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Higher Education: the Fair Access Challenge

Higher Education: the Fair Access Challenge | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Report from the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission follows up 'University Challenge: How Higher Education Can Advance Social Mobility' site includes a data section

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AGR Summer Survey: Graduate job vacancies predicted to rise by 17%

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Summary of Association of Graduate Recruiters latest survey

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2014-Report reveals positive impact of HEFCE funding on student success

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Outcomes of access agreement, widening participation strategic statement and National Scholarship Programme monitoring for 2012-13’ full text report

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Annual Higher education business community survey 2014

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Improving the student learning experience -

Improving the student learning experience - | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Sector-wide view of how higher education institutions across England are improving student learning opportunities. BIS Research Paper 169. from UK government.

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Sutton Trust Higher Ambitions summit

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Held in London July 2014 focused on technical and vocational education website includes reports and polls on attitudes towards apprenticeships and vocational education.

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Employers want education system to better prepare young people for life outside school gates – CBI/Pearson survey

Employers want education system to better prepare young people for life outside school gates – CBI/Pearson survey | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Businesses want the education system to better prepare young people with the attitudes and attributes they need to succeed in the world of work, according to this year’s CBI/Pearson Education and Skil
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Open Access: An independent evaluation

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Children who attend private school will earn £193,700 more on average in their early careers than their state educated peers, analysis of open access programme (sutton Trust) by Social Market Foundation)

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At a Tipping Point: Education, Learning and Libraries

At a Tipping Point: Education, Learning and Libraries | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

oclc report explores page 4 We are tipping from the age of students as directed learners
to an era of students as empowered education consumers and eager education evaluators

covers expectations of online learning, libraries and higher education.


• Findings compiled from a survey of 3,700 U.S. online information consumers of all ages about their
perceptions and attitudes on college, the cost of education, online learning and libraries;

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Evidence review of the economic contribution of libraries Arts Council

Evidence review of the economic contribution of libraries Arts Council | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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Arts council report.

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New student loan design would enable universal access for first time

New student loan design would enable universal access for first time | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Report from Universities alliance describes HELP scheme.

, H.E.L.P. UK, A new higher education loan programme: adding to the debate on funding.

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Poor pupils in London do better- IFS report

Poor pupils in London do better- IFS report | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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Lessons from London schools for attainment gaps and social mobility IFS report shows poorer pupils doing better in the capital

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House of Commons - Underachievement in Education by White Working Class Children - Education Committee

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latest issue Journal of Information Literacy now published

latest issue Journal of Information Literacy now published | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
open access journal of information literacy
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favourite article. The creation of a university library outreach programme to develop the information literacy of further education students: an interactive approach to support transition Lisa Anderson, Stephen Bull shows how teachers also need training in IL. gives details of outreach for transitional students.
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Student Loans - Business, Innovation and Skills Committee

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UK parliament select committee report focuses upon repayments.

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Widening participation in higher education 2014 -

Widening participation in higher education 2014 - | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Annual statistics on widening participation in higher education.
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from UK government

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Pedagogic Stratification and the Shifting Landscape of Higher Education

Higher education academy report. This project examined the impact on learning and teaching of recent significant changes in UK higher education policy. The term ‘pedagogic stratification’ is used to explore and analyse how institutional type may relate to different conceptions of ‘teaching excellence’ and ‘the student experience’ adopted across the sector.

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PISA 2012 results financial literacy

PISA 2012 results financial literacy | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

This sixth volume of OECD PISA 2012 results examines 15-year-old students’ performance in financial literacy in the 18 countries and economies that participated in this optional assessment.

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Measuring the broader impact of research: The potential of altmetrics

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articles accessible via xarciv.from L.Bornmann.

"Altmetrics is a term to describe web-based metrics for the impact of publications and other scholarly material by using data from social media platforms (e.g. Twitter or Mendeley). This overview of studies explores the potential of altmetrics for measuring societal impact. It deals with the definition and classification of altmetrics. Furthermore, their benefits and disadvantages for measuring impact are discussed."

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UK review of the provision of information about higher education: National Student Survey results and trends analysis 2005-2013

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HEFCE report. This document presents the results and trends from an analysis of the first nine years of data from the National Student Survey (NSS).

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Regional challenges: a collaborative approach to improving education

Regional challenges: a collaborative approach to improving education | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

CentreForum report. Considers why London schools have more educational success. How can these improvements be transfered to other regions of the UK.

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Student use of social media: when should the university intervene?

Student use of social media: when should the university intervene? | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
(2014). Student use of social media: when should the university intervene? Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management: Vol. 36, The Practitioner Edition, pp. 241-256. doi: 10.1080/01587919.2014.899054
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Article based on policy in Australia when should universities intervene to monitor control what students post on facebook. Free access from journal website.

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The link between secondary school characteristics and university participation and outcomes

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The link between secondary school characteristics and university participation and outcomes

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Dept for Education. his report uses linked individual-level administrative data from schools and universities to document the relationships between a variety of secondary school characteristics of interest and higher education (HE) participation rates and university outcomes. The school characteristics we consider are: school type and selectivity; whether the school has an attached sixth form; the proportion of pupils in the school who are eligible for free school meals; and school value added.

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One Nation Labour’s Plan for Science

One Nation Labour’s Plan for Science | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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Green paper from the Labour Party posted on Liam Byrne website sets out Labour's vision for science policy

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Outstanding student loan balances to peak at £330billion

Outstanding student loan balances to peak at £330billion | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

New figures revealed on Critical education blog from Andrew McGettigan

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Information Literacy in the Workplace Literature review

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Review by Dr Charles Inskip commissioned by CILIP

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