15 juillet 2016

Master's grads refused licenses

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Terry Fredrickson. About 2,500 master's graduates of Bangkokthonburi University's Educational Administration programme in 2014 will not be receiving licenses because of alleged irregularities in their programme. More...

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Rectors are outraged by draft education budget for 2017

Prague Daily MonitorBy . University rectors are outraged by the draft education budget for next year and the Czech Rectors' Conference (CKR) called on the academic community on Thursday to publicly disagree with this, Tomas Zima, CKR chairman and Charles University rector, has told CTK. More...

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How Companies Profit Off Education at Nonprofit Schools

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theatlantic.com logo"By . Selling the dream of a college education is big, profitable business. In 2014, four companies that own and run for-profit colleges collected in excess of $1 billion each. To boost their enrollments and profits, many for-profit schools pioneered modern marketing tactics such as websites that collect information to generate marketing leads, text message follow-ups to inquiries, and phone banks with ambitious “career counselors” ready to help students complete financial-aid requirements and enroll. More...

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Did a Norwegian law inadvertently cut innovation in universities?

By Making Sen$e Editor. Each month, the NBER Digest summarizes several recent NBER working papers. These papers have not been peer-reviewed, but are circulated by their authors for comment and discussion. With the NBER’s blessing, Making Sen$e is pleased to feature these summaries regularly on our page. More...

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Chasing China’s Edtech Unicorns: A Cautionary Tale

EdSurge LogoBy Todd Maurer. There is little doubt that China’s record $1.7 billion invested in 44 edtech companies last year is helping to provide one of the world’s most dynamic education market with increased access quality learning and spurring a movement toward social impact investing. But in the competitive scramble for gaining market share at high cost and rapid speed—not to mention the rush for early investors to cash out—there are seeds of potential failure. More...

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France backpedals on last minute research budget cuts

Chemistry WorldBy . France’s president François Hollande has agreed to cancel more than half of €256 million (£200 million) worth of budget cuts to research and higher education in response to heavy criticism from scientists. More...

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Pandilleros cobran peaje a escolares en Alajuelita

Résultat de recherche d'images pour Por Katherine Chaves R. Professional services firm Deloitte has changed its selection process so recruiters do not know where candidates went to school or university.
It hopes to prevent "unconscious bias" and tap a more diverse "talent pool". More...

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Bogotá será la sede del Latin America Universities Summit

Résultat de recherche d'images pour The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is meant to be a watchdog for hundreds of for-profit schools, wielding the stamp of approval that colleges need to receive federal money. It's one of many accreditors authorized by the U.S. Education Department to ensure the quality of schools. But the nonprofit is being accused of employing lax standards and failing to stop schools from preying on students. More...

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For-profit college watchdog under federal scrutiny

MailOnline - news, sport, celebrity, science and health storiesA Tongan MP has proposed that MPs' salaries be boosted to match those of parliamentarians in Fiji and Samoa.
Ha'apai MP Vili Hingano told parliament that Samoan MPs get over 36 thousand US dollars and Tongans should get the same to reflect their work performance and work load. More...

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Tongan MP wants pay to match Pacific counterparts

Résultat de recherche d'images pour A Tongan MP has proposed that MPs' salaries be boosted to match those of parliamentarians in Fiji and Samoa.
Ha'apai MP Vili Hingano told parliament that Samoan MPs get over 36 thousand US dollars and Tongans should get the same to reflect their work performance and work load. More...

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