03 novembre 2018

How students use social media to choose their university

The ConversationPreviously, prospective students relied heavily on official university guides and rankings, but 83% of students now also use social media channels to help them make their university choices. More...

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Creativity can be the bridge between science and humanities education

The ConversationIn his famous Rede Lecture of 1959, chemist and novelist C P Snow spoke of the separation of science and the humanities, and the lack of respect and understanding that often exists between the fields. More...

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Academic freedom: I spent four months at UAE’s national university – this is what I found

The ConversationThe case of the Durham PhD student, Matthew Hedges – who has been arrested and placed in solitary confinement on the charge of spying – exposes the extreme limits on academic freedom in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). But Hedges’s plight, while outrageous, is not altogether shocking for seasoned observers of the oil-rich Gulf monarchy. More...

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Anak yang punya ponsel kemungkinan besar terlibat dalam bullying. Berikut tips pencegahannya

The ConversationSetiap tahun, jumlah orang tua yang memberikan telepon seluler kepada anaknya yang berada di bangku Sekolah Dasar (SD) tiap tahun bertambah. Lebih...

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Evolusi konsep pengajaran menjadi pendidikan di Indonesia

The ConversationSepuluh tahun lalu, Komisi Pemberantasan Korupsi dan Kejaksaan Agung membuat program Kantin Kejujuran dengan mendirikan 1.000 kantin di sekolah negeri untuk melatih pembentukan karakter dan antikorupsi di kalangan siswa. Uji coba ini berakhir sebagai kisah kegagalan. Lebih...

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Bagaimana tanggal lahir mempengaruhi prestasi di sekolah dan karir Anda

The ConversationLahir pada bulan Desember, Januari, Agustus atau September memberi dampak yang signifikan dan berkelanjutan pada kehidupan Anda. Penelitian baru kami menunjukkan bulan ulang tahun dapat berpengaruh dalam membentuk kepribadian. Secara khusus, kami menemukan bahwa kepercayaan diri orang dapat berbeda secara signifikan karena bulan kelahiran mereka yang berbeda. Lebih...

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Trusting states to do right by special education students is a mistake

The ConversationOn Sept. 20, the U.S. Department of Education released a new framework to “rethink” how the department oversees special education services for students with disabilities. More...

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What Chinese students want from UK universities – new research

The ConversationWhile researching why Chinese students come to Europe for higher education, we encountered some tired and stereotypical views in our ethnographic conversations. Among some academic and administrative staff in UK universities, a few of the most common were contradictory: Chinese students are rich, they don’t care about studying and only want to party; they’re extremely academic and don’t want to spend time on other pursuits. More...

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How a National Education Service could help to break down class divisions

The ConversationThe EU Referendum of 2016 was never a political football match. In spite of the tone that runs through the debate, there are no clear-cut winners or losers in this battle. If Britain ends up better off after Brexit, then everyone wins – Remainers and Leave supporters alike. More...

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Iran: national teachers’ strike could herald new era of dissent

The ConversationIran witnessed a nationwide strike by teachers on October 14-15. Iranian social media exploded with photos and videos of the teachers’ sit-ins at elementary and high schools across more than a dozen cities. More...

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