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CBI annual skills and education survey

There is a stubborn shortage in the skills the UK needs to remain competitive and fuel long-term growth, according to the annual CBI/Pearson Education and Skills survey
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 Engaging and Supporting a University Press Scholarly Community

 Engaging and Supporting a University Press Scholarly Community | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

In this paper we explore how the development of The University of Huddersfield Press, a publisher of open access scholarly journals and monographs, has enabled the sharing of research with a wider online audience.

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The Future of Well-Being in a Tech-Saturated World | Pew Research Center

The Future of Well-Being in a Tech-Saturated World | Pew Research Center | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Many experts say digital life will continue to expand people’s boundaries and opportunities. Yet nearly a third think that people’s overall well-being will be lessened survey of experts

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Open as in dangerous

Open as in dangerous | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Below is the modified text of my keynote talk at the 2018 Creative Commons Global Summit. Video also available.- Chris Bourg MIT

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Analysing seven years of data on black applicants to HE | Wonkhe | Data

Analysing seven years of data on black applicants to HE | Wonkhe | Data | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Arthi Nachiappan analyses seven years of (detailed and interactive) data about black applicants.
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Study finds class scheduling should take into account when students sleep.

Study finds class scheduling should take into account when students sleep. | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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ILG launch new CILIP Information Literacy definition – Information Literacy Website

ILG launch new CILIP Information Literacy definition – Information Literacy Website | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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RLUK18 | OCLC Research survey on equity, diversity & inclusion - Merrilee Proffitt, OCLC

THE OCLC RESEARCH SURVEY ON EQUITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION Between September 12 and October 13 of 2017, OCLC surveyed current Research Library Partners
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Benchmarking widening participation: how should we measure and report progress?: HEPI

Benchmarking widening participation: how should we measure and report progress?: HEPI | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
In this new Policy Note, Professor Iain Martin, Vice Chancellor at Anglia Ruskin University, looks at each university’s success in widening participation and ensuring access to people from all backgrounds. Professor Martin proposes a new measure of equity in participation, which demonstrates graphically the most equal – and most unequal – HE institutions in the UK.
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Differences in student outcomes: The effect of student characteristics Higher Education Funding Council for England

Differences in student outcomes: The effect of student characteristics Higher Education Funding Council for England | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

This report looks at the employment outcomes of the 2015-16 graduates and the degree outcomes of the 2016-17 UK-domiciled first degree graduates from HEFCE-funded higher education institutions (excluding further education colleges). It considers how outcomes differ according to various student characteristics measured in terms of class of degree awarded and outcome six months after graduation. It also considers the changes that have taken place since the previous reports on 2013-14 graduates.

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Revolt sexual assault -survey sexual violence at Uk universities

Revolt sexual assault -survey sexual violence at Uk universities | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Almost two thirds (62%) of students and graduates have experienced sexual violence at UK universities finds Revolt Sexual Assault, in partnership with The Student Room.

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First gender pay gap data paints UK universities in poor light | THE News

First gender pay gap data paints UK universities in poor light | THE News | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Six higher education institutions report so far that male pay is at least 20 per cent higher than female remuneration
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Lib-Innovation: RLUK presentation: Understanding Academics

Lib-Innovation: RLUK presentation: Understanding Academics | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Findings from UX research at the university of York from Michelle Blake.

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If student numbers are set to grow, then isn’t it about time we ensure we will have the staff to teach them?

If student numbers are set to grow, then isn’t it about time we ensure we will have the staff to teach them? | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

A new report by the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI) reveals the number of students in higher education in England is set to grow dramatically over the coming decade.

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Educational disadvantage: how does England compare?

Educational disadvantage: how does England compare? | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
New analysis by the Education Policy Institute (EPI) and Professors John Jerrim and Toby Greany at the UCL Institute of Education (IOE) examines how disadvantaged pupils in England compare with those in other countries.

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The performance of disadvantaged pupils in England, compared to other countries.
The attainment gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers in England, compared to other countries.
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Launch of the Open Science Training Handbook | EIFL

Launch of the Open Science Training Handbook | EIFL | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
The FOSTER (Facilitating Open Science Training for European Research) project has released its Open Science Training Handbook for Open Science instructors and trainers.
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Engagement with scholarly work as professional development –great inspirign blog post from A. Preater.

Why read books, book chapters, journal articles, and other scholarly work as part of your professional development? As a manager, why support and enable colleagues to do so? In this post

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The 2018 USS Strike - IOE LibGuides at Institute of Education, London

The 2018 USS Strike - IOE LibGuides at Institute of Education, London | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
The 2018 USS Strike: Background
A repository of selected content on the #USSstrike2018
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The Wonk Panel Survey 2018 | Wonkhe

The Wonk Panel Survey 2018 | Wonkhe | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

The Wonk Panel 2018 is the first of a new annual health check on the higher education sector across the UK by the colleagues in the sector on the frontline of policy making and politics. The report and the research was kindly sponsored by EY Parthenon.

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Skills in scholarly communication – needs & development | Unlocking Research

University of cambrige survey of the skills needed and skills gap for professionals working in scholarly communication.

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UKRI criticised for appointing all-white research council boards Times Higher article

UKRI criticised for appointing all-white research council boards Times Higher article | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Just five out of 57 appointed members are from black or ethnic minority backgrounds
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Changing the culture: one year on – An assessment of strategies to tackle sexual misconduct, hate crime and harassment affecting university students- Universities UK

Changing the culture: one year on – An assessment of strategies to tackle sexual misconduct, hate crime and harassment affecting university students- Universities UK | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
​Univer​sities are making progress in tackling student sexual misconduct, but more must be done.
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Freedom of Speech in Universities- Joint Committee on Human Rights - House of Commons

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Advance HE formally launched | Advance HE

Advance HE, the new sector agency to be formed from the merger of the Equality Challenge Unit, Higher Education Academy and the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education, is announced today – Wednesday 21 March after the three agencies signed the documentation to effect the merger.
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Shame: The Emotional Basis of Library Anxiety | McAfee | College & Research Libraries

Shame: The Emotional Basis of Library Anxiety | McAfee | College & Research Libraries | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Shame: The Emotional Basis of Library Anxiety useful article from Colege and Research Libraries journal.

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The Lost Part-Timers: Sutton Trust report.

The Lost Part-Timers: Sutton Trust report. | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Report Overview

Part-time undergraduate study is an important vehicle for social mobility, offering an opportunity for those whose work or family responsibilities make full-time study impractical and providing a 'second chance' for mature students who may not have followed the traditional route in school.

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