22 août 2018

Survey: Students say textbook costs have ‘big impact’ on finances

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. A new Morning Consult study shows that 46% of students surveyed believe textbooks and other course materials have a “big impact” on their financial situations, and some experts say the costs heighten stress and force students to make tradeoffs that affect their ability to pay for housing and food, according to Inside Higher Education. More...

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22 juillet 2018

The Increasingly High Price of Confidentiality

HomeUniversity governing boards are taking extreme steps to keep secret the names of finalists for presidencies, writes Judith Wilde, sometimes even tapping campus police for help. More...

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What’s Really Driving High Tuition In Online College Programs

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Most online college programs cost the same as on-campus alternatives. Some even cost more. More...

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Affordable Learning Exchange works to increase access by reducing costly course material: Goal is to save students $10 million

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. The Ohio State University is working to move textbooks off the shelves and online to make learning more affordable and accessible to students. An update on the university’s Affordable Learning Exchange program was presented to the Academic Affairs and Student Life Committee at the June Board of Trustees session on Thursday. More...

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10 juillet 2018

Financial costs deter thousands of masters students

By Geoff Maslen. More than 130,000 Australians are undertaking one or other of nearly 1,200 masters degrees by coursework offered by the nation’s universities. But while a masters degree has become the required qualification to gain entry to an increasing number of occupations, the cost deters many students. More...

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05 juillet 2018

Travail. Le coût du travail en Allemagne proche de celui de la France

L'écart du coût horaire de la main-d'oeuvre entre la France et l'Allemagne baisse. Il est actuellement de 2,30 euros, son niveau le plus bas depuis des années. En 2012, il était de 3,90 euros et en 2016, 2,90 euros. Le coût horaire en France en 2017 est de 36,80 euros pour 34,5 euros en Allemagne.
Source : http://www.gref-bretagne.com/Actualites/Revue-de-presse/Travail.-Le-cout-du-travail-en-Allemagne-proche-de-celui-de-la-France

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30 juin 2018

Shining a light on hidden course costs

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"The recent Brightside and HEPI report for the new Director of Fair Access and Participation got me thinking: at university I was on a course that had additional costs that I had no knowledge of when I signed up. More...

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28 juin 2018

New federal policy would hike student spacecraft costs

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There are only a handful of astronauts, but every year thousands of high school and college students get to visit space vicariously, by launching their own satellites. Students design, build and test each one, and then work with space industry professionals to get them loaded on rockets and launched into orbit. More...

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27 juin 2018

The college dropout problem most education advocates don’t talk about

University Business Magazine logoTalk of higher education reform tends to focus, understandably enough, on the cost of college. After all, steady tuition increases, rising student debt, and eye-popping sticker prices at well-known colleges and universities leave too many students and parents wondering if college is out of reach. More...

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26 juin 2018

As state cuts back, Colo. college student costs soar

University Business Magazine logoIn 2000, Colorado taxpayers footed 68 percent of the costs of a college degree, with students chipping in about one-third. More...

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