07 novembre 2018

How FE colleges deliver dynamism and entrepreneurship in degrees

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"The Post-18 Review has the potential to create real opportunities for further education (FE) or alternatively to be a damp squib. Which will it be. More...

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We need a step-change in higher technical learning to boost productivity

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"According to the recently-published Skills and Employment Survey, the UK workforce is working harder than ever before. Though the image of exhausted workers may be depressingly familiar, it is nevertheless at odds with official statistics that indicate productivity has hardly risen since the financial crisis of 2008. More...

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A South African View on Decolonizing Knowledge and Universities – HEPI’s 2018 Annual Lecture

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"This year is the 100th anniversary of the birth of Nelson Mandela. So it is fitting that – on 27th November 2018 – it will be HEPI’s first ever Annual Lecture on African higher education. More...

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Some good budget-time reading? Try Vicky Olive’s HEPI report on University Cross-Subsidies

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"We at HEPI are delighted that Vicky Olive’s report How much is too much? Cross-subsidies from teaching to research in British Universities has put her on the ‘Wonk to watch’ list at Wonkhe’s awards this year. It’s a piece well-armed with ‘killer facts’ with continuing relevance to policy debates. More...

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After the storm: Responding to critiques of our paper on student finance in Wales

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"To my surprise, our recent paper on the new Welsh student funding system has proved more controversial than anything HEPI has published since our 2016 paper on male underachievement. More...

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Google searches for “University Acceptance Rates” increased 714% in the last 5 years

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"In higher education, the “Acceptance Rate” is the number of placed students at an institution divided by the number of applicants. It is usually expressed as a percentage. 
So a university with 3,000 placed students and 10,000 applicants would have an acceptance rate of 30%
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Why is the UK so far behind in Tertiary Education enrolment?

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"World Bank data on the gross enrolment ratio in tertiary education provides one useful comparison metric of what is happening on the macro scale. To be clear, this is not just measuring Higher Education, which the UK tends to score fairly well on, but all forms of educatioafter higher secondary (defined as ISCED levels 5-8). More...

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How is your wellbeing? HE staff views sought for survey

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"However, it is vital that the mental health and wellbeing of staff working in higher education is not forgotten and is given equal attention. Whenever HEPI surveys students on their mental health and wellbeing, we are often asked whether we hold similar data on staff. Now there is an initiative to collect exactly that kind of data. More...

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Dyslexia Awareness Week: Are educational institutions due an update on dyslexia aid?

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"Studies have found that, on average, three children in every classroom are dyslexic which causes them to struggle with literacy. This equates to around 1.2 million children that find reading and writing in lessons a challenge. More...

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The Moodle/Blackboard Breakup: The Long and the Short of It

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "mfeldstein.com logo"By . One piece of news we never circled back to after the crush of LMS conference season updates was the ending of the Blackboard's membership in the Moodle Partner program. To recap, Moodle Pty., the company that runs Moodle development and owns the Moodle trademark, suddenly announced right around BbWorld that it was ending Blackboard's membership in the Moodle Partner program. More...

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