03 novembre 2018

Graduation blues: how to handle the move back home

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianThe post-university slump is real, but there are ways you can pick yourself up when you’re missing your old life. More...

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The myth of meritocracy: who really gets what they deserve?

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianMichael Young was an inconvenient child. His father, an Australian, was a musician and music critic, and his mother, who grew up in Ireland, was a painter of a bohemian bent. They were hard-up, distractible and frequently on the outs with each other. Michael, born in 1915 in Manchester, soon found that neither had much time for him. Once when his parents had seemingly forgotten his birthday, he imagined that he was in for a big end-of-day surprise. But no, they really had forgotten his birthday, which was no surprise at all. He overheard his parents talk about putting him up for adoption and, by his own account, never fully shed his fear of abandonment. More...

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Letters: banning student homes is short-sighted and callous

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianLarge student populations can cause problems for local people. The answer is negotiation, not nimbyism. More...

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Picking up a leaflet at a freshers’ fair won’t turn you into a sex worker

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianControversy erupted over the weekend as Brighton University was accused in the Sunday Times of “grooming” students into prostitution. More...

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Now I'm an Oxford student, am I still working class?

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianI definitely am at my college, but back at home I’m now considered posh. I’m not sure where I belong anymore. More...

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Graduate salaries are no measure of a university's worth

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianThe government’s teaching excellence framework may have been controversial, but it has enabled the higher education sector to articulate what students, parents and industry are genuinely interested in: teaching, employability, student support, real-world skills and co-curricular activities. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 17:01 - - Permalien [#]

Jazz hands at Manchester University: the calm behind the storm

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianA vote to avoid applause sparked ridicule, but the practice is not new and helps those with sensory issues. More...

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Jazz hands – now that’s an act of kindness I can applaud

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianWhat is the point of clapping? Sitting in the packed overspill hall at Conservative party conference this week, watching Theresa May do her thing via a screen rather than live in person, the surprising thing was that people still clapped, even though they must have known the speaker couldn’t actually hear them. More...

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Débat : #PasDeVague, l’écume des nouvelles politiques de gestion publique ?

The ConversationL’agression filmée d’une enseignante a déclenché une vive émotion sur les réseaux sociaux. Avec le mot dièse #PasDeVague, de nombreux enseignants se sont mis à raconter la réaction de leur hiérarchie en de telles circonstances. Certains n’ont pas hésité à parler d’un « sentiment d’abandon », voir de « complicité » avec les agresseurs. Plus...

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Débat : Le service national universel, une colonie de vacances sans mixité ?

The ConversationD’après sa définition officielle, le Service national universel a pour objectif la cohésion sociale et territoriale ainsi que la prise de conscience, par chaque génération, des enjeux de la défense et de la sécurité nationale, tout en développant une culture de l’engagement. Plus...

Posté par pcassuto à 15:50 - - Permalien [#]