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Universities told to raise numbers of working-class and black students

The Guardian has reported that Jo Johnson tells universities to increase access to higher education among poorer white boys and cut dropout rates among black students.  9 more words

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- @Univalle_FSalud: "No sólo se trata de venta de examénes. Éste es un ejemplo de manipulación de resultados:

denunciado en universidad, juzgado y procuraduría, pero escudado en la autonomía universitaria. En tanto no se establezca un examen único o un sistema de vigilancia será difícil combatir la corrupción.

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On Practicing What You Preach

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An article that I wrote with Ana Salvi on the pedagogical approach to our workshop as part of the Beyond the Neoliberal University conference was published in Post-16 Educator. 1,785 more words

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Micro-/Macro-Access and $100M in Pocket Money

“Access” in the college admission world has long been a term repeated so often it’s lost its meaning. The College Board has used it for years to characterize a test that helps colleges weed out applicants (although its original intent was the opposite); colleges and universities have used it to mean whatever they want it to mean: “access” to the college admission process, “access” to the “accept” pile, and “access” for minority and underserved students. 899 more words

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Love Your Data (LYD) Week is Feb. 8-12

February 8-13, 2016, is Love Your Data (LYD) week. According to the LYD week blog, the event, coordinated by research data specialists, mostly working in academic and research libraries, “is designed to raise awareness about research data management, sharing, and preservation along with the support and resources available at your college or university.” Each day of the week will focus on a different theme. 171 more words

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Michael C. Faleski, Ph.D.

Title: Professor

Company: Delta College

Location: Midland, MI

Midland, MI, January 22, 2016, Michael C. Faleski, Ph.D., Professor at Delta College, has been recognized by Elite American Educators for dedication, achievement and leadership in higher education. 266 more words

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Widening participation in the Four Nations

The Higher Education Statistics Agency has just released its latest set of performance indicators for widening participation, covering 2014-15. They are far from perfect, but they do give us some idea of how university systems in the four nations compare with one another. 363 more words

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