01 décembre 2019

The ‘value’ of higher education is too important and multifaceted to reduce to mere metrics

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"The current Government’s discourse on the value delivered by higher education is too narrowly focused. The Value for Money Strategy of the Office for Students, launched at the HEPI / PwC conference last month, exemplifies this reductive interpretation. More...

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How can institutions best account for the value they deliver?

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hepi"Our question posed at the joint PwC / HEPI conference – ‘How can institutions best account for the value they deliver’ – begs another one: what do we regard as value, and to whom are we delivering it. More...

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30 novembre 2019

Are you teaching the way you were taught?

eCampus NewsAs academics, we tend to model our teaching style on the way we were taught. In some courses this works well, but in other courses it may not. Learning how to teach the students we have and not the students we want can be an eye opener. More...

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Active learning without the barriers – how teachers respond

eCampus NewsThe University of Northampton moved to a new purpose-built campus on September 2018, the successful conclusion of a demanding project. It was decided from the outset that the new campus should provide the best rather than the cheapest way of teaching students. More...

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Want your work experience to become a paid job? Here's my secret

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"The only thing I have truly excelled at is being an intern. If you’re just starting out, this is what you need to do. More...

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I'm now the oldest person at the rock concert – should I be worried?

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"My engineer and I were the oldest by far at a crowded student gig, watching Scouting for Girls play live, warm lager in hand. I’m not sure what gave us away. More...

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Landmarks in law: the Brexit court ruling that thwarted Boris Johnson

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"By declaring the prorogation of parliament to be unlawful, the Supreme Court made a decision with huge legal consequences. More...

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Prince Andrew mentor scheme at risk as firms withdraw support

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"The future of Prince Andrew’s business mentoring initiative is in doubt after corporate backers severed ties or said they were reviewing links as pressure piled on the royal after his disastrous BBC interview about the child sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. More...

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Students accuse Cambridge university of 'greenwashing' ties with oil firms

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"Activists call Cambridge Zero initiative a ‘PR stunt to divert attention from links to fossil fuel industry’. More...

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Can this student's flatshare reviews beat dodgy landlords?

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"Universities abound with renting horror stories. But a new rate-your-accommodation site could give power back to tenants. More...

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