03 août 2018

Let's celebrate - not fear - the growing competition for overseas students

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianInternational higher education isn’t about a few countries getting all the students, it’s about giving young people opportunities. More...

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Why is the government halting loan payments to vulnerable students?

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianA fraud investigation has left students estranged from their families in extreme poverty. We need an understanding system. More...

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‘We took acid and got scared of the pillowcases’: what we learned from our holiday jobs

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianCan summer work be life-enhancing? Writers, politicians and musicians share what they learned in the laundrette, behind the bar – or cleaning earwax off hearing aids. More...

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Student Loans Company 'spied on vulnerable students' social media'

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianThe Student Loans Company (SLC) has been accused of spying on the social media accounts of vulnerable students as part of an anti-fraud drive that resulted in some losing funding and dropping out of university despite no finding of guilt against them. More...

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Telling women how not to get raped won't stop sexual violence on campus

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianUniversities need to adopt strategies that focus on the perpetrator – and the role of power – rather than the victim. More...

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Fair trade cocaine wouldn’t delight dealers

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianAll cocaine use, regardless of class – in fact all illicit drug use, regardless of class – causes misery through the supply chain (Middle-class cocaine use fuels misery, says Met chief, 1 August). Worse, it lines the pockets of some of the nastiest people on the planet. More...

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Why are so many academic conferences hostile to women?

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianWe’re not only patronised and harassed. I attended a venue in a rough neighbourhood, where delegates were physically threatened. More...

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Why I use Harry Potter to teach a college course on child development

The ConversationIn an effort to find a more engaging way to present child development to new psychology students, I decided to use a book about a little orphan boy who later discovers he is a wizard. More...

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Why fewer kids work the kind of summer jobs that their parents used to have

The ConversationWhile the presence of teenagers in the summer workforce in July 1978 was at 72 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Current Population Survey reported a July 2016 teen labor force participation rate of 43 percent. A recent report by the Pew Research Center analyzed the average summer employment rate for 16- to 19-year-olds in June, July and August 2017 and found that only 35 percent of teens has a summer job. More...

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Healthy relationships education offers a real chance to reduce domestic violence

The ConversationAs part of the new-style sex education curriculum, school pupils will soon start learning about healthy intimate relationships – which could help to significantly reduce future domestic abuse in the UK. In recent research we did on this issue we spoke to various professionals who work with victims of domestic abuse. More...

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