24 janvier 2016

University protests are important – but school fees also matter

The ConversationBy . At the country’s universities, the #FeesMustFall campaign has rightly concentrated the collective mind on rising student fees,historical debt, the financial burdens students face when entering university, and an ineffectual National Student Financial Aid Scheme. More...

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How much does it cost you to register at a South African university?

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "timeslive.co.za logo"By Ashleigh Furlong. UCT requires the largest upfront payment of the universities surveyed, with South African students having to fork out R21,500 for tuition (or their full fees if they are lower than this figure) by 5 February. Non-South African students, who do not have permanent residence but pay local fees such as students from a SADC country, must pay an additional R3,275 admin fee. More...

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Tuition and Education Support Improves Employee Retention and Business Growth

The EvoLLLutionBy Florida Starks - EvoLLLution. Contrary to popular fear that employees will take advantage of a discounted education and leave, supporting employee education, development and growth improves employee retention and supports business growth. More...

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The Allure of the New New Thing (Part 2)

The EvoLLLutionBy Barmak Nassirian - EvoLLLution. Regulating non-institutional programming is critical when it comes to opening up public funds to support tuition payments, but the Department of Education has a lot of ground to make up to do this well. More...

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23 janvier 2016

Would Lower Tuition or Lower Student Debt Improve the Economy?

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Alex Usher. Short answer: not really, no.  But judging by this Chronicle Herald article last week entitled “Eliminating Tuition Fees would Buoy Bluenose Economy“, bad ideas die hard.  So let’s think this one through. More...

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Washington lawmakers propose free community college

eCampus NewsBy Walker Orenstein. Tuition at community and technical colleges in Washington would be free for state residents without a bachelor’s degree under a proposal announced Jan. 19 by a group of Democratic lawmakers. More...

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21 janvier 2016

L’Ecole des ponts va faire payer plus les élèves étrangers

Après les Mines et Télécom, l’Ecole des ponts et chaussées va instaurer des tarifs différenciés à la rentrée 2017.

Source : Les Echos par Marie-Christine Corbier

C’est une question qui va occuper l’Ecole nationale des ponts et chaussées une bonne partie de 2016. Voir l'article...

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20 janvier 2016

Part-time students still put off university by tuition fees, figures show

The Guardian homeBy. The slump in the number of people attending university part-time is a cause for serious concern, according to senior figures in UK higher education, as it cuts off second chances for talented people to earn a degree. More...

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19 janvier 2016

Higher education Green Paper: Concerns over TEF timetable and fee caps

By Ellie Bothwell. Sector questions feasibility of time frame for the teaching excellence framework. More...

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Clegg attacks Tory policy on living cost grants

By Natasha Turner. Former Lib Dem leader says maintenance grants were 'hidden reason' why disadvantaged students not put off by higher fees. More...

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