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Migration should be the heart of teaching in business schools

Students and lecturers could benefit from exploring the interrelationships between migration, business and society, according to researchers from Vienna University of Economics and Business (@WU_Vienna). 

Growing a business should also mean developing its leaders

Business development and leadership development should go hand in hand, states Pekka Mattila, Associate Dean of Executive Education at Aalto University (@AaltoUniversity).

Higher education has a critical role to play in tackling the issues of rapid urbanisation and climate change

Launch of the Call to Action for Sustainable Urbanisation #SDG  A Call to Action on Sustainable Urbanisation across the Commonwealth has been launched on 2 February 2021 to ask for greater priority to be given within the Commonwealth on sustainable urbanisation; for a closer multi-sectoral and multi-disciplinary collaboration by all stakeholders; and to invite those working in the field of sustainable urbanisation to support the initiative in the run up to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Kigali, Rwanda June 2021 and COP26 in Glasgow, UK November 2021.

Schools reopen earlier in societies that provide equal opportunities to women

Societies that are more supportive of working mums reopened schools sooner than societies that are less supportive, according to new research by the University of Cologne (@UniCologne). The study, conducted by Dr. Ansgar Hudde and Dr. Natalie Nitsche, shows that gender ideological beliefs have been a key factor in driving the decisions on reopening schools after COVID-19 lockdowns.

The Internationalist - Decolonising higher education: Who gets to learn and who gets to teach?

The first season of The Association of Commonwealth Universities (@The_ACU) podcast The Internationalist is now available to listen to in full.

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