Analysis: Moving the internal security academy expensive and riskyLocal News
- Editorial: plagiarism is deeply badOpinionToday’s Postimees tells the story of a case of a Doctoral thesis victoriously defended at Tallinn University of Technology (TTÜ) yet stirring severe suspicions of academic theft. No investigation followed, however, as the author simply withdrew her work. Makes one wonder: how serious are universities of Estonia towards plagiarism?
- Editorial: the only constant is changeOpinionThose predicting labour market changes and deciding state orders to universities always seem to be preparing for the last war. Whatever the market needed yesterday, it may not need today; smaller yet the chance the need is there tomorrow. Still, this is an important question every spring as those about to graduate are thinking which sector would be their future.
- Curricula of major universities under scrutinyLocal NewsAccording to EKKA Quality Assessment Council head Heli Mattisen, institutional accreditation will be performed on all major universities in 2014–2015. Among other things it will be assessed how universities have considered results of former assessments and how they are guaranteeing international competitiveness in their specialties.