22 janvier 2019

Le devoir de réserve restreint-il la liberté d’expression des enseignants ?

Les enseignants peuvent-ils tout dire? Sur Twitter, certains d’entre eux revendiquent la liberté d’exprimer leurs critiques à l’égard du gouvernement et de l’éducation nationale. Plus...

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20 janvier 2019

Free to Think 2018: New Report Documents Global Crisis of Attacks on Higher Education

Guni NetworkACUP and its universities joined Scholars at Risk (SAR) on June 2017, in order to stand in solidarity with educators, researchers and students around the world who are threatened for peacefully expressing ideas and asking questions and to demonstrate ACUP's commitment and responsibility to preserving and promoting the freedom to think, locally and globally. More...

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18 janvier 2019

(Almost) free books on online learning

http://www.tonybates.ca/wp-content/uploads/asssociates.jpgBy . I did a big clear-out over the holiday period and found a whole batch of brand new printed copies of three of my books. One reason I moved to open publishing was because I ended up having to buy copies of my own books from the publishers to sell at conferences, and these are the unsold copies. More...

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This college is free unless graduates earn $60K a year

eCampus NewsAn innovative “startup” college focusing on computer science instruction makes an attractive offer to students who enroll: Tuition is free if they don’t find a job making at least $60,000 when they graduate. More...

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Free community college and a boost for Cal Grants: What Newsom wants to do for higher ed

University Business Magazine logoThe California Community Colleges System fared well under Newsom’s proposed budget, with $402 million going toward cost-of-living allowances, enrollment growth, legal services for undocumented students and their families and providing a second year of free tuition. More...

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17 janvier 2019

The Guardian view on academic freedom: the right to be very wrong

The GuardianSometimes it takes a true believer to make clear the absurdities of a faith. An Oxford professor’s view on sexuality discredit his church’s doctrine. More...

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15 janvier 2019

Why South Africa will find it hard to break free from its vicious teaching cycle

Screenshot-2018-5-7 Education – Views Research – The ConversationHalf of all South African pupils who attended school for five years can’t do basic calculations. This is according to a 2015 TIMMS report on mathematics achievements among Grade 5 learners in South Africa. More...

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Push to Expand Free Community College in California

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. California governor-elect Gavin Newsom plans to propose expanding the state's one-year, tuition-free community college program to two years. More...

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13 janvier 2019

Free College Denied

HomeThe Free Application for Federal Student Aid has a hidden trap that shuts students out, Katie Berger and Carrie Warick argue. More...

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09 janvier 2019

Academic freedom “fundamental” after UAE ruling

By Patrick Atack. The UK HE sector has championed the importance of academic freedom and the imperative to put security of students and staff first, following the United Arab Emirates sentencing a British PhD student to life imprisonment for alleged spying. More...

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