28 mai 2017

Inégalités. L'état de santé des français, marqueur des inégalités sociales

En partenariat avec Santé Publique France, la Drees vient de publier "L'Etat de santé de la population en France". Si l'état de santé des français est globalement bon par rapport à nos voisins européens de richesse similaire, les inégalités sociales (cadre/non-cadre, en emploi/au chômage...) engendrent des inégalités de santé "qui se sont aggravées au cours des dernières décennies", indiquent les auteurs.
Source : http://www.gref-bretagne.com/Actualites/Revue-de-presse/Inegalites.-L-etat-de-sante-des-francais-marqueur-des-inegalites-sociales

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25 mai 2017

Latin America doubles students in higher ed, but inequality persists

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The rate of students in Latin America and the Caribbean who graduate from higher education programs more than doubled – from 21 percent to 43 percent – between 2000-2013, but challenges persist, including the high dropout rate and the connections to the labor market, a World Bank Group report noted. More...

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22 mai 2017

Stop the Syllabus, I Want to Catch Up

HomeThe classrooms that we as professors have tried to create -- spaces where inequities are voiced and the status quo challenged -- are becoming reality, writes Lynn Cockett. The problem is we now represent that status quo. More...

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19 mai 2017

« Journée de la Jupe » : sensibiliser les lycéens aux inégalités hommes-femmes

Ouvrir le débat, c’est l’objectif principal de cette troisième édition de la « Journée nationale de la Jupe ». Vendredi 19 mai, filles et garçons sont incités à se rendre en cours vêtus d’une jupe. L’initiative, comme lors des années précédentes, doit déboucher sur des débats et discussions autour des inégalités de salaires entre les hommes et les femmes, et plus largement sur le sexisme ordinaire. Voir l'article...

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08 mai 2017

UNESCO Identifies Inequalities in Higher Education

In recent years, there has been a massive expansion of higher education throughout the world, especially in upper-middle income countries.  At the same time, there has been an increasing diversity of providers including private institutions, international branch campuses and online providers. These developments have serious implications for the international evaluation and comparison of universities. An article by Elizabeth Redden in INSIDE HIGHER ED discusses a recent report by UNESCO that shows that the expansion of higher education has often been uneven. More...

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30 avril 2017

Structural Inequality – The Case of Sweden

https://oecdecoscope.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/cropped-blog-clouds.jpgPosted . Income equality is perceived by many as steadily embedded in Swedish society, as solid as a Volvo’s tyres firmly clinging to a narrow country road on a Småland’s bright midsummer night. However, the Gini coefficient has increased more in Sweden than in any other OECD country since the 1990s. More...

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29 avril 2017

Want an inclusive student experience? Yes, there’s a campus app for that

eCampus NewsBy Chris Hopkinson. How can modern institutions implement strategies that support student engagement, retention and success, especially for low-income and minority students. More...

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For blacks, college is not an equalizer

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Acclaimed TV shows such as “Atlanta,” “Black-ish” and “Insecure” reveal a troubling paradox: Why do many well-educated black Americans feel so economically insecure? Here's a surprising clue: Blacks with college degrees have lost wealth over the past generation. More...

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Why admissions officers overlook low-income students

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. It’s April, which means a sliver of high school seniors across the country are celebrating acceptance letters from the nation’s top schools, while most applicants to those colleges are licking their wounds over rejections. More...

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27 avril 2017

The Wrong Reviewer

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Leading history journal apologizes for assigning review of book on inequality and urban education issues to a professor viewed by many as a white supremacist. More...

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