27 mai 2018

Academia is built on exploitation. We must break this vicious circle

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianWhat did I find when I joined a university? Poor mental health, huge workloads, ego-driven professors and rampant plagiarism. More...

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Struggling with revision? Here's how to prepare for exams more efficiently

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianFrom excessive highlighting to cramming, it’s easy to get into bad revision habits. Here, experts point a better way forward. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 10:40 - - Permalien [#]

Universities need to tackle racism head-on, not deny it exists

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianFor too long, institutions have swept racist incidents under the carpet for fear of bad PR. Now black students are speaking out. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 10:39 - - Permalien [#]

It's time for universities to make race equality a priority

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianUniversities say they are taking steps to promote BAME staff and address the attainment gap, but progress is far too slow. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 10:38 - - Permalien [#]

A few more Oxbridge places for disadvantaged children is just tinkering

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianIf you’re disabled, BAME or from low-income background, the barriers to a good education kick in long before university. More...

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New graduates want to be their own boss – here's how to do it

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianMore than half the current crop of university leavers say they are planning go it alone as entrepreneurs or freelancers – what advice could help them make self-employment a success. More...

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NHS spends almost £1.5bn a year on temporary nursing staff – report

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianMoney could pay for 66,000 qualified registered nurses to fill shortfall, according to research by the Open University. More...

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The divisive issue of grammar schools returns

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianReaders respond to the news that grammar schools in England are to get a £50m expansion fund. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 09:55 - - Permalien [#]

Action, not more reports, needed to tackle student mental health

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianThe Universities UK report Minding Our Future highlights what those of us who work with students have known for many years (Call for urgent action to improve mental health services for students, 11 May). Mental health services are not integrated, and they do not always follow the person if he or she relocates, assuming that services are available for younger people and that they are able to access them. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 09:54 - - Permalien [#]

One million students join calls for vote on Brexit deal

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianProtests ‘will dwarf action over tuition fees’ as May and Corbyn face mounting pressure. More...

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