06 avril 2019

Three years on, we still need to build a better explanation of why EU membership is the best way to ensure UK universities...

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"Three years on, we still need to build a better explanation of why EU membership is the best way to ensure UK universities are open to the rest of the world
On Wednesday, I went off to the UCL Institute of Education for the Centre for Global Higher Education (CGHE)’s excellent Conference, in particular to participate in a panel on Brexit and higher education. More...

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University – the best times of our lives?

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"When my generation reflects on our university days, we tend to think they were the best years of our lives. These days, with the media focus on poor student mental health, young people could be forgiven for wondering why. More...

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What can we learn from other countries about abolishing tuition fees?

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"If you want to reduce, as in the case of the UK, you want to reduce the amount that students are charged, then you really need to be sure that the money is going to be there to support that policy over the next 10 years, because then increasing tuition again, once you have decreased it, it's very complicated. More...

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Everybody wants to recruit the world: our Tier 4 fears (and how to fix them)

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"Opinion on higher education policy is starkly divided across the political spectrum. What should be on offer, where, when and who pays for it – every position appears hotly contested. On one issue, however, there is near universal agreement, but little tangible action: the UK’s approach to international students. More...

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Universities have lost the country: Here’s how UUK must reform to win it back

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"Universities in the UK have lost the country. If not the entire country, the elites at least have given up on us. Sometime, earlier this decade, their perception of us began to change from being what we are, the most vital organs of innovation, economic drive, social cohesion and cultural energy in Britain, into self-serving oligarchies. More...

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Inclusion and Diversity in higher education – key thoughts from the HEPI / Oracle roundtable

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"On Monday, 4th of March HEPI, with the support of Oracle hosted a roundtable on Equality, diversity and inclusion in higher education. The scale of the problem – particularly with regard to race – will be familiar to many, including the statistic that of 19,000 professors in the UK, only 115 are black and only 25 are black women. More...

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What ever happened to Open Data?

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"Once upon a time the UK government took pride in the fact that it was a world leader in open data. Back in 2012 the Cabinet office released a White Paper entitled ‘Unleashing the potential’ with a foreword by Paymaster General, Francis Maude boldly declaring ‘the future is Open’. The document proclaimed that ‘unfettered access to anonymised data should be extended to support improvements in the quality, choice and efficiency of healthcare, education, transport and a whole host of other public services’. More...

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Degrees of inequality

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"Degree classification and inequalities in higher education are the focus of two recent Office for Students reports and regulations. Both these issues are informed by statistical analyses by the OfS that make much of ‘unexplained variation’. However, very different approaches are taken depending on the issue. More...

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Just one cohort of international students who stay in the UK to work pay £3.2 billion in tax – and they aren’t taking jobs

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"The UK’s tax revenues from international students post-graduation shows the tax and National Insurance payments of just one cohort of international students who stay in the UK to work after their studies amounts to £3.2 billion. More...

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Why today’s International Education Strategy is welcome but guaranteed to fail unless we adopt more ambitious policies

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"Today’s new educational exports strategy is welcome. It puts hard numbers on what we can achieve, which usefully focuses minds. There is a new target of £35 billion in education exports, including 600,000 international higher education students in the UK, by 2030. More...

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