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Do universities have the right to substantially change degree content?

Article in Guardian Higher Education today about whether universities should be entitled to drastically alter courses for new and existing students. A case is mentioned of a student who found out a few weeks before starting that her single honours course was only available as joint honours. 428 more words


CFP: Special Issue of Springer's Smart Learning Environments Journal

Call for Papers
Special Issue on “the state of the art in smart learning” in Springer’s Smart Learning Environments Journal


Full papers due : 20 July 2014… 344 more words


More international contracts

We have recently concluded two more overseas contracts.

The first saw us working in North Africa supporting the University and  Higher Education community with strategic financial planning workshops. 27 more words


Taking Time

I’ve toyed on and off with the idea of taking a medical leave of absence from my program for a while now, but the prospect’s always made me uncomfortable.  402 more words

Job applications

So the job hunt begins properly, at last.

At the weekend I completed an application to teach Politics (and possibly History) to 6th formers at an independent school. 524 more words


Over-analyzing data?

I’m (still) analyzing data from the experiment I ran last month. Why? Because every time I meet with my supervisor, he ends up deciding that we should also try x. 350 more words


Job description

But dead people are just so much more interesting than the living kind!