31 mai 2018

Manifesto idea #1: Professor Tim Quine

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"The Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) has shone a light on differential outcomes at universities but we need to know more about why these differences happen. The Office for Students should encourage universities to conduct rigorous research to uncover any hidden assumptions about the content and delivery of the existing curriculum as well as the examination and assessment techniques currently employed. More...

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Introducing our manifesto for the new Director of Fair Access and Participation

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"Today, the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) and Brightside have released a new report, Reaching the parts of society universities have missed: A manifesto for the new Director of Fair Access and Participation. The ideas contained in the report are as diverse as the voices and, beginning today, we will be featuring each entry in a dedicated blog series – showcasing two ideas per day.
To begin the series, Paul Clarke (Head of External Affairs at Brightside) introduces the report and our rationale behind it.
A crucial part of widening participation work is helping prospective students plan for their future: to embrace change with confidence and see the opportunities beyond the apparent obstacles in their path. This has been a challenge for the widening participation sector itself, ever since the Dearing Report in 1997 launched the modern widening participation agenda. A year later, tuition fees were introduced for the first time, beginning a series of policies which have left higher education in a state of continual flux. More...

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Oxbridge students work harder, are more satisfied and get better value for money than other students but have less creative

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"The Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) is publishing a report on the student experience at the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge. The study shows how this differs from the experience at other Russell Group universities and all UK universities. More...

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New report calls on universities to take radical steps to make higher education accessible for all

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"Reaching the parts of society universities have missed: A manifesto for the new Director of Fair Access and Participation contains the views of 35 leading thinkers from academia, university administration, Parliament, think tanks and the media. More...

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Les salariés exposés aux agents biologiques - Les résultats de l’enquête Sumer 2009-2010

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En 2010, selon l’enquête Surveillance médicale des expositions des salariés aux risques professionnels (Sumer), 22,2 % des salariés sont exposés à des agents biologiques (bactéries, virus, parasites,champignons), soit plus de 4,7 millions de personnes.
Les expositions « délibérées » aux agents biologiques sont celles où le processus de recherche ou de production nécessite l’utilisation d’agents identifiés et contrôlés. Elles concernent 0,7 % des salariés (158 200 personnes), principalement des fonctionnaires travaillant dans le domaine des études et de la recherche.
Les expositions « potentielles » aux agents biologiques sont les plus fréquentes : 4 738 300 salariés (21,9 %) sont ainsi exposés à des agents biologiques, avec un risque d’exposition supérieur à celui de la population générale. De plus, les expositions potentielles surviennent lors d’un contact humain pour 3 121 600 de salariés (14,5 %).

- Dares Résultats 2018-022 - Les salariés exposés aux agents biologiques

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Strategies for success

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"It’s no secret: the higher education sector is heading for a period of turbulence. Although demand for full-time, undergraduate places in England is set to grow in the long term (as outlined in HEPI report 105), in the short-term, the situation promises to be far from comfortable. Over the next three years, the demographic headwind is set to blow against the sector, as the number of 18-year-olds in the population continues to shrink. Continued uncertainty over Brexit, international student recruitment and the future funding of tertiary education in England could also impact negatively on total student numbers. More...

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Interview with CEO of Instructure on changes to executive team

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "mfeldstein.com logo"By and . Instructure is now a decade old as a company and faces a crucial test this year with recent changes to their executive management team and the need to scale both Canvas (academic LMS) and Bridge (corporate learning LMS). More...

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Top Hat’s OER Announcement: Doubling down on faculty engagement

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "mfeldstein.com logo"By . Several months ago I wrote a post looking at the Top Hat's push into digital curricular materials through their Textbook product and Marketplace for digital course content. Leading up to that post, I had been planning to cover the Open Educational Resources (OER) angle, as the Marketplace included a number of openly-licensed material, much of it from OpenStax, and Top Hat had already begun marketing itself as an OER provider. More...

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Empirical Educators Define the Project

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "mfeldstein.com logo"By . In my last post, I wrote that the Empirical Educator Project (EEP) is e-Literate's way of putting our money where our mouth is, so to speak, regarding our own theory of change for improving student success and closing achievement gaps. What is that theory? I articulated it in some detail last February, before our inaugural summit. More...

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Disclosure Update

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "mfeldstein.com logo"By . Regular readers know that we try to be as transparent as we can about the funding sources of our business, particularly when those sources are from organizations that we write about. This is an update about our relationship with a long-term funding source for e-Literate: The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF). More...

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