16 novembre 2015

University reform is coming – get ready for another numbers game

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifByMike Boxall. Universities are bracing themselves for some of the most disruptive changes to higher education for more than 20 years. The imminent higher education green paper is widely expected to sweep away the funding and regulatory regime that has shaped the sector since the seminal 1992 Further and Higher Education Act, and replace it with new rules of engagement and new control mechanisms. More...

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Academics: you are going to fail, so learn how to do it better

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifByAlexander Clark and Bailey Sousa. Failure is everywhere and nowhere for academics. Manuscripts and grant applications are written but rejected, career plans go awry, students struggle, interpersonal conflicts occur, job applications are unsuccessful. And yet our CVs, departments and conferences focus on success – making it appear constant and effortless for others. More...

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How do we break down barriers to access for people with disabilities?

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. New Big Lottery-funded research initiative, Drill, will rely on partnerships between disabled people and academics to uncover and pilot good ideas. More...

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Myth: young people have abandoned language learning

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Fact:applications to language degrees have plummeted – but students are finding novel ways to learn. More...

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Universities body corrects figures on graduates' schooling

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifByPress Association. Greater proportion of independent school graduates than state school graduates were awarded a top degree, not the other way around. More...

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Hand it over, higher ed: why colleges deserve universities' funding

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifByKirstie Donnelly. Further education has been the ‘neglected middle child’ for too long – it’s time for universities to share the wealth. More...

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The Teaching Excellence Framework: can higher education up its game?

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. Student satisfaction will be central to the government’s new assessment system, but critics say data can be a poor measure of university teaching. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 22:33 - - Permalien [#]

In defence of the annoying mature-age student

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. You might think they’re a pain, but the mature-age students I prepare for university are thrilled to receive the intellectual nourishment they thought was reserved for others. More...

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We'll lose something vital if we stop debate on campus and beyond

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. It is vital that we remain exactly what we are: a tolerant society that makes no demand on us but to obey the rule of law. More...

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Hausse du taux d’emploi des travailleurs handicapés en 2013

Logo de l'Agence Régionale de la Formation tout au long de la vie (ARFTLV Poitou-charentes)En 2013, 386 700 travailleurs handicapés ont été employés dans les 99 800 établissements assujettis à l’obligation d’emploi des travailleurs handicapés (OETH). Ces salariés représentaient 3,3 % des effectifs de ces établissements, soit 295 400 équivalents temps plein sur l’année. Leur nombre ainsi que leur part dans les effectifs ont augmenté. En 2013, 36 500 nouvelles embauches de travailleurs handicapés ont eu lieu (contre 37 600 en 2012), plus souvent en CDD (38 %) qu’en CDI (31 %), et ce quelle que soit la taille de l’établissement.
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