Education: A Golden Age

“The education sector’s structure and policies will change more in the next 3 years than they changed in the last 2,500 years”

Princeton Plans for an Early Year Abroad

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2008/02/19 Posted by | University, US | Leave a comment

Gode hjerner skyr Norge


Vår kommentar: Norge vil vite at det har lykkes når en jevn strøm av India Institute of Technology og Tsinghua alumni søker seg til landet…

2008/02/17 Posted by | Clusters, Immigration, Norway, Policy, University | Leave a comment

Harvard’s Aid to Middle Class Pressures Rivals

By substantially discounting costs for all but the very wealthiest students, Harvard shook up the landscape of college pricing. Like Dr. Durden, officials of other colleges say its move will create intense pressure on them to give more aid to upper-middle-class students and will open the door to more parental price haggling.

Some colleges had already been moving to eliminate loans from all their financial aid packages and replace them with grants. In the weeks since Harvard’s announcement, a stampede of additional institutions — the University of Pennsylvania, Pomona, Swarthmore, Haverford — have taken the same step, which will help middle- and upper-middle-income families.

2007/12/29 Posted by | Education financing, University | Leave a comment