02 janvier 2018

Rushing students through university and fixating on science is not the way forward

The Guardian homeIt is to our detriment that the political focus on technology sees science and society as separate or even as being opposed. We need joined-up thinking. More...

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When my industrial partner pulled out, my PhD went down the drain

The Guardian homeI signed up for a PhD with funding from industry, but when that was retracted I was left with no support. Universities should have a plan B for students like me. More...

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We don't see women as leaders – and it's holding them back in our universities

The Guardian homeWe must tackle the stereotypes that stop women applying for top jobs in higher education. Until then, UK universities will remain bastions of gender inequality. More...

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‘Career ready’ out of high school? Why the nation needs to let go of that myth

The ConversationUnlike old-fashioned vocational education, high school-level career and technical education doesn’t really prepare people for jobs directly after high school. While the stated end goal of K-12 education in America is for students to be “college and career ready,” the reality is the existence of career-ready high school graduates is a myth. The expectation that high school produces career-ready adults in a 21st century economy is unrealistic and counterproductive. More...

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Hiruk pikuk ‘bahaya’ komunis: sampai kapan?

The ConversationDi ruang publik “komunisme” menjadi topik yang super meriah. Nyaris tak ada topik lain yang lebih dibahas dalam tiga generasi paling mutakhir. Mungkin yang mengungguli popularitasnya hanya topik keagamaan, khususnya Islam. More...

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#MeTourism: the hidden costs of selfie tourism

The ConversationTechnology has changed the way we travel. Smartphones, travellers’ comments and photos, search engines and algorithms can all inspire and empower us to plan complex journeys all over the globe within minutes. More...

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Funding reform for schools and higher education dominated much of the conversation in 2017

The ConversationThe year 2017 is finally coming to an end. How much do you remember about the year in education news? In true education fashion, I created a handy pop quiz to test and improve your knowledge. Let us know in the comments how you scored. More...

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Why we need to rethink supplementary examinations

The ConversationA supplementary exam is a form of further assessment offered to students who have not satisfied the passing criteria set by the educational institution for a particular course. Each institution has a different supplementary assessment policy. More...

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Deep Internationalization & Infrastructure

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/globalhighered.jpgBy Kris Olds. On experiments in deep internationalization via the development of outward-facing forms of city-based infrastructure.
Over the last several years, it has been interesting to see the development of some new and relatively deep collaborative models of institutional (or 'commercial,' using GATS parlance) presence in territories outside of universities' main campuses. These new models tend to be research- and graduate or professional education-oriented, with relatively strong interdisciplinary inclination. More...

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7 Years of Social Media Repetition - Time to Be Bold, Again.

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/student_affairs_and_technology_blog_header.jpgBy Eric Stoller. It's been more than 7 years since I started blogging for Inside Higher Ed. Lately, a lot of my posts are starting to feel slightly like broken records. Spinning the same concepts and ideas over and over again with the occasional post that steps outside of the safe lane. More...

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