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Digital Literacy Survey 2013

Digital Literacy Survey 2013 | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Princes Trust research lack of computer skills damaging prospects of young and disadvantaged.

Prince’s Trust research, based on interviews with 1,378 15 to 25 year-olds in Great Britain, reveals how more than one in 10 young people (12%) do not think their computer skills are good enough to use in the job they want, while almost one in five unemployed young people (18%) claim to feel this way.

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Independent Library Report for England - Publications -

Independent Library Report for England - Publications - | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Sieghart review covers workforce development and digital requirements.

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REF 201 Research excellence framework results

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assesses 154 universities in the UK

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Altmetric Top 100 - 2014

Altmetric Top 100 - 2014 | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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what are the top 100 papers cited online find out via the altmetrics blog http://www.altmetric.com/about.php use the website to find out how these are generated.

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Rethink What You “Know” About High-Achieving Women

Rethink What You “Know” About High-Achieving Women | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
A survey of Harvard Business School graduates sheds new light on what happens to women—and men—after business school.
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Universities UK - Patterns and trends in UK higher education 2014

Universities UK - Patterns and trends in UK higher education 2014 | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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Latest statistical reports.

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Avoiding the same old mistakes: Lessons for reform of 14–19 education in England

Avoiding the same old mistakes: Lessons for reform of 14–19 education in England | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Institute for Public policy Research


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Cost, poor advice and lack of jobs putting young people off higher education

Cost, poor advice and lack of jobs putting young people off higher education | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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report from UCU Young people’s perceptions about post-18 education and training options – ComRes report for UCU,

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Investigation into financial support for students at alternative higher education providers

Investigation into financial support for students at alternative higher education providers | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

National Audit Office report.

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Students could tip the balance of power at the 2015 election – so long as they register to vote - HEPI

HEPI report on voting amongst students

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Directions of travel: Transnational pathways into English higher education

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HEFCE report on international students.

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Access and equity: positioning alternative providers in higher education provision

Access and equity: positioning alternative providers in higher education provision | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

CentreForum report.

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Alternative providers (APs) play an increasingly important role in widening access to higher education, promoting innovation in programme design and delivery, and enhancing student choice.

Yet there is a continuing perception among APs that they suffer from the lack of a “level playing field” in the way public and private institutions are regulated, inhibiting their capacity to operate effectively in the higher education market.

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Pre-tertiary engagement with online learning : Exploring uses of online learning environments and digital technology for progression into and through Higher Education

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Institute of Education report relatign to International Baccalaureate students considered the the role of technology in preparing students for University study

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Innovating Pedagogy 2014

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Annual report from the OU what are the top 10 innovations

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Earning by Degrees

Earning by Degrees | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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Sutton Trust report on Graduate wages.

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Unique and Distinctive Collections: opportunities for research libraries

Unique and Distinctive Collections: opportunities for research libraries | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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New report from RLUK examines current trends and future possibilities.

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Struggle for top research grades fuels bullying among university staff

Struggle for top research grades fuels bullying among university staff | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

More than half of university staff say recent policy changes have caused an increase in bullying – and that institutions aren’t doing enough to tackle the issue survey by Guardian Higher Education network.

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Framework to Enable Biosocial Research

Framework to Enable Biosocial Research | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) announces measures for social sciences to engage in biosocial research.

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The Data Harvest: How sharing research data can yield knowledge, jobs and growth

The Data Harvest: How sharing research data can yield knowledge, jobs and growth | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Research data alliance Europe report.

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Will we ever have a fair education for all?

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Fair Education Alliance report card 2014 - inequality in education

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Further education and skills sector: implementing the Simplification Plan - National Audit Office report

Further education and skills sector: implementing the Simplification Plan - National Audit Office report | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
A plan by the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills to reduce complexity and administrative burdens in the further education and skills sector, despite improving some processes, has had only limited impact on providers’ costs.
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Dramatic falls in learning require radical action | NIACE

Dramatic falls in learning require radical action | NIACE | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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fall in adult education

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Business-University Collaboration - Business, Innovation and Skills Committee

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Report from House of Commons Select committee

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Mapping Information Economy Business with Big Data: Findings from the UK | National Institute of Economic and Social Research

Mapping Information Economy Business with Big Data: Findings from the UK | National Institute of Economic and Social Research | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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Provides a model of size and economic impact of the information economy.

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Too Good To Fail - The Financial Sustainability of Higher Education in England

Too Good To Fail - The Financial Sustainability of Higher Education in England | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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Report from the Higher Education Commission considers future funding.

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Skills beyond school - OECD

Skills beyond school - OECD | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Report from OECD on post secondary vocational training current situation and future needs.

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