May’s policy of counting all overseas students as migrants, Donald Trump ...

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Advancing AI in higher education

How higher education might respond to AI and the case for lifelong learning Higher education has, for decades, been instrumental in developing and adopting new technology and new ways of working. From the beginning, universities cultivated the so-called digital revolution ...

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The volunteer revolution

Volunteers contribute an enormous amount to Australia’s major civic institutions, including universities. The slogan ‘more give, less take’ applies far more to universities than to any bank in Australia. And that fact is even more pronounced in regional areas. As ...

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Building a knowledge economy

Will cuts to university funding ultimately stymie the innovation agenda the government is promoting? Thanks to the Australian Research Council, 12 new Industrial Transformation Research Centres, or Hubs, have been funded to help solve the problems that may impact future ...

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