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Safe Campus Communities launched

Safe Campus Communities launched | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Higher education site dedicated to preventing violent extremism and radicalisation. Promoting community cohesion, inter-faith relations and the sharing of guidance and good practice

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What makes a successful online learner ? JISC report

What makes a successful online learner ? JISC report | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

http://repository.jisc.ac.uk/6498/1/What_makes_a_successful_online_learner_(July_2016).pdf#shorten

 

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Money or fun? Why students want to pursue further education - Institute For Fiscal Studies

Money or fun? Why students want to pursue further education - Institute For Fiscal Studies | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

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Many universities need to triple their spending on mental health support: urgent call for action in new HEPI paper -

Many universities need to triple their spending on mental health support: urgent call for action in new HEPI paper - | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

A new HEPI report, The invisible problem? Improving students’ mental health, shows a majority of students experience low wellbeing, that depression and loneliness affect one-in-three students and that the number of student suicides has risen.

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Education at a Glance 2016 - OECD Indicators -

Education at a Glance 2016 - OECD Indicators - | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Education at a Glance is the authoritative source for information on the state of education around the world. It provides key information on the output of educational institutions; the impact of learning across countries; the financial and human resources invested in education; access, participation and progression in education; and the learning environment and organisation of schools.

The report covers all 35 OECD countries and a number of partner countries (Argentina, Brazil, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, India, Indonesia, Lithuania, the Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia and South Africa).

 

 

 

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The Power of 8 - N8 Research Partnership- Northern universities drive economic growth

The Power of 8 - N8 Research Partnership- Northern universities drive economic growth | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
The Power of 8: Knowledge, Innovation and Growth for the North was launched at the University of Leeds to an audience of industry leaders and business representatives, policymakers and government, funding bodies, and universities
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A design for learning: Peter Bryant (LSE) ALT-C presentation

A design for learning: Peter Bryant (LSE) ALT-C presentation | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
It is not a simple thing really; making education in a post-digital world.  How do we design for learning in this environment? Do we assume that nothing has changed, and the computers, devices an
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MillionPlus: Policy briefing: Is science and research funding in higher education meeting the challenges of the 21st century

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Will prestige issues disrupt the Teaching Excellence Framework? - HEPI

Will prestige issues disrupt the Teaching Excellence Framework? - HEPI | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Tackling Wicked Issues: Prestige and Employment Outcomes in the Teaching Excellence Framework,

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Staying the course: Student retention at English universities: Social Market Foundation.

Staying the course: Student retention at English universities: Social Market Foundation. | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
An independent think tank, exploring ideas that link the state and the market to create a more just, free and prosperous society.
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5 million adults lack basic literacy and numeracy skills

5 million adults lack basic literacy and numeracy skills | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Five million adults are lacking basic reading, writing and numeracy skills essential to everyday life and being able to find and secure work, according to analysis for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) today.
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End of Publication? Open access and a new scholarly communication technology

useful paper from arxiv.org

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The puzzle of graduate wages - Institute For Fiscal Studies - IFS

The puzzle of graduate wages - Institute For Fiscal Studies - IFS | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
The UK higher education sector has expanded remarkably over the past three decades. In 1993, 13% of 25- to 29-year-olds had first degrees or higher degrees. By 2015, this had roughly tripled to 41%. Naturally, one may wonder whether the big expansion has reduced the economic returns to having a first degree. We have all heard stories about graduate unemployment and graduates employed in low-wage jobs. But what do the data show and what can we learn from history?
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‘It’s not fair’: policy discourses and students’ understandings of plagiarism in a New Zealand university

‘It’s not fair’: policy discourses and students’ understandings of plagiarism in a New Zealand university | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Plagiarism is a concept that is difficult to define. Although most higher education institutions have policies aimed at minimising and addressing student plagiarism, little research has examined the w
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Research-informed teaching case studies booklet : University Alliance

Research-informed teaching case studies booklet : University Alliance | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
University Alliance and the Higher Education Academy have published a collection of case studies highlighting examples of research-informed teaching from across Alliance universities, covering a broad range of existing practice
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Times World University Rankings 2016-17

Times World University Rankings 2016-17 | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-2017

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Applications of Student Data in Higher Education

Applications of Student Data in Higher Education | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

The second Asilomar convention organized by Stanford University and Ithaka S+R in June 2016 brought together a group of academics to facilitate a review of how student data is currently used in higher education.

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QS World University Rankings 2016

QS World University Rankings 2016 | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Welcome to the QS World University Rankings® 2016-2017 – compare the top universities in the world using the interactive results table.
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Crime in University Towns and Cities: Complete University

Crime in University Towns and Cities: Complete University | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

A different ranking from Complete University : where are students most likely to experience robbery, violent sexual crime.

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Sutton Trust - Shadow Schooling: Private tuition and social mobility in the UK

Sutton Trust - Shadow Schooling: Private tuition and social mobility in the UK | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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2017-18 access agreements: tough negotiation yields increased commitment - Office for Fair Acess

2017-18 access agreements: tough negotiation yields increased commitment - Office for Fair Acess | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
OFFA - Office for Fair Access. Promoting and safeguarding fair access to higher education.
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Destination education: Reforming migration policy on international students to grow the UK's vital education exports: IPPR report

Destination education: Reforming migration policy on international students to grow the UK's vital education exports: IPPR report | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
The government s policy focus on reducing net migration is causing unnecessary harm to the UK s international education sector one of the UK s biggest services exports This report asks how through better informed policy the UK can attract more students in a growing and increasingly competitive global marketplace
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Differences in employment outcomes: Comparison of 2008-09 and 2010-11 first degree graduates - Higher Education Funding Council for England

Differences in employment outcomes: Comparison of 2008-09 and 2010-11 first degree graduates - Higher Education Funding Council for England | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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International and postgraduate fees survey, 2016

International and postgraduate fees survey, 2016 | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Post-Brexit, will EU students still see English HE as value for money, and what are the pros and cons of charging them international fees?
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Organizing the Work of the Research Library

Organizing the Work of the Research Library | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

In this project, Ithaka S+R examined the organizational structure of research libraries as well as related leadership and change management issues through a series of interviews with selected library directors.  Based on USA interviews.

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