01 octobre 2015

Let’s turn Oxbridge into a comprehensive

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. If universities want to increase opportunities for women and working class and BME people, they should think about abolishing selection criteria. More...

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Leading US universities to change student application process

Ivy League and other prestigious institutions could dump Common Application approach. More...

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27 septembre 2015

ENA : la reproduction des élites s’accentue, dénonce un chercheur

Par Figaro Etudiant. Le 9 octobre prochain, l’École nationale d’administration fêtera ses 70 ans. Pensée par Michel Debré à la fin de la seconde guerre mondiale, l’ENA forme depuis les hauts fonctionnaires à occuper les plus hautes fonctions de l’État. Suite...

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19 septembre 2015

China's Investment In Elite Universities Pays Off: New Ranking

Résultats de recherche d'images pour « forbes.com »By Johan Nylander. Tsinghua University in Beijing has been ranked as Asia’s third best university, leading a strong Chinese cohort.
A new study compiled by higher education data specialists QS that was
released  on Tuesday revealed that China is now home to seven universities in the world’s top 200. More...

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13 septembre 2015

Government claims success for elite universities drive

For a decade, Germany’s government has tried to explode the myth that all the country’s universities are equal. In 2006, it launched an 11-year, €4.6 billion (US$5.2 billion) programme that aimed to make the best German universities more competitive with the likes of Oxford, Cambridge and Harvard. The campaign, called the Excellence Initiative, led to 14 institutions gaining the common – although unofficial – label of ‘elite’, write Quirin Schiermeier and Richard van Noorden for Nature.com. Read more...

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17 août 2015

Young minister wants to prioritise the elite

By Jan Petter Myklebust. The new Minister of Higher Education and Science Esben Lunde Larsen is on a mission to ‘cultivate the elite’. Read more...

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11 juillet 2015

Normal sup, l'antichambre des profs d'élite ?

AccueilPar Louise Tourret, Marie-Caroline Missir. Normal sup, l'antichambre des profs d'élite ?

Jean-François Pinton, president de l'Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon. Voir l'article...

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09 juillet 2015

Can Elite Institutions Serve Under-Served, Non-Traditional Students?

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution. The nation’s most selective—or what some would call elite—institutions have a long history of educating mainly wealthy, white men. This is changing, or at least the white and men part. Elite colleges and universities are slowly becoming more diverse in terms of race, ethnicity and gender, and they will surely continue this trend as the nation’s demographics change. More...

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05 juillet 2015

Who wins in elite university admissions, and why

eCampus NewsBy Sara Harberson. In May, 60 groups filed a complaint with the Justice and Education departments claiming that Asian-Americans are held to a different standard — a higher standard — than other students applying for admission at elite universities. They believe that “holistic admissions” is being used as a modern-day form of racial discrimination. More...

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31 mai 2015

'Pedigree'

HomeBy Jake New. Despite merit-based college admissions, equal opportunity employment regulations and the long-held idea that in America, hard work is the key to social mobility, affluent graduates from elite institutions are still often the ones who find the highest-paying entry-level jobs. In her new book, Pedigree: How Elite Students Get Elite Jobs (Princeton University Press),Lauren Rivera, an associate professor of management and organizations at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, aims to find out why. Read more...

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