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Data from HEFCE question 16 relates to library provision.

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The graduate employment gap: expectations versus reality | CIPD Policy report

The graduate employment gap: expectations versus reality | CIPD Policy report | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
In this report, the CIPD draws on the latest data from the Higher Education Statistics Agency to assess graduate outcomes 6 months after graduation.
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It is time to tackle the part-time crisis - HEPI

It is time to tackle the part-time crisis - HEPI | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

HEPI is pleased to host this important contribution to the debate about the collapse in part-time higher education – and what to do about it – by the Vice-Chancellor of the UK’s largest university. Fixing the broken market in part-time study: Open University says part-time students ‘learning while earning’ need direct funding

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Scholarlyhub: crowd initiaive to build a free open source site to rival Researchgate

Scholarlyhub: crowd initiaive to build a free open source site to rival Researchgate | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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Fairer Fees: Sutton Trust report

Fairer Fees: Sutton Trust report | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

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Analysis from London Economics for the Sutton Trust shows that the reforms to student finance introduced in October will reduce student loan repayments for graduates by £8,000. However, the report raises concern that these changes do not go far enough to tackle the problems of high student debt and its consequences

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Cross-government funding of research and development - National Audit Office (NAO)

Cross-government funding of research and development - National Audit Office (NAO) | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
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The student finance system needs shaking up – for the sake of poorer students- Conversation Blog.

The poorest students are leaving university with the most debt.
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Research Outputs: Investigating the economic activity of undergraduate students using administrative data - Office for National Statistics

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Equality in higher education: statistical report 2017 - Equality Challenge Unit

Equality in higher education: statistical report 2017 - Equality Challenge Unit | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Our tenth annual statistical report presents high-level equality data to highlight national issues and support institutional benchmarking.
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UKES 2017 Report  Higher Education Academy

Three full years of the HEA UK Engagement Survey data shed light on encouraging trends in how students are engaging in different learning activities.
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New report shows each international student pays £8,000 towards filling gaps in UK R&D spending HEPI

New report shows each international student pays £8,000 towards filling gaps in UK R&D spending HEPI | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
How much is too much? Cross-subsidies from teaching to research in British universities (HEPI
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Research assessments based on journal rankings systematically marginalise knowledge from certain regions and subjects- LSE IMpact blog

Research assessments based on journal rankings systematically marginalise knowledge from certain regions and subjects- LSE IMpact blog | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Many research evaluation systems continue to take a narrow view of excellence, judging the value of work based on the journal in which it is published. Recent research by Diego Chavarro, Ismael Ràf…
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Checking what high school students know about the news- ACT

Checking what high school students know about the news- ACT | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

ACT is a mission-driven nonprofit organization.

paper by Michelle Croft and Raeal Moore. It’s based on a survey of high schoolers who took the ACT test earlier this year and were asked where they get their news, how accurate they think their sources are, and what steps they take to judge that accuracy.

http://www.act.org/content/dam/act/unsecured/documents/pdfs/R1658_students-checking-the-news-2017-10.pdf

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HEA report on TEF Year 2 submissions highlights the HE sector’s commitment to teaching excellence | Higher Education Academy

HEA report on TEF Year 2 submissions highlights the HE sector’s commitment to teaching excellence | Higher Education Academy | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
A new data-rich trends analysis Evidencing Teaching Excellence: Analysis of Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF2) Provider Submissions, commissioned by the Higher Education Academy (HEA), is released today.
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Higher Education: Admissions:Written question - 109016

how many (a) mature and (b) part-time students from disadvantaged backgrounds have entered higher education in England in each year since 2008-09.
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People & Planet University League- how green is your university?

People & Planet University League- how green is your university? | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

The 10th annual People & Planet University League published today reveals how a decade of student pressure on campus has transformed the sustainable development of Higher Education in the UK.

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Best universities for graduate jobs: Global University Employability Ranking 2017

Best universities for graduate jobs: Global University Employability Ranking 2017 | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Universities producing the most employable graduates have been ranked by companies around the world in the Global University Employability Ranking 2017
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Brexit uncertainty: British Academy publishes 'risk list' of subjects | British Academy

Brexit uncertainty: British Academy publishes 'risk list' of subjects  | British Academy | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
In a report out today exploring Brexit’s impact on the humanities and social sciences, the British Academy has published a list of the subjects most at risk from uncertainty over immigration rules after Brexit. 36% of economists and 34% of those in modern languages come from EU countries other than the UK.
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Working to Widen Access - Universities Scotland

Working to Widen Access - Universities Scotland | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
Scotland's higher education sector has an important to play in making Scotland a world-leading entrepreneurial and enterprising nation.
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What sort of TEF do students really want? | Wonkhe | Analysis

What sort of TEF do students really want? | Wonkhe | Analysis | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
A consortium of students' unions has seriously investigated what students want from TEF, with some interesting results that could have wide consequences for the debate.
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2017 Digital Literacy Impact Study > An NMC Horizon Project Strategic Brief

2017 Digital Literacy Impact Study > An NMC Horizon Project Strategic Brief | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

The 2017 Digital Literacy Impact Study: An NMC Horizon Project Strategic Brief uncovers the learner’s perspective of how digital literacy training influences work life after graduation Based on 36 USA Institutions.

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Blockchain in education : EU commission report

Blockchain in education : EU commission report | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it
This report introduces the fundamental principles of the Blockchain focusing on its potential for the education sector. It explains how this technology may both
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The view from above | SCONUL report on qualities needed for library leadership

 

Career advice  drawn from a recent report from the Sconul).

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The Publishing Trap

The Publishing Trap | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Introduction The Publishing Trap is a board game from the UK Copyright Literacy team that allows participants to explore the impact of scholarly communications choices and discuss the role of open access in research by following the lives of four researchers - from doctoral research to their academic legacies.

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The methodology used for the Times Higher Education World University Rankings’ citations metric can distort benchmarking

The methodology used for the Times Higher Education World University Rankings’ citations metric can distort benchmarking | Higher education news for libraries and librarians | Scoop.it

Avtar Natt  article impact of the social sciences blog.

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