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UK Academics survey 2012

UK Academics survey 2012 | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

The survey, funded and guided by Jisc and RLUK and conducted on their behalf by the not-for-profit research organisation Ithaka S+R, received 3,498 responses. This is a rate of just ovver7%. Topic includes coverage of how academics do research (what resources they use, access limitations etc) , how they teach undergraduates

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Efficiency, effectiveness and value for money

Efficiency, effectiveness and value for money | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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Report from Universities UK.
• the critical role UK higher education plays in the economy and wider society
• enhancements to efficiency and effectiveness in key strategic areas over the last decade

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Financial support for students at alternative higher education providers - Public Accounts Committee

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Report from House of Commons Select Committee

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NMC Horizon Report 2015 Higher Education Edition

NMC Horizon Report  2015 Higher Education Edition | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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The NMC Horizon Report > 2015 Higher Education Edition is a collaborative effort between the NMC and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI). This 12th edition describes annual findings from the NMC Horizon Project, an ongoing research project designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on learning, teaching, and creative inquiry in education. Six key trends, six significant challenges, and six important developments in educational technology are identified across three adoption horizons over the next one to five years,

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Fit for growth: CentreForum report

Fit for growth: CentreForum report | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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Fit for growth: investing in a stronger skills base to 2020' looks at how policymakers can build a skills system that promotes choice and flexibility for individuals and is more responsive to employer demand.

As well as proposing a revamped version of the professional and career development loan to widen access to lifelong learning and training, the report calls for new universities legislation that would better protect the student interest, and an intensive focus across schools and colleges on boosting literacy and numeracy; building pupils' character and entrepreneurial qualities; and raising the standard of teaching and careers guidance.

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Quality, equity, sustainability: the future of higher education regulation

Quality, equity, sustainability: the future of higher education regulation | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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Universities UK report.

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Building a Stronger Future, Research Education and Growth

Building a Stronger Future, Research Education and Growth | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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The Royal Society, British Academy, Royal Academy of Engineering and The Academy of Medical Sciences have published a report on research and innovation

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Framework for research ethics Economic and Social Research Council revised 2015

Framework for research ethics Economic and Social Research Council revised 2015 | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

The Economic and Social Research Council revised framework for research ethics.

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Indicators of Higher Education Equity in the United States — 45 Year Trend Report

Indicators of Higher Education Equity in the United States — 45 Year Trend Report | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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Indicators of Higher Education Equity in the United States — 45 Year Trend Report

Rising cost and lower government aid have made it even more difficult for poor students to obtain a college degree today than 45 years ago. The Indicators of Higher Education Equity in the U.S. — 45 Year Trend Report, draws on U.S. Census statistics and educational data to make the compelling and disturbing case that inequality in obtaining a college education has substantially grown in the past 45 years

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Aiming Higher- Runnymede Trust

Aiming Higher- Runnymede Trust | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Runnymede's report, Aiming Higher, looks at higher education and race, examining admissions, the student experience, employability and staffing.

http://www.runnymedetrust.org/uploads/Aiming%20Higher.pdf

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‘Achievement and retention in post-16 education

‘Achievement and retention in post-16 education | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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report by Local Government Association- too many youngsters being failed by bum on seats approach to student numbers.

Too many youngsters are being failed by a national ‘bums on seats' approach to post-16 education that funds schools and colleges based on student numbers rather than enabling them to work together - See more at: http://www.local.gov.uk/web/guest/media-releases/-/journal_content/56/10180/6951000/NEWS#sthash.3dXHHUCA.dpuf


Too many youngsters are being failed by a national ‘bums on seats' approach to post-16 education that funds schools and colleges based on student numbers rather than enabling them to work together - See more at: http://www.local.gov.uk/web/guest/media-releases/-/journal_content/56/10180/6951000/NEWS#sthash.3dXHHUCA.dpuf
Too many youngsters are being failed by a national ‘bums on seats' approach to post-16 education that funds schools and colleges based on student numbers rather than enabling them to work together - See more at: http://www.local.gov.uk/web/guest/media-releases/-/journal_content/56/10180/6951000/NEWS#sthash.3dXHHUCA.dpuf
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Open Education a study in disruption

Open Education  a study in disruption | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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Co-authored by Coventry University’s Open Media Group and Mute Publishing it explores the disruption of the traditional university as a result of the increasingly widespread provision of free online open education.

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Emerging practice on employability

Emerging practice on employability | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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Findings from QAA reviews 2010-14 Engagement between higher education providers and employers has become increasingly commonplace within UK higher education

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Making open access work

Making open access work | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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Report of a round table hosted by Copyright Clearance Center.

http://www.copyright.com/content/dam/cc3/marketing/documents/pdfs/Report-Making-Open-Access-Work.pdf

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All Party Parliamentary Group on Migratio UK post study wor opportunities fo international student

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The inquiry examined the impact of the closure of the former popular Tier 1 Post-Study Work visa on universities, foreign students, and local economies and the successes of the new tiers

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101 Innovations in Scholarly Communication

101 Innovations in Scholarly Communication | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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Inspirational list of resources. utrecht university library leading the project. grouped by theme. each has a brief description.

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Tuition Fees Assist Access: public lecture

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Professor Nicholas Barr, Martin Lewis 11th feb 2015  LSE public debate on the value of student tuition fees increasing access.

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Student mental wellbeing in higher education: good practice guide

Student mental wellbeing in higher education: good practice guide | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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Latest edition from Universities Uk. It draws on evidence and practice from within the higher education sector and reports from government and the health and voluntary sectors. It is aimed at senior leaders and managers, to support institutions in their promotion of mental wellbeing and in the support they provide for students experiencing mental health difficulties.

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The majority of international students studying across the UK feel unwelcome

The majority of international students studying across the UK feel unwelcome | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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Download the survey from the NUS which focuses on the impact of immigration bill

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Impact of Doctoral Careers - Research Councils UK

The Impact of Doctoral Careers is an in-depth report which confirms the crucial role doctoral graduates play in UK businesses. The report states that over three quarters of employers believe that the loss of doctoral graduates would have a major impact on their business and one in five seeing doctoral graduates as ‘business critical’.
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Exemplars | Jisc Digital Student

Exemplars | Jisc Digital Student | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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case studies of good examples of digital student engagements; preparing students, digital curriculum, inclusivity, robust digital environment, empowerment.

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What Do I Get?’: Ten essays on student fees, student engagement and student choice -

new report from HEPI includes 10 essays with different viewpoints on what students get for their money in the new system

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Loyals, stayers, returners and incomers: Graduate migration patterns

This report, written by Charlie Ball, uses HESA's Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey 2012/13 and analyses the patterns of graduate movement by region in terms of their locations of domicile, study and employment.

full text http://www.hecsu.ac.uk/assets/assets/documents/hecsu_graduate_migration_report_january_15.pdf

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Universities UK - Letter to the Times highlighting concerns with £6,000 tuition fees proposal

Universities UK - Letter to the Times highlighting concerns with £6,000 tuition fees proposal | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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argues that Cutting the fee cap does not help poorer students

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AGR Graduate Recruitment survey Winter 2015

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Number and type of vacancies data. scroll down list of surveys.


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16-18 year old participation in education and training

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Public Accounts Committee publish report into 16-18 year old participation in education and training
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