22 décembre 2017

Students against period poverty: why young activists are seeing red

The Guardian homeThe price of tampons and sanitary towels is forcing disadvantaged girls to miss school. I’m joining my fellow students in protest against this injustice. More...

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Don't panic: two-year degrees are unlikely to radically shake up universities

The Guardian homeIt will probably only be private providers which offer two-year degrees – but it’s up to universities to convincingly articulate the value of a slower process. More...

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Let’s say Auf Wiedersehen to England’s embarrassing tuition fees

The Guardian homeJust look at Germany: no university tuition fees, no fat-cat pay scandals. The UK system is indefensible. More...

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Disadvantaged students given lower predicted A-level grades, report says

The Guardian homeBright students from poorer backgrounds are more likely than their wealthier peers to be given predicted A-level grades lower than they actually achieve, putting them at a disadvantage in their university applications, according to a new report. More...

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Mindfulness boosts student mental health during exams, study finds

The Guardian homeCambridge University research shows technique helps to build resilience among undergraduates even in periods of high stress. More...

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Education matters under the spotlight

The Guardian homeIn fact, we exist to make sure that children in low-income areas have great teachers. All our participants earn fully qualified teacher status and a postgraduate diploma in education over a two-year training programme. More...

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Save on student life: four ways to split the bill with housemates

The Guardian homeEvery student flat has witnessed its share of messy breakups, mouldy pans and Whatsapp fights over unpaid bills. But if you get on with your housemates, you can save money by splitting costs with them. More...

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If we're going to have two-year degrees, leave them to revived polytechnics

The Guardian homeFor once there is something in an article by Simon Jenkins with which I agree. He wrote that “Britain’s wiping out of polytechnics in the 1990s and the subsequent suppression of 16-plus technical education was a disaster ... It left industry bereft of trained skills and work ethic, and reliant on foreign migrants.” More...

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I spent half my student days in chicken shops. Just as worthwhile as a seminar

The Guardian homeAt university I always felt like I was studying for two degrees. “You’d better not be submitting any of that Chicken Shack, Amelia,” my tutor would say during seminars, much to my embarrassment. More...

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In search of a university system that best serves society

The Guardian homeUniversities must be held to account and be open to fair criticism but it should be based on evidence and research, not facile generalisations. More...

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