01 octobre 2015

Teaching was my dream job, until I discovered the reality

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifByDeclan Carey. I was sure I wanted to be a teacher, but my experience as a classroom assistant made me think twice. More...

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Unfair charges for utilities cost students £335m a year

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Ombudsman urges students to stand up for their rights when dealing with energy suppliers, telecoms firms and landlords. More...

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Japan's humanities chop sends shivers down academic spines

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Japanese universities are cutting humanities and social sciences in favour of ‘practical’ subjects, sparking global concern. More...

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Proposed student loan changes would affect women and poor most – study

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifByPress Association. Research finds George Osborne’s proposals to freeze the repayment minimum salary at £21,000 and replace grants with loans could significantly increase costs. More...

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Women with degrees earn three times as much as those without

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Research from the IFS, Cambridge and Harvard also suggests graduates’ gender pay gap is less than official figures say. More...

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How PowerPoint is killing critical thought

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Bored students is the least of it – the bullet point-ization of information is making us stupid and irresponsible. More...

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Academics: leave your ivory towers and pitch your work to the media

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifByKristal Brent Zook. Publishing in academic journals is prestigious, but sharing your ideas with a wider audience is exciting and full of unexpected rewards. More...

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A professor writes: 'I look like an LGBT engineer'

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifByElena Rodriguez-Falcon. Do gay people shun engineering – or are they keeping their sexuality secret? Either way, it’s time to change the atmosphere in university departments. More...

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Sleepless students pay the price for university construction boom

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Tourist-style prospectuses promise flash new halls and facilities, but many students are tired of living on a building site and think the money could be better spent. More...

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Let’s turn Oxbridge into a comprehensive

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. If universities want to increase opportunities for women and working class and BME people, they should think about abolishing selection criteria. More...

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