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The TEF: What should it measure?

What should a Teaching Excellence Framework look like?

Jo Johnson, the new Minister for Higher Education, surprised nobody last week by asserting his determination to deliver the Conservative Party’s manifesto commitment to “introduce a framework to recognise universities offering the highest teaching quality”. 1,381 more words

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Hijacked by Higher Education

 I have great sympathy today for those young millenials who aspire to succeed on the “real life” monopoly game-board which seems to be increasingly stacked against them. 1,969 more words

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Working in Blackboard

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Fifteen years ago I was working in an institution which invested in Blackboard as its first VLE. Looking back, I remember how relieved I was when the institution got Blackboard. 1,317 more words

Pedagogy

Opinion: We overcorrected HOPE Scholarship and students suffered. Time to reopen debate.

State Rep. Stacey Evans, D- Smyrna, has made education a focus in the Georgia Legislature. A north Georgia native, Evans attended the University of Georgia on a HOPE Scholarship. 1,063 more words

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Declining Education = Rising Education Costs

“Why is the cost of college tuition increasing so rapidly?”

My apologies to my friend who asked this question- it should not have taken me so long to respond but I had to do a fair bit of research before I came up with what I believe to be the correct answer. 444 more words

The Green Dragon Tavern

Computational Algorithms by Parallel Programming

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Compare that with a problem in selling where price of one item is Rs 10, we buy 12 items, there is 10% tax so total amount payable is: 317 more words

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