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Graduate market in 2013

Graduate market in 2013 | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

High Fliers Research latest data on graduate jobs market, look for report at foot of screen.

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Mary Curnock Cook: How to improve technical education to deliver higher skills and better productivity - HEPI

Mary Curnock Cook: How to improve technical education to deliver higher skills and better productivity - HEPI | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

In a new report for the Higher Education Policy Institute (www.hepi.ac.uk), Mary Curnock Cook, the former Chief Executive of UCAS, says the Government must address six big gaps in technical education policy to raise skills and productivity.

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OFFA publishes new guidance on the evaluation of outreach - OFFA

The Office for Fair Access (OFFA) has today published new guidance and proposed standards for the evaluation of outreach by universities and colleges as part of ongoing work to improve the impact of outreach across the higher education sector.
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Opportunity through online learning: improving student access, participation and success in higher education

National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education

This report outlines research from Australia and the UK informing ten 'National Guidelines to Improve Student Outcomes in Online Education'Click here to edit the content

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Graduate outcomes for all subjects by university -

Graduate outcomes for all subjects by university - | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

The longitudinal education outcomes (LEO) data brings together information from the Department for Education with employment, benefits and earnings information from the Department for Work and Pensions and Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs.

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Leading from Unexpected Places through Collaboration: Undergraduate Libraries in the Research University | Danneker | Library Leadership & Management

Based on US experience interestign article on how library worked with teaching and learning staff and staff providing writing consultations.

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More students are dropping out of university because of mental health problems: Research based article from the Conversation.

More students are dropping out of university because of mental health problems: Research based article from the Conversation. | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
This is how to stop it.
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10 ways to use social media to get your research noticed: Times Higher blog

10 ways to use social media to get your research noticed: Times Higher blog | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Four experts offer their advice on getting the most out of social media as an academic
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2017 Student Academic Experience Survey - HEPI

2017 Student Academic Experience Survey - HEPI | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
The UK-wide HEPI / HEA Survey was first undertaken in 2006. This year’s results are challenging, showing students have:

falling perceptions of value for money;
continue to display relatively low wellbeing compared to the rest of the population; and
have yet to love England’s high-fees model of funding undergraduate education.
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Why metrics can (and should?) be used in the Social Sciences-  Harzig presentation

Reports on presentation  at "The Future of Research Assessment Peer Review vs. Metrics"

Compares H scores from scopus, web of science and web based metrics.

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One in three UK universities going backwards on female professorships- Times Higher

One in three UK universities going backwards on female professorships- Times Higher | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
New data show proportion of professors who are women has declined at some institutions

At the London School of Economics and Political Science, the proportion of female professors declined by 2.6 percentage points over three years,

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Student resilience: Exploring the positive case for resilience | Unite Group

This new report draws on published research and a survey of 6500 UK students.
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Assessment in Action: Academic Libraries and Student Success

year 3 findings show strong impact of library student learning

http://www.ala.org/acrl/sites/ala.org.acrl/files/content/issues/value/findings_y3.pdf

 

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Higher Education and Research Act 2017

Full text of the legislation now published.

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Around a half of students now see themselves as customers of their university – new ComRes survey

what do students want from University

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“Academic Book of the Future Project Report” (Final Project Outputs)

The two documents linked below were recently released. They are the final two outputs of the Academic Book of the Future Project. This project began in January 2014 when the Arts and Humanities Research Council (UK) partnered with The British Library.
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LIVE: Longitudinal Education Outcomes data released  Wonkhe - Links to responses and analysis

LIVE: Longitudinal Education Outcomes data released  Wonkhe - Links to responses and analysis | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
It's a revolution for public information about higher education as employment and salary data for graduates is released in full for the first time. We'll be bringing you coverage, insights and analysis all day here.
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World Reputation Rankings 2017: results announced

World Reputation Rankings 2017: results announced | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Asian universities overtake top Western brands in the Times Higher Education ranking of the world’s most prestigious universities 
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ARMA Conference- Papers available Research Managers

ARMA Conference- Papers available Research Managers | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

topics covered include the research management process and policy.

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Fear of debt really is deterring the poorest from university | Wonkhe

Fear of debt really is deterring the poorest from university | Wonkhe | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
The current government’s argument that student loans widen participation is misleading, argues Claire Callender, whose new research finds that debt aversion is stopping the poorest from applying to university.
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Higher Education 2022 – Priorities for Government |GuildHE- General Election manifesto

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The role of EU funding in UK research and innovation

A report commissioned from Technopolis Group by the four UK national Academies. It shows how EU funding flows across academic disciplines, institutions, industrial sectors and regions of the UK, as well how it interacts with other funding sources.
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Workshop on Big Data in Education: Balancing Research Needs and Student Privacy - National Academy of Education

Proceedings of a 2016 workshop

 

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