21 octobre 2013

EU exit would leave UK universities ‘in thrall to US model’

Times Higher EducationBy . If the UK were to leave the European Union, the nation’s universities would be left in even greater “ideological thrall” to the US. That is the argument set out by Sir Peter Scott, professor of education studies at the Institute of Education, University of London, in his contribution to a series of essays on the implications that leaving the EU would have for the UK. Read more...

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Push for paid: a student guide to internships

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/37760fb37d456760d257b5efb7ef6fc9b7070819/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy . Internships can be great opportunities for students, but they can also be exploitative. Here's how to land a good internship that will give you vital experience and could help you get a job. Having experience of the working world is essential for getting a job, and students are encouraged to get these skills by interning as much as possible. Over 50% of employers say they wouldn't give a job to a graduate with no experience, revealed a 2013 report. More...

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The modern languages grading issue is only the tip of the iceberg

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/37760fb37d456760d257b5efb7ef6fc9b7070819/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy Robert Vanderplank. Lenient grading at GCSE, curriculum content and teaching methodologies are all also to blame for the decline of language students. More...

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