03 novembre 2018

The secret formula for becoming an elite athlete

The ConversationIn addition to the belief that starting early is a path to success, the popularity of the 10,000-hour rule has given rise to the belief that a certain numeric value of time must be acquired for an individual to become an expert. More...

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01 octobre 2018

The dangers of limiting research to elite universities

By Jenny J Lee and Alma Maldonado-Maldonado. With regard to our recent debate with Philip Altbach and Hans de Wit on research publishing, there are some points of agreement; however, key points of disagreement remain. More...

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25 septembre 2018

Ivy League Degree for the Nontraditional Student

HomeBy Paul Fain. Coursera expands its online degree push for working adults, this time going Ivy League, with a new master's in computer and information technology from the University of Pennsylvania. More...

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24 septembre 2018

An Elite Online Bachelor’s Degree

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Several Ivy League universities offer online degrees at the graduate level -- but few have ventured into online undergraduate degrees. The University of Pennsylvania could lead the way. More...

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24 août 2018

Government accused of 'total failure' to widen elite university access

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianNumber of disadvantaged students at Russell Group institutions virtually unchanged since 2010. More...

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31 juillet 2018

Education secretary: elite universities must improve access

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianElite universities are not instinctively biased against disadvantaged children but must do more to improve access, the UK’s education secretary has said. More...

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Elite schools always find ways to boost grades

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianIt would appear that Barnaby Lenon, featured in Peter Wilby’s article (From Harrow to hairdressing: elite school head takes a new direction, 10 July), has not explored the fundamental problem – the school curriculum is geared towards university entrance. More...

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21 juin 2018

Elite universities improve teaching scores after review

Some of the United Kingdom’s most prestigious universities have improved their scores for teaching standards after they requested to be judged again in official rankings, writes Eleanor Busby for the Independent. More...

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04 juin 2018

Elite university degree no guarantee of higher salary

By Geoff Maslen. The world’s top universities attract more students – and reject more student applications – than their lesser counterparts in almost every country across the globe. But Australian evidence suggests the pay-off in money terms is not as great as the students who gain access expect. More...

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27 mai 2018

Oxford, elitism and how to really tackle diversity

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianReaders respond to a report that showed one in four Oxford colleges failed to admit a single black British student each year between 2015 and 2017. More...

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