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Congress Takes an Interest in Adjuncts' Working Conditions

Sara Jerde at the The Chronicle of Higher Education reports that the U.S. House of Representatives passed the “Strengthening Transparency Act” which requires “colleges to publish data on a government-run website that show the ratio of the number of courses taught by part-time instructors to those taught by full-time faculty members.” 219 more words


Struggle for Control of Iran's Universities and Colleges

Since his election in the summer of 2013,   President Rouhani has initiated a systematic plan to purge radical conservatives from powerful positions in Iranian universities.  These conservatives view universities as a political tool that can be turned against the establishment, and vehemently control its operations.   98 more words

What Makes Online Learning More Flexible Than The Traditional Classroom?

Higher education has now tapped the power and accessibility of the internet to offer online learning though online education and this fact is being taken advantage of by more and more students nowadays. 383 more words


ACER Higher Education Update July 2014

As Australian higher education institutions begin second semester and the new academic year fast approaches elsewhere, the attention of educators is firmly on the common goal of improving learning and teaching in higher education for a positive impact on students today and into the future. 221 more words


On "choosing the right number of schools"

The very first thing about this topic: “the right number of schools” is an individual choice.

There’s NOT a magic number that’ll work for everyone, and like the majority of the decisions made during the college process, you’re going to have to do some introspective thinking to really get the right number for you. 1,457 more words

On "college"

Operation Overhaul for Student loans?

Proposals to allow universities to underwrite student loans have been drawn up by civil servants as part of research into how to shift the burden away from the taxpayer as a result of some students being unable to repay their loans. 491 more words

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Guest Blog: Ooo La La; The Pro's of French & Business Management

Our guest blog is written by Ailsa Cartledge, a French & Business Management undergraduate from the University of Sheffield who is currently on a French Speaking Sales Administrator… 666 more words