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No Brasil, as gigantes com fins lucrativos continuam crescendo: The World View, Inside Higher Education

Ver postagem original aqui (em inglês). In 2015, the Brazilian for-profit private sector in Higher Education registered a net income of R$ 49.3 billion (around US$ 14 billion). About 36% of this number comes from the 12 biggest educational groups. The relative size of these companies based on their share of total higher education enrolments are: …

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Nanomagnetismo: Seminário no Waterloo Institute of Nanotechnology

Em maio de 2016 apresentei um seminário no Waterloo Institute of Nanotechnology (WIN). A íntegra do seminário pode ser visualizada AQUI.

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O Desafio de Construir uma Universidade de Pesquisa

The challenge of building a research university; Marcelo Knobel and Renato HL Pedrosa, University World News, 29 April 2016, Issue No:411. Ler artigo completo AQUI (em inglês) The University of Campinas, or Unicamp, is a state-funded, comprehensive university. When it was founded 50 years ago, it was the second such university to be established in the …

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Exames de ingresso nacionais: uma visão do Brasil

Schwartzman, S. and M. Knobel (2016). "High-Stakes Entrance Examinations: a View From Brazil." International Higher Education 85 (Spring, 2016): 19-20. https://ejournals.bc.edu/ojs/index.php/ihe/article/view/9242 In Brazil, the growing dominance of the national exam for secondary education as a massive, unified entrance exam for higher education has several detrimental consequences. Besides effectively shaping the high school curriculum, with clear …

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Entrevista para Rhonda Broussard: One Good Question

One Good Question This post is part of a series of interviews with international educators, policy makers, and leaders titled “One Good Question.”  These interviews provide answers to my One Good Question (outlined in About) and uncover new questions about education’s impact on the future.

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