01 avril 2016

Community colleges reach contract deal

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. There's a tentative contract agreement for about 2,000 faculty and staff at 15 community colleges in Massachusetts. More...

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Would Sanders’s college plan be a boon for African American students?

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A growing body of research suggests that African Americans are bearing the brunt of the student debt burden, as they are more likely than other groups to borrow for college and fall behind on payments. More...

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The six tech advances in higher ed preparing students for work

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Media coverage of higher education often focuses on the increased cost of college that places its graduates into an overload of debt with no decent job at the end. More...

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University foundations, engineering firms donate to bond campaign

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The bulk of the $2M raised on behalf of the Connect NC bond referendum came from foundations associated with the state's universities and community colleges, which stand to benefit from the $2B referendum. More...

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Americans moving to Europe for free college

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. More and more Americans are escaping the mounting costs of increasing college tuition by opting to attend colleges and universities abroad, and more specifically, in Europe. More...

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Can our colleges be saved?

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. The public is steadily losing confidence in undergraduate education, given that we hear constantly about how poorly educated today’s graduates are and how few well-paying jobs await them. More...

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Even well-off black students carry more loan debt says study

University Business LogoSubmitted by Tim Goral. As student loan debt plays a growing role in the gap between America's haves and have-nots, new research suggests that imbalance could make it even harder for young minorities to climb the income ladder. More...

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College tutors not just for struggling students

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. As higher education grows ever more costly and government insists on better retention and graduation rates, colleges and universities are turning to an old-fashioned recipe for success: Attention and one-on-one help. More...

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Accord pour augmenter les rémunérations des formateurs

http://www.arftlv.org/images/logos/logo.jpgLes partenaires sociaux de la branche des organismes privés de formation ont conclu, le 10 mars 2016, un accord majorant les minima conventionnels pour la période allant du 1er mars 2016 au 27 février 2017.
Voir la nouvelle grille. Voir l'article...

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La formation professionnelle inscrite à l'agenda social de la fonction publique

http://www.arftlv.org/images/logos/logo.jpgLa ministre souhaite que l’agenda social comprenne deux thèmes majeurs : la santé et la qualité de vie au travail, et le développement des compétences, la formation et les parcours de professionnalisation tout au long de la carrière. Deux thèmes qui pourraient alimenter un compte personnel d’activité spécifique aux fonctionnaires. Voir l'article...

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