28 janvier 2019

Students “shocked” by ACT migration changes

By Anton Crace. International students have gathered outside Canberra’s Legislative Assembly to protest the partial closure of the Australian Capital Territory’s skilled nomination visa scheme which they claim broke an “implied promise” of migration to the area. More...

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Vietnam increases domestic participation in international schools

By Anton Crace. A new decree from Vietnam’s government will increase the allowed proportion of domestic students in foreign-owned international schools, in a move being viewed by experts as a bid to attract more foreign investment and potentially encourage more students to remain in the country. More...

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European LGBTQ+ intled taskforce established

By Anton Crace. EAIE has set up an LGBTQ+ taskforce to advise the organisation on how best to include students, academics and professionals from diverse backgrounds and increase equity and access to education. More...

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Une campagne pour lutter contre l’homophobie et la transphobie à l’école

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "etudiant.lefigaro"«Ça suffit!», peut-on lire sur les posters et «flyers» qui seront distribués dans tous les établissements du second degré. Les lettres noires et couleur arc-en-ciel barrent différentes formes de discriminations inscrites en arrière-plan. Avec un slogan: «tous égaux, tous alliés». Plus...

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Professor Terminated Over Nazi Salute

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Housatonic Community College in Connecticut fired a professor who gave administrators a Nazi salute and shouted at them in German to compare them to Nazis, it announced Thursday. More...

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Public Comment Period Extended for Title IX Rule

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Department of Education said Thursday it would extend the public comment period for a proposed Title IX sexual misconduct rule. Technical issues have made the website that accepts public comments on federal rules unavailable since Wednesday. More...

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DeVos to Rewrite Overhaul of Obama Loan Rule

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Education Department will rewrite its overhaul of a 2016 student loan rule, officials said last week. And the new proposal will likely drop the most restrictive provisions of an earlier attempt to replace the regulations. More...

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Giving a Hand to Students During Shutdown

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Many college students rely on income -- whether a parent's or their own -- from closed federal agencies. Some colleges are trying to help. More...

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ABA Renews Proposal to Raise Bar-Passage Standards

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The American Bar Association’s accreditation arm plans later this month to make another push to raise the standards for bar-passage rates a law school must meet to retain its recognition. More...

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Warren Pressures Colleges to Drop Wells Fargo

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. In a letter sent to a group of college presidents last week, Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Massachusetts Democrat, suggested they re-evaluate their relationships with Wells Fargo, which charges higher average fees to users of consumer-sponsored credit cards than any other company. More...

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