The French higher education and research (HER) system has been put under pressure with the Covid-19 crisis, revealing structural weaknesses that demand not only a deep analysis but also viable alternatives. With our series University Challenged we look abroad in an attempt to grasp the challenges and opportunities of higher education and research around the world and build a toolbox of best practices.
Lessons to Learn From Singapore
An analysis by Mariana Losada and Reuben Wong
Singapore has invested heavily in its human capital, making Singapore's education system one of the most praised in the world. What lessons can we learn from it?
The Australian Case Study
Analysis by Duncan Ivison
Australia's Higher Education system shares parallels with the French case, both for the risks it faces and for the answers brought up during the crisis. What lessons can we learn from it?
Wind of Change in the Netherlands
Analysis by Hans de Wit
The Netherlands' Higher Education has been undergoing profound transformation under the crisis, but the recovery from the pandemic will tell how much space and willingness there is for long-term improvement.
How Switzerland Figured Education Out
Analysis by Pierre Dillenbourg
The École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) from Switzerland has gone through fundamental changes over the last decade. Today, EFPL competes in the top-10 league. What can we learn from it?
Behind the Veil of India’s Private Higher Education
Analysis by Sophie Collet
We extend our analysis on education and research models around the world with the Indian case, and specifically to the boom of private universities that took place in the last decades.