26 novembre 2016

Universities are using casual contracts to put profit before people

The Guardian homeBy . There is a place for casualised work in academia but it is becoming so widespread that talent is being driven away, and both staff and students suffer. More...

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Economics teaching is still neglecting critical thought

The Guardian homeBy . Students can go through their entire degree without being asked to express an opinion. Thankfully, things are slowly beginning to change. More...

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App for being a better parent works, Oxford University study finds

The Guardian homeBy . Researchers say local authorities and schools should consider using digital outreach as way of improving school readiness among infants. More...

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London attracts one-quarter of graduates from UK universities

The Guardian homeBy . Centre for Cities report finds 24% of new graduates in 2014 and 2015 were working in capital within six months of finishing. More...

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Have you moved from the north to the south of England?

The Guardian homeBy . Britain’s largest northern cities have lost 310,000 graduates in the past decade. If you moved from the north, we’d like you to share your experiences. More...

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Universities wise up to the needs of staff with disabilities

The Guardian homeBy . Managers are starting to take responsibility – and making sure people get the adjustments they need. More...

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Universities and NUS plan boycott of flagship teaching rankings

The Guardian homeBy . Vice-chancellors and students protest over government ranking system, the Teaching Excellence Framework, which will be linked to tuition fees. More...

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Universities struggle to meet green goals

The Guardian homeBy . Government blamed for stalling of energy saving, as People & Planet table reveals 75% of campuses are set to miss carbon targets. More...

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University LGBT initiatives: there's still room for improvement

The Guardian homeBy . Despite significant advances for LGBT recognition in universities over the last 20 years, campaigners say there is still more to be done. More...

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Do universities’ workforces reflect the diversity of their students?

The Guardian homeBy . A diverse workforce can only help a university to engage with students from many different backgrounds, so what can be done to ensure the faculty is truly representative. More...

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