15 mars 2019

Rethinking the nature of inequality and labor: An essay review of Affective Equality

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Rethinking the nature of inequality and labor: An essay review of Affective Equality
Eleni Schirmer, Michael W. Apple, education review, Jul 22, 2014
Good review of the book Affective Equality posing the central question, "Have the implemented educational reform policies mis-appraised the requirements of equality itself?" There are multiple "social systems that structure both equality and inequality: economic, political, cultural, and, affective." And example of this (not mentioned in the review) are parental expectations of their children. More...

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14 mars 2019

Les inégalités entre les femmes & les hommes des Hauts-de-France : chiffres clés

Direccte Hauts-de-FranceSpécial 8 mars 2019, journée internationale des femmes. Un dépliant actualisé en 2019 précisant 18 indicateurs comparés sur les femmes et les hommes de la région. Plus...

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11 mars 2019

[Sondage] - Les Français et les inégalités Femmes-Hommes

Screenshot-2018-4-15 Egypte – des élections présidentielles jouées d’avanceC'est dans le monde du travail (salaires, accès à des postes de responsabilités, etc.) que les Français considèrent qu'il y a le plus d'inégalités entre les femmes et les hommes. Plus...

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10 mars 2019

Can digital technologies really be used to reduce inequalities?

The numerous initiatives created over the last 20 years using Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D) have transformed the lives of many people living in poorer countries. More...

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International Women’s Day: the hard numbers on female university leaders in Europe

Universities are still male-dominated institutions. In 2019, 14% of rectors in 46 countries with EUA members are female, compared to 86% being male. The situation varies across countries as the proportion of female rectors is above the average in 16 countries, and below in eight countries. Notably, 22 countries currently do not have any female rectors. More...

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04 mars 2019

England lacks white working-class graduates. Quick fixes won’t change that

The GuardianHalf of universities have fewer than 5% of students from poorer white backgrounds. Just trying to boost numbers isn’t enough. More...

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Half of universities in England have fewer than 5% poor white students

The GuardianA report from the National Education Opportunity Network (Neon) found that white youngsters in receipt of free school meals were the least likely of any group to study at university after those from Traveller backgrounds. More...

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The class pay gap: why it pays to be privileged

The GuardianWithin Britain’s elite occupations, the advantages of class are still mistaken for talent. More...

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03 mars 2019

Should universities lower entry grades for disadvantaged students?

The ConversationStudents from less advantaged backgrounds are grossly underrepresented in Britain’s top universities. This underrepresentation of certain groups is particularly pronounced in highly competitive courses such as medicine. In England, for example, 80% of medical students come from just 20% of the country’s secondary schools. More...

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