03 janvier 2016

Loughborough v-c: raise or scrap fee cap to better fund learning resources

By Chris Havergal. Survey finds one in five heads of IT and library services facing a budget cut this year. More...

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World insight: South Africa’s student uprising

By Martin Hall. In South Africa, a schoolteacher earns too little to pay the fees for a son or daughter at a public university, but too much to qualify for a government-provided loan. More...

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29 décembre 2015

Expérimentation, frais d'inscription, sélection : quelle université en 2020 ?

Par Institut Montaigne. Après le colloque organisé en partenariat avec AEF le 6 octobre 2015, Thierry Pech, directeur général de Terra Nova, et Laurent Bigorgne, directeur général de l'Institut Montaigne, reviennent pour AEF sur l’enjeu crucial, selon eux, de l’autonomie des établissements et plaident pour la diversité des modèles d’université, de leur gouvernance et la différenciation des parcours de formation. Terra Nova souhaite un "État régulateur" tandis que Laurent Bigorgne s’interroge sur la nécessité même d’un ministère. Les deux Think Tanks se retrouvent pour réclamer plus de moyens à l’État, condition pour amorcer une augmentation "modérée" des frais d’inscription. Ils souhaitent également plus de stabilité mais prônent, pour faire évoluer le système, le droit à l'expérimentation. Thierry Pech et Laurent Bigorgne jugent enfin qu’il faut sortir des clivages habituels et avoir des consensus larges. Voir l'article...

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27 décembre 2015

Year 12 graduates dodge $100,000 degrees for at least another year

By Andrew MacDonald. The National Tertiary Education Union today congratulated Year 12 students who have received their end-of-school results, and wished them well in their applications for tertiary education places. More...

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20 décembre 2015

Free community college: Then what?

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. The idea of providing free tuition for students to attend community college has recently captured the imagination of the national media — and with good reason. More...

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Chrysler expands free tuition program to include employees’ families

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. In May, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) made news by announcing it would offer all employees free tuition at Strayer University. On Monday it is taking the program a step further, expanding it to include employees’ spouses and children. More...

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18 décembre 2015

Canadian Tuitions Among World's Highest, OECD Study Finds

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "huffingtonpost"By . In its throne speech Friday, Canada’s new Liberal government promised to “work with the provinces and territories to make post-secondary education more affordable.” New research from the OECD suggests Trudeau’s Liberals have their work cut out for them. More...

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NSCAD approves 27% tuition increase for full-time students

NSCAD's board of governors voted to increase tuition on Tuesday, but only for some full-time students.
The Halifax university will increase tuition by about 27 per cent over three years for students taking five classes or more per semester. More...

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16 décembre 2015

Does Wyoming have the most affordable tuition?

eCampus NewsBy Kristine Galloway. The report, “Financing Public Higher Education: Variation Across States,” examines the cost of higher education in all 50 states and the reasons affordability varies widely between the states. More...

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15 décembre 2015

Just Say Yes To Free Tuition

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/student_affairs_and_technology_blog_header.jpgBy Eric Stoller. Sometimes there are just too many stories to critique, share, and embed... Here's what I've been reading/watching:
Free Tuition Is Not the Answer
In an opinion piece for the New York Times that's surely meant to ensure the survival of a really expensive higher education institution, Vassar College's president makes the case against free tuition for all. Read more...

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