18 janvier 2015

Chercheurs : l’emploi scientifique progresse en France

Par Elsa Doladille. L’emploi scientifique en France progresse régulièrement en France depuis le début des années 2000, selon l’édition 2014 du rapport « L’état de l’emploi scientifique en France« , publié en début de semaine par le ministre de l’Education nationale, de l’Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche.
Ainsi, la population de l’emploi scientifique (regroupant « l’ensemble des personnes travaillant directement sur des projets de recherche et de développement) a augmenté de 22 % entre 2001 et 2011, atteignant en cette dernière année 402 300 équivalents temps plein (ETP). Les chercheurs constituent l’essentiel de ces effectifs (62 %), leur nombre augmentant en moyenne de 3,4 % par an depuis le début des années 2000. Voir l'article...

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Equatorial Guinea students stranded in Zim

Close to 200 students from Equatorial Guinea are stranded in Zimbabwe following a botched exchange programme between the two governments.
President Mugabe and The Equatorial Guinea leader, Obiang Nguema, have been close friends since the former’s security operatives forestalled a coup in Malabo a decade ago. More...

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Same Performance, Better Grades

By . Academic achievement hasn't improved much, so why are college-goers getting higher GPAs than ever before?
It’s raining As in America’s higher education system, and not necessarily because students are particularly smart. In fact, many of them probably don’t deserve the high marks they’re getting. They have grade inflation to thank. More...

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Higher ed bill facing Senate delays

Tap goes on, tap goes offBy . EDUCATION minister Christopher Pyne’s second attempt to push through his higher education reforms face significant delays in the Senate with Labor and the Greens planning to again refer the bill to an committee inquiry. The inquiry would also scrutinise the government’s $8 million “information” campaign promoting the reforms that the opposition has condemned as political advertising. More...

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Over 50,000 Indian students enrol in Australian universities in 2014

Australia seems to be back in the reckoning for Indian students pursuing higher education, with the state of Victoria alone registering a 20 per cent increase in student enrolment in 2014 compared to the previous year.
The outbound student traffic to Australia which dipped in 2009 after the closure of bogus colleges and racial attacks, has seen a steady increase since then with the enrolment touching over 50,000 in September 2014. More...

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Student debt to cost Britain billions within decades

The IndependentBy Richard Garner. The cost to the country of paying for student debt will rocket to billions of pounds a year over the next three decades, almost equalling the entire higher education budget, new statistics show. Read more...

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In search for students, US universities put emphasis on personality

By Douglas Belkin. Gabby Toro Rosa was a strong student in high school but she was lousy at standardised tests, killing her chances at some colleges. Then she heard that DePaul University here was willing to accept a series of short essays in lieu of test scores.
The questions were designed to elicit responses that would gauge traits such as perseverance, adaptability and discipline. More...

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Liberty, equality, fraternity in the wake of Charlie Hebdo

By Ian Coller. Beyond the tourist fantasy of the Louvre and the Eiffel Tower, France today is a fabulously colourful mixture of Christians, Muslims, Jews, Buddhists, Hindus, atheists. This is the situation all over Europe. Yet many Europeans are deeply uneasy with this diversity.
The names of Charlie Hebdo victims reveal the diversity hidden by the Je suis Charlie hashtag: cartoonists and writers Charb, Cabu, Wolinski; psychoanalyst Elsa Cayat; proofreader Mustapha Ourrad; policemen Franck Brinsolaro and Ahmed Merabet; two students killed in a kosher supermarket, Yoav Hattab and Yohan Cohen.
Yet media and government often still refer to Muslims as “them”: tolerated foreigners, immigrants graciously accorded rights by the state. And Muslims often respond by considering themselves unwanted outsiders, even enemies.
Until World War II, many believed that Jews could not be French. That lie was at the heart of the Dreyfus Affair that tore the country in two. Under the Nazi occupation, millions of Jews were arrested across Europe and sent to their deaths.
Since the 1980s, France has come to terms with the ugly truth about its role in those deportations. When it comes to Islam, however, many Europeans still suffer from historical amnesia. Read more...

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Will White House Free Community College Plan Put Students To Work?

By . The Obama administration is proposing to make community college free for as many as 9 million students nationwide, with a plan modeled on a new program in Tennessee launched by the state’s Republican governor.
The White House says the policy would save students about $3,800 a year on average. But the viability of such a proposal hinges on the question that many U.S. community colleges are struggling with, as the New York Times reported: Even if you get students in the door, can you get them to graduate -- and with degrees that lead to good jobs? More...

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Profildaten zur Internationalität deutscher Hochschulen

HRK HochschulrektorenkonferenzDie Hochschulrektorenkonferenz, der Deutsche Akademische Austauschdienst (DAAD) und die Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung (AvH) führen in Zusammenarbeit mit der Gesellschaft für empirische Studien ein Serviceprojekt zur Erhebung von Profildaten
zur Internationalität der deutschen Hochschulen durch.

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