Tuesday, September 17
Inside Higher Ed reported today that Google GOOG and edX are partnering to offer an open-source MOOC — massively open online course — platform.
Saturday, September 14
It was the Indians who occupy the most important place in the institutions of higher learning in Mauritius. They are 200 to be enrolled there in 2012.
Tuesday, September 10
Distance learning was introduced in Mauritius in the 70s. Over the decades, it has gained popularity, with more and more persons opting for distance education. The cost of courses, its flexibility, and ICT have helped in positioning distance learning as an alternative to ‘traditional’ learning.
Monday, September 09
Medina also has its proposed university campus 5-stars. This will be at the entrance of Flic-en-Flac and cost hundreds of millions of rupees. Several institutions have already said yes.
Sunday, September 08
Many universities do not meet the regulations of the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC), said Saabhir Kasenally, deputy director of the institution, on the issue of Talk of the Town Radio Plus on Friday. The show, presented by Alwin Sungelee, focused on the situation of higher education in Mauritius.
Thursday, September 05
"There is a correlation between GDP, prosperity and the rate of admission to tertiary," said the PM
Thursday, September 05
The Open University of Mauritius and the Open University of Tanzania has recently signed an agreement to establish academic cooperation, after the approval of the Cabinet.
Wednesday, September 04
The University Grants Commission (UGC) offers a replica of size five Indian universities affiliate operating in Mauritius. These are EIILM, JSS Academy, the Arya Sabha, Global Business and Mauras. "These universities can not run races in Mauritius," says the UGC.
Tuesday, September 03
Tenders for the construction of new university campus in Reduit, Grapefruit and White Mountain were launched on Tuesday. The new campus designed to accommodate a larger number of students in tertiary education.
Thursday, August 29
Le président de la University Grants Commission (UGC), instance régulatrice des institutions tertiaires indiennes, a déclaré jeudi au Défi-Plus n'avoir donné aucune autorisation pour la création de l'EIILM University Mauritius Branch Campus.