Tag Archives: Higher Education

UNIT4 expands presence in Latin America with first partnership in Brazil

The only ERP built to support business change delivered to Brazilian business, higher education and health sectors
UNIT4, the global leader in software that supports business change, today announced its first Brazilian partnership agreement with Inside Solutions Group, to market and implement UNIT4’s Agresso Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software. Continue reading

Just keeping the lights on?

shutterstock_132108521Are IT Departments in HEIs failing to innovate?

This post has been written by Ed Schlesinger, the founder of studentforce.com LLC, a student centric solution available to universities’ as an enterprise solution

There are one hundred seventy million (170,000,000) Higher Ed students on earth.

One hundred seventy million (13,038.412) opportunities to delight, enlighten, broaden horizons, educate, collaborate, inspire, spark innovation, teach/learn a trade, travel abroad, and otherwise experience fully, the ‘right of passage’ from full-time student to full-time economic and/or civic contributor; dependent teen to independent adult. 

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The importance of business & Higher Ed collaboration to ensure cross-border success

shutterstock_125165846Reading a recent report from the European Parliament I was struck by how much of a seminal role HEIs can play in changing the global landscape. Since the advent of digital learning and increased student mobility the international influence of Education has grown markedly.

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The economic importance of international Higher Education

Higher Education

Higher Education creates a significant source of income in many countries, back in 2010 in Australia alone its worth amounted to 15.5 billion AUD and that’s a figure that’s been mirrored in other countries around the globe.

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MOOCs: Madness or Magic?

shutterstock_51879511So, aside from the strange acronym, which for those who don’t know, means massive open online course, Moocs are free, online courses aimed at large-scale interactive participation and open access via the web. In addition to more traditional methods of teaching, Moocs are also leveraging the power of the social web – providing interactive forums to build communities for students and lecturers.

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