Tag Archives: Higher Education

Will Colleges see Fewer Students in Future?

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It has been predicted that in 20 years time, the number of school leavers joining college will actually go down by a significant margin. The rise of the internet – a way cheaper option than conventional classroom has been viewed as one of the major reasons behind this shift. It has further been opined that learning as such will be primarily dominated by e-based concepts, distance learning, work-based learning and of course the increased number of apprenticeships. Here are further details of the same.

Education: How has Information Technology Caught On?

It has been pointed out that future employers will … Read More

Higher Education in 2040: Predictions!

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For an academician, the estimated future of higher education, should be nothing less than intriguing. The growth of the Chinese and Indian universities and the waning dominance of the West are the two most striking speculations documented so far. 2040! Yes we’re talking 2040! Considering the sea-changes that are likely to shape the future of Higher Education, it won’t really be wrong to claim that 2040 is way too near – i.e. too early for so many changes to take place.

What the book says about education in 2040

Bert Van der Zwaan, the rector magnificus of Utrecht University … Read More

Should We be Concerned regarding the Quality of Academic Papers?

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As far as higher education in Kenya is concerned you should be bothered about the quality of the academic papers that you are writing. These are normally supposed to be presented before you graduate.  All this has been indicated in its recent findings -revealed in an audit report done by the Commission for University Education (CUE). However, the said audit has also revealed that there are some serious issues regarding compliance as far as research projects and thesis are concerned. In Kenya only around 50 universities among ones that offer postgraduate education have the necessary framework for supervising errant practices … Read More