15 novembre 2017

Makerere to host two centres of scientific excellence

By Esther Nakkazi. Makerere University’s science-based colleges have secured US$12 million in twin grants from the World Bank to run two African centres of excellence aimed at strengthening training and research in two critical areas of science – nanotechnology and crop improvement. More...

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12 novembre 2017

University of Surrey Veterinary Clinical Skills Centre: a training and research hub for the profession

Résultat de recherche d'images pour Funding of the Veterinary Clinical Skills Centre by the HEFCE Catalyst Fund has made a major contribution to many aspects of the work of the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Surrey. More...

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Cranfield University Operations Excellence Institute: becoming an economic anchor for the region

Résultat de recherche d'images pour The aim of the Operations Excellence (Op-Ex) Institute was to enhance the role of Cranfield University as an economic anchor within the region and nationally. It achieves this by enhancing learning and teaching through novel approaches, engaging students with the design and delivery of learning, and expanding knowledge exchange activities through clustering and collaboration with small manufacturing companies. More...

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Working on the TEF: raising the banner for students

Résultat de recherche d'images pour As HEFCE seeks student representatives to help with the next round of assessments, some of last year’s panellists and assessors reflect on their experiences in this blog series. More...

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Working on the TEF: gaining new skills and confidence

Résultat de recherche d'images pour As HEFCE seeks student representatives to help with the next round of assessments, some of last year’s panellists and assessors reflect on their experiences in this blog series. More...

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07 novembre 2017

How many excellent universities does Russia need?

By Andrei Volkov. At a recent meeting of the Association of 5-100 Universities, a discussion arose about how many universities should remain in the 5-100 Academic Excellence Initiative. Currently 21 universities are in the project. More...

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‘World-class universities’ – The accountability gap

By Paul Benneworth. It is interesting to see the ‘world-class university’ wrestling with some of the tensions that exist when they try to justify themselves on anything more than their own excellence. More...

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29 octobre 2017

New HEPI report cracks the code for TEF success – press release

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "http://www.hepi.ac.uk/"A new HEPI report Going for Gold: Lessons from the TEF provider submissions by Diana Beech, HEPI Director of Policy & Advocacy, provides the first detailed analysis of the information submitted by universities for the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). More...

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22 octobre 2017

Is the teaching excellence framework shaping international student choice?

The Guardian homeUK students have been unfazed by the new ranking, but international students are taking the results seriously, which could damage bronze universities. More...

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The teaching excellence framework can enhance academic careers

The Guardian homeThe teaching excellence framework can enhance academic careers. More...

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