I had to share this blog from MindMake! It also applies to higher education. Wishful thinking…
|2016 Latin America rank||World University Rank 2015-16||Institution||Country|
|1||201–250||University of São Paulo||Brazil|
|2||351–400||State University of Campinas||Brazil|
|3||401–500||Pontifical Catholic University of Chile||Chile|
|4||501–600||University of Chile||Chile|
|5||501–600||Federal University of Rio de Janeiro||Brazil|
|6||501–600||Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio)||Brazil|
|7||601–800||Federal University of Minas Gerais||Brazil|
|8||501–600||Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education||Mexico|
|9||401–500||National Autonomous University of Mexico||Mexico|
|10||501–600||University of the Andes, Colombia||Colomb|
Read the THE article here.
Oxford, Cambridge and Imperial College at the top. For the complete list go here.
Times Higher Education World University Rankings data reveal the 20 best institutions based on private-sector investment per academic.
The OECD has released this interesting report (which can be downloaded for free) “presents two, linked, approaches that can be used to assess university-business cooperation in the field of education: a scorecard and an assessment framework that can be used for project planning and the assessment of investment proposals. Both can be used for assessing the progress of projects, from different perspectives, and both can be used for assessing the success of cooperation projects.”
I am happy to say that I helped develop Figure 1.2 on page 10 while I was at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez with Wayne Johnson, who at the time was director of university relations at Microsoft. We later refined it while working at HP Labs and it appears to have viraled around HP!
Be part of one of the largest international gatherings in engineering education involving ALL stakeholders (faculty, students, deans, industry, governments) in one of the most unique places on Earth: Dubai.
On behalf of my colleague Maria Ortiz-Coronado López, I am pleased to share that the Tuning Academy Website has gone live at http://www.tuningacademy.org/
Tuning as a project was born out of the needs which emerged in 1999 with the Bologna Declaration, the need for the mutual recognition of periods of study abroad and of degree qualifications. The project by and from universities focuses on an intercultural system for developing outcomes-based, student-centred and competence-based learning.
They also are announcing a Short-Term Visit Scholarship Call now open for a four-week research visit at Deusto International Tuning Academy [application deadline being 30 June 2014].
CHE article shows data for 2012, starting with the President of Ohio State at $6 Million!