15 mai 2016

QAA set to retain key role in monitoring university standards

By Chris Havergal. The QAA looks likely to secure four of six tenders being offered by the Higher Education Funding Council for England, with one each being taken by the Higher Education Academy and the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education. More...

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New graduate employment survey could use tax data

By Chris Havergal. Use of HMRC records could allow reformed DLHE to focus on areas such as happiness and skills. More...

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Why are sandwich courses seeing a resurgence?

By Carolyn Wickware. Year after year, graduate recruiters emphasise the weight a good work placement carries in the hiring process. More...

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China’s top university students: pressures on a ‘fragile elite’

By David Matthews. New book explores the anxieties of Peking and Tsinghua students caught between their parents, the Communist Party and new Western ideas about education. More...

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Online tutoring by students raises access fears

By David Matthews. Start-up firm Spires plans rapid expansion across UK universities, and says it could help social mobility – but others see private tutoring as harming access. More...

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UCL expenses rules mean staff seen as ‘inherently untrustworthy’

By David MatthewsUniversity revises policy after backlash from academics. More...

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Peer review under the microscope in new journal

By David Matthews. Research Integrity and Peer Review will look at every stage of the scientific process, and could even change its own review system depending on what it finds. More...

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Eurovision block voting: does anything similar occur in research?

By David Matthews. Data on international collaborations hint at importance of place, politics and history. More...

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The dangers of ‘character education’ in universities

By David Matthews. Academics, take notice: the idea of “character education” may be coming to universities.
In an analysis this week, I’ve looked at calls for universities to try to teach their students resilience and “grit” – the ability to bounce back from failure. More...

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University-business links: focus on 'value not volume'

By John Elmes. Such partnerships are healthy but a NCUB report says more are needed to boost UK prosperity. More...

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