05 avril 2019

‘For the few, not the many’ still drives Scotland’s schools system

The GuardianIn Scotland, the new middle-class rites of spring are upon us. They may not yet carry the resonance of Glyndebourne, Henley or Royal Ascot but the social and economic implications for thousands of families are quite profound. More...

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Foreign students who stay to work in UK pay £3.2bn in taxes – study

The GuardianThe first major report into the boost overseas students give the economy found non-UK graduates do not take jobs from local residents, because they largely obtain work in highly qualified areas such as economics or science, or in sectors that suffer acute shortages, such as teaching and nursing. More...

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What are your experiences of racism at UK universities?

The GuardianHow well do you think your university addresses racism? How well represented are BAME staff in your department. More...

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'Mindblowing' haul of fossils over 500m years old unearthed in China

The GuardianThousands of fossils date back to huge burst in diversity of life on Earth known as Cambrian explosion. More...

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Oxford college to investigate its own role in colonialism

The GuardianNew academic post will enable St John’s to study the part it played in the British Empire. More...

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Nearly 25% of English universities in deficit last year, figures show

The GuardianNearly one in four universities in England were in deficit last year, according to an official compilation of data that suggests more financial difficulties could be on the way. More...

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Academics: it's time to get behind decolonising the curriculum

The GuardianIt’s been four years since the first Rhodes Must Fall protests, yet people misunderstand what decolonising reading lists means. More...

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Hinds calls on students to report peers who use essay-writing services

The GuardianStudents who are found guilty should face severe consequences, he said, including being kicked off their courses. He urged universities to get their students to sign “honour codes”, making a pledge not to cheat. More...

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Essay mills prey on vulnerable students – let's stamp them out

The GuardianUniversities alone can’t stop the rise of essay mills. We need support from the government and tech firms to defeat them. More...

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Cambridge University rescinds Jordan Peterson invitation

The GuardianCambridge University has rescinded its offer of a visiting fellowship to Jordan Peterson, the self-styled “professor against political correctness”, after a backlash from faculty and students. More...

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