22 décembre 2017

Two-year degrees leave a maturity gap – let's fill it with volunteering

The Guardian homeStudents say they need a three-year degree to grow in maturity and transition to university. But could they do it through a year of volunteering instead. More...

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Bullies have no place in academia – even if they're star scientists

The Guardian homeMy bullying supervisor damaged my mental health. But when I stood up to him, I received no support from my university. More...

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Christmas books to inform and inspire your work in universities

The Guardian homeAfter a difficult year in higher education, the festive break is a time to reset and rethink. Here are four inspiring reads for your stocking. More...

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Universities are bastions of privilege. They have to change

The Guardian homeThe astronomical course fees for these bloated institutions are no longer defensible. Two-year degrees would be a good move. More...

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Poorest school-leavers half as likely to attend university as their peers

The Guardian homeUcas admission data shows that entry rate for pupils on free school meals was 17% while rate for others was 34%. More...

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Universities minister demands restraint over vice-chancellors' pay

The Guardian homeJo Johnson says pay policies should be published more openly and VCs should not sit on committees that set their salaries. More...

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Tackling sexual harassment on campus is about more than naming and shaming

The Guardian homeDysfunctional systems aren’t fixed through knee-jerk punishments. We need cultural change which makes a difference in the long term. More...

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The two-year degree shows education has become just another commodity

The Guardian homeA government does not boost access to degrees by cramming the same work into less time, for more money. The idea of education as a social good is fading fast. More...

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They made the education news in 2017 – but what happened next?

The Guardian homeFrom the maths teacher hauled off a plane on his school trip to the US to the vice-chancellor who accused a Tory whip of McCathyism: we find out how they’re doing now. More...

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New universities regulator warns of senior pay crackdown

The Guardian homeUniversities need to curb the high levels of pay for vice-chancellors and other senior staff or face a crackdown, the head of the new higher education regulator has told MPs. More...

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