30 juillet 2018

Pays en crise et éducation : quels rôles pour l’aide internationale ?

The ConversationPlus de la moitié des enfants non-scolarisés dans le monde vivent dans des pays touchés par des crises. Rien que pour les situations de conflits, l’UNICEF estime que plus de 25 millions d’enfants dans 22 pays affectés par les conflits sont hors des écoles. Plus...

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24 juillet 2018

Best Way to Contain a Crisis? Practice

HomeBy Doug Lederman. In the case of the Citadel, the answer was 14 minutes, which was the length of an entire event -- some of which was captured in photographs that went worldwide in a matter of moments -- in which a group of student cadets sang Christmas carols while wearing pointy white pillowcases with eyeholes on their heads, evoking the Ku Klux Klan. More...

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01 juillet 2018

L'AFPA s'enfonce dans la crise

Alternatives EconomiquesSur le blog de Michel Abhervé pour Alternatives économiques. Depuis 2011 l'Afpa perd autour de 100, 150 M € tous les ans, cette situation est grave. Les Gréta expliquent 1/5 de la baisse du CA de l'Afpa. Le reste a été pris par les OF privés. Plus...

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22 juin 2018

What the US can learn from other countries in dealing with pain and the opioid crisis

Screenshot-2018-5-7 Education – Views Research – The ConversationWith all the recent news on opioid overuse in the U.S., it’s not surprising that Americans consume the vast majority of the global opioid supply. Daily opioid use in the U.S. is the highest in the world, with an estimated one daily dose prescribed for every 20 people. That rate is 50 percent higher than in Germany and 40 times higher than in Japan. More...

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21 juin 2018

Colleges in Crisis

Colleges in Crisis
I haven't really followed this side of the equation in OLDaily, concentraing instead mainly on the use of technology in learning. But over the last year I've seen dozens of stories of this ilk: tuitions rising, colleges closing or merging, the system in growing disarray. More...

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07 mai 2018

Economic crisis forces slowdown at universities

Venezuela's universities have long ranked as among Latin America's best. But the acute economic and political crisis has forced students to drop out in droves, and teachers are following them out of the country. More...

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21 avril 2018

Tackling the Reproducibility Crisis

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The National Association of Scholars on Tuesday published a report on the "The Irreproducibility Crisis of Modern Science: Causes, Consequences, and the Road to Reform." Much already has been said about the reproducibility crisis in science, including that it’s exaggerated. More...

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Confronting the Opioid Crisis

HomeBy Grace Bird. Nurses are on the front lines of the opioid epidemic. As the first faces many patients see, nurses have the opportunity to identify individuals who are addicted, and they can also save lives by administering naloxone, an "opioid antagonist" that reverses the effects of an overdose. More...

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19 avril 2018

Is ‘Reproducibility Crisis’ Overblown?

HomeBy Rachael Pells for Times Higher Education. The narrative of the reproducibility crisis has come to dominate scientific debate in recent years, with about 90 percent of respondents to a 2016 Nature survey agreeing that such a crisis existed, and more than 60 percent blaming it on selective reporting and pressures to publish. More...

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17 avril 2018

Is ‘Reproducibility Crisis’ Overblown?

Is ‘Reproducibility Crisis’ Overblown?
Rachael Pells, Inside Higher Ed, 2018/04/05
A new study has failed to reproduce the reproducibility crisis. "A review of more than 40 recent studies on reproducibility has led Daniele Fanelli, a fellow in methodology at the London School of Economics and Political Science, to conclude that, although misconduct and questionable research methods do occur in 'relatively small' frequencies, there is “no evidence” that the issue is growing." This summary illustrates the problem perfectly. More...

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