18 février 2017

It takes a lot more than blind CVs to combat bias and boost diversity

The Guardian homeBy. Job applicants still face too many hurdles, from family background to the colour of their shoes and unhelpful careers advice. More...

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Student choice: the new proposals are all froth and no coffee

The Guardian homeByGordon McKenzie. The government claims it will offer students a wide-ranging menu of university options. But diversity won’t just happen by itself – it needs planning. More...

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University is still a white middle-class affair – it’s not just Cambridge

The Guardian homeBy. Like me, many students from diverse ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds experience education differently thanks to institutional assumptions about intelligence. More...

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Why children’s books that teach diversity are more important than ever

The ConversationBy . If you think back to your childhood, what sticks with you? For many people, it’s those cosy times when they were cuddled up with a parent or grandparent, being read a story. More...

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Digging Deeper Into Campus Diversity

HomeBy Emily Tate. Study finds students' negative diversity experiences, though less common than positive ones, hinder cognitive development and student learning. Read more...

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Relationships Matter in Recruiting Latino Students

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Two-year institutions across the country are getting creative with Latino student recruitment as Hispanic populations grow. Read more...

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17 février 2017

Doubts on Diversifying the Facultly

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Provosts of American colleges and universities aren't sure their institutions will meet their goals for diversifying the faculty. Read more...

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02 février 2017

Hong Kong Universities Need to Increase Diversity, Report Says

Best Masters Degrees & Masters Programs 2016By Alyssa Walker. Last November, the Hong Kong government’s Audit Commission released a report that says that universities in Hong Kong are not “diverse enough.”  In 2015-2016, international students not from mainland China made up only 3.9 percent of the total number of students.  The report found that 76 percent of all non-local students at eight public universities came from mainland China. More...

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27 janvier 2017

Plans to improve varsities in motion

The Star OnlineMalaysia is one of the biggest spenders in higher education, but yet, its performance is still less than ideal. More...

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The emergent mission of varsities

By Datuk Ahmad Ibrahim Bajunid. Public and private institutions of higher learning work hard to be relevant by linking with community and industry. To this end a network of concepts is formulated and a language and conceptual register common to higher education institutions is developed.
Within the register, higher education institutions map out their strategic plans, typically connected to the plans and blueprints of education at school and higher education levels as well as to the broader national development plans. More...

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