02 mai 2017

Professors are hired to teach, but few are ever taught how

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. If 60 full-time faculty members each retained one additional student per course who would have otherwise dropped out, the college could stand to gain an additional $1.6 million per year in revenue. More...

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All Chicago's Urban Prep Academies seniors admitted to college

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Students at Urban Prep Academies are making Chicago proud. For the eighth consecutive year, 100 percent of the school's seniors have been admitted to college. More...

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Tech trends sweeping university communities

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Traditional barriers between physical and virtual learning and research must be erased to support a next-generation learning environment. More...

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First Amendment advocates give campus speech bill mixed reviews

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. First Amendment watchdogs say a Republican bill that would require University of Wisconsin System officials to punish students and employees who interrupt speeches could help address what they see as growing hostility to opposing ideas among some on college campuses. More...

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Diversity fly-in programs make campus visits accessible

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. College diversity programs that pay for high-achieving high school seniors – who are usually low-income, first-generation or students of color – to visit campus, give teens who can't afford to travel out of state for a college tour the opportunity to try the college experience. More...

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Abusive teachers, lecturers risk losing qualifications

Lecturers in universities and colleges as well as teachers in public and private schools who are found guilty of abusing students risk having their degrees and diplomas cancelled by the government to curb rampant abuse, especially of female learners, reports Bulawayo24.com. More...

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New education plan faces some criticism

Myanmar is launching a long-term plan to improve its education system after years of neglect under its former military leaders, writes Paul Vrieze for VOA News. More...

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Copyright agency diverts funds meant for authors

Australia's government-mandated copyright collection agency has been diverting payments intended for journalists and authors to a AU$15 million (US$11 million) ‘future fund’ to fight changes to the law, writes Peter Martin for The Sydney Morning Herald. More...

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Ministry considers standardised HE admission test

The higher education ministry is working on reviving a proposal to form the National Egyptian Council for Evaluation and Assessment which would manage students' university admissions, writes Al-Masry Al-Youm for Egypt Independent. More...

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Ministry ratifies first law on education

The Palestinian education ministry recently announced the ratification of their first law on education to bring significant changes to the educational and academic process in the Palestinian territories, writes Ahmad Melhem for Al-Monitor.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas ratified the first Palestinian Law for Education and Higher Education on 6 April, after the cabinet submitted it on 7 March to replace the applicable Arab laws in the Palestinian territories (the Jordanian law in the West Bank and the Egyptian law in the Gaza Strip)
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