Today members of University and College Union (UCU) received a consultative ballot form, asking them to vote on a ‘full and final’ pay increase offer from HE employers of 2%. 1,036 more words
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When I started in higher education more than 19 years ago, I never really thought I would be using the Web to connect with students. I began as an assistant director of Admissions and we were all about the personal relationship. 586 more words
Under the dictator Pinochet, Chile became devoted to the free-market theories of libertarian economist Milton Friedman. It adopted a voucher system and embrace choice.
Over the years, the schools experienced growing social segregation and little or no improvement. 274 more words
Yesterday, I drove quite a ways at some rather unreasonable hours to join many of my Student Affairs colleagues for a Professional Development Institute (PDI) on Feminism in higher education (What “F-word” did you think that meant?). 868 more words
Studying Rare Books and Their Relevance in a Digital Age
In the following post, I share my thoughts on a graduate seminar in Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts taken back in 2010 and reflect on the relevance of this type of technical training in a changing higher education and its relevance in a digital age. 21 more words