06 juillet 2016

Modes of College-Going

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Alex Usher. At HESA towers, we’ve recently been looking at some data on student costs of living in various countries.  This has prompted a number of observations with respect to the ways in which higher education – however global and transnational it may occasionally appear to be – is still deeply rooted in national cultures. More...

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05 juillet 2016

Wrap-around cost estimates for wrap-around services

By . Recently, interest in the barriers impeding a child’s success in the classroom reached a national scale with the passage of ESSA including funding support for programs that provide student services, wrap-around services, and services provided by organizations in the community. More...

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02 juillet 2016

The missing piece in the debate over college costs

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Hundreds of colleges are offering programs that simply aren’t worth the expense. And while it’s difficult for families to figure out which schools are a good deal, a new report from Third Way suggests the reality is: depressingly few. More...

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01 juillet 2016

College costs dip slightly, but still cause anxiety

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. There is some good news for American parents terrified about the rising costs of college outstripping inflation and their investments: the average amount families spent on college actually went down last year. More...

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18 juin 2016

Un simulateur pour calculer le coût d’un salarié

Estimer par ses propres moyens le coût d’un salarié peut s’avérer compliqué et les règles fiscales et sociales peuvent-être difficiles à appréhender. Le Gouvernement a donc mis en place un simulateur d’embauche afin de faciliter l’estimation de ce coût pour l’employeur. Voir l'article...

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04 juin 2016

Who has the most expensive higher education system for students?

http://www.tonybates.ca/wp-content/uploads/asssociates.jpgBy . The answer, in a comparison between the major anglophone nations of England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland (NI), USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand (NZ) is clearly: England. Graduates from English universities will leave with twice the debt of even private universities in the USA (£44,500 compared with the equivalent of £29,000 for for-profit universities in the USA and around £20,000 for public and private non-profits). Scotland will have the lowest average student debt (around £10,000), followed by Canada. More...

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31 mai 2016

Cost of university degree set to soar

The cost of a university degree in Singapore is set to rise, according to a new study by the Economist Intelligence Unit, writes Amelia Teng for The Straits Times. Read more...

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13 mai 2016

If it’s cheaper to study in the US, the student finance system really is broken

The Guardian homeBy. Graduates from England incur the most debt, research has found. It’s an intimidating figure that deters bright applicants from poorer backgrounds. More...

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01 mai 2016

Are Teaching Costs Increasing at Canadian Universities?

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Alex Usher. On Wednesday, someone took me to task in the comments section of the blog for part of my analysis on the financial situation of higher education, saying:

“The HE sector has hiked tuition up far faster than inflation citing “Increased teaching costs”. They have been unable or unwilling to provide proper costings for this.”

Is this true? Well, it depends how long a time-frame you choose to use. Let’s look at the data. More...

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24 avril 2016

The Cost of Remediation

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. An inadequate high school education can get expensive for students when they need to take remedial courses in college, according to a new report. Read more...

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