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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21 juin 2018

Elite universities improve teaching scores after review

Some of the United Kingdom’s most prestigious universities have improved their scores for teaching standards after they requested to be judged again in official rankings, writes Eleanor Busby for the Independent. More...

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04 juin 2018

Elite university degree no guarantee of higher salary

By Geoff Maslen. The world’s top universities attract more students – and reject more student applications – than their lesser counterparts in almost every country across the globe. But Australian evidence suggests the pay-off in money terms is not as great as the students who gain access expect. More...

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27 mai 2018

Oxford, elitism and how to really tackle diversity

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianReaders respond to a report that showed one in four Oxford colleges failed to admit a single black British student each year between 2015 and 2017. More...

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21 mai 2018

Does it pay to graduate from an ‘elite’ university? Not as much as you’d think

Screenshot-2018-5-7 Education – Views Research – The ConversationAs the deadline for applications for mid-year admission to university approaches, prospective students face two important choices: what to study, and at which university. More...

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09 mai 2018

Toptal launches practice to service the education and edtech markets with its elite talent network

University Business Magazine logoToptal, a global network of top engineers, designers, and finance experts that empowers companies to accelerate, adapt, and scale, is helping to shape the future of education. More...

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27 février 2018

As a working-class student, I know degree pricing would entrench elitism

The Guardian homeThe education secretary’s announcement on Monday that the Conservative government wants to offer less “economically valuable” university subjects at cheaper prices will serve only to further entrench elitism in education. More...

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28 janvier 2018

Why admissions at elite colleges aren’t really about merit

University Business Magazine logoMore than 500,000 students who are in the top half of their high school class never get a college degree or complete a certificate program, according to an analysis released Wednesday by Georgetown University’s Center for Education and the Workforce. Those 500,000 students also represent about one-third of students who scored 1000 or higher on the SAT, another way of defining top-performing students, it found. More...

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26 novembre 2017

Yes, we must decolonise: our teaching has to go beyond elite white men

The Guardian homeThere’s no need for outrage over changes to Cambridge University’s English curriculum. Issues of race, class and gender are all relevant in literature. More...

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