15 janvier 2020

Interview “bottleneck” hampers Sweden’s recruitment efforts

By Viggo Stacey. Waiting times for residence permit application interviews at Swedish foreign missions have created a “bottleneck” that will prevent some students from studying in Sweden in the upcoming year, hampering the efforts of universities across the country to recruit students from outside the EU, Swedish universities have warned. More...

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2U announces its first online undergrad degree

By Viggo Stacey. Edtech provider 2U marked its entrance into the undergraduate degree market as it teamed up with the London School of Economics and Political Science to offer a Bachelor of Science in Data Science and Business Analytics. More...

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Torah on Tyne: how Orthodox Jews carved out their very own Oxbridge

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "theguardian"The finest religious education, affordable housing and a dynamic rabbi have given Gateshead a shot in the arm
On a residential street in Gateshead, an unexpected sound drifts from open windows. It is the murmurings of hundreds of young men as they read aloud from the Torah or explore the meaning of the religious texts.
Not so long ago, the soundtrack of this city on the river Tyne was the noise of heavy industry: shipbuilding, engineering, coalmining. It was all gone by the 1980s and 90s and, like so many other places, Gateshead struggled with unemployment, deprivation and loss of identity. Now it is home to the fastest-growing strictly Orthodox Jewish community in the UK, fuelled by the reputation of its educational establishments and cheap housing. More...

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New Blockchain Effort Will Let Employers Search for Candidates With Proven Skills

Techno-News BlogThe college is part of a new effort called the Learning Credential Network, announced Thursday, that plans to use the same technology popularized by Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies to store academic records in a way that is nearly impossible to counterfeit. More...

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Canvas parent Instructure mulls potential sale, partnership

Techno-News BlogInstructure, the education software company that makes learning management system Canvas, is exploring potential alternatives to being a publicly traded company that could include a sale. More...

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6 reasons why online courses are outperforming traditional learning

Techno-News BlogYou know we’re at the cusp of change when online education beats traditional school education. Which is exactly what’s happening right now. According to various researches, students taking courses or classes online outperform the students getting a traditional education. More...

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Private Conversations About Private College Closures

Techno-News BlogA college advising company planned to release a list projecting when specific private colleges could run out of money and close, but pushback from the sector convinced the company to scuttle its plan. More...

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Graduates value degrees and courses relevant to their jobs, survey finds

Techno-News BlogStudents tend to see more value in their postsecondary education when it features coursework relevant to their jobs, according to a new survey of 340,000 people from Gallup and Strada Education Network. More...

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How to Use Micro Learning in Your Course

Techno-News BlogThe idea of micro learning encompasses micro content, which involves breaking large courses down into smaller pieces. Micro learning is also concerned with the way larger courses are delivered. More...

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Technology at workplace: 65% companies lack road map for digital skilling

Techno-News BlogMotivation remains key in the quick adoption of upskilling and reskilling programs. As the survey reveals, 74 percent of companies said they already have a rewards and recognition program associated with the digital skilling program, 48 percent employ internal and external recognition, 41 percent link digital skilling programs to performance reviews, and 43 percent associate them with new job opportunities. More...

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