World Conference calls for higher education action

International“The past decade has provided evidence that higher education and research contribute to the eradication of poverty, to sustainable development and to progress towards reaching global development goals, says the final communiqué of the 2009 UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education. It outlines 15 calls for action by states ranging from adequate investment and better working conditions for academics to combating the brain drain and degree mills …” (more)

[Karen MacGregor, University World News, 9 July]

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