Month: July 2015

The importance of higher education for developmental leadership: why context matters

By Michele Schweisfurth  Over the past year, a team of researchers has been investigating the relationship between education (especially higher education) and the formation of developmental leadership in the Philippines. Since the Education for All agreements of the 1990s and the Millennium Development Goals, the emphasis for investment in education in low-income countries has been …

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Supervisors to mentor ESL students

By Oscar Odena The trend of English as Second Language (ESL) students coming to established English-speaking universities is on the increase, particularly to enrol on research degree programmes. With their new research skills many will aim to bring about educational change in their countries after completion. Developing academic writing is a crucial skill for completing …

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