06 décembre 2018

Why Wikipedia Must Jettison Its Anti-Elitism

Why Wikipedia Must Jettison Its Anti-Elitism
One of the founders of Wikipedia expresses concerns about the online encyclopedia's future. Wikipedia needs to appear more credible, he argues, and to do this it needs a mechanism where expertise prevails. More...

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01 décembre 2018

Elite learning, anywhere

University Business Magazine logoAn online Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree made its debut in UPenn’s College of Liberal and Professional Studies. More...

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1,000 state schools have no applicants to elite career schemes

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianState-educated applicants to graduate schemes at top firms come from elite pool – report. More...

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03 novembre 2018

The secret formula for becoming an elite athlete

The ConversationIn addition to the belief that starting early is a path to success, the popularity of the 10,000-hour rule has given rise to the belief that a certain numeric value of time must be acquired for an individual to become an expert. More...

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01 octobre 2018

The dangers of limiting research to elite universities

By Jenny J Lee and Alma Maldonado-Maldonado. With regard to our recent debate with Philip Altbach and Hans de Wit on research publishing, there are some points of agreement; however, key points of disagreement remain. More...

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25 septembre 2018

Ivy League Degree for the Nontraditional Student

HomeBy Paul Fain. Coursera expands its online degree push for working adults, this time going Ivy League, with a new master's in computer and information technology from the University of Pennsylvania. More...

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24 septembre 2018

An Elite Online Bachelor’s Degree

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Several Ivy League universities offer online degrees at the graduate level -- but few have ventured into online undergraduate degrees. The University of Pennsylvania could lead the way. More...

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24 août 2018

Government accused of 'total failure' to widen elite university access

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianNumber of disadvantaged students at Russell Group institutions virtually unchanged since 2010. More...

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31 juillet 2018

Education secretary: elite universities must improve access

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianElite universities are not instinctively biased against disadvantaged children but must do more to improve access, the UK’s education secretary has said. More...

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Elite schools always find ways to boost grades

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianIt would appear that Barnaby Lenon, featured in Peter Wilby’s article (From Harrow to hairdressing: elite school head takes a new direction, 10 July), has not explored the fundamental problem – the school curriculum is geared towards university entrance. More...

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