21 juin 2018

Why there are so few Indigenous graduates at convocation

Screenshot-2018-5-7 Education – Views Research – The ConversationConvocation can be a very emotional occasion. Each year, it seems, the commentariat is whipped up into near hysterics over some honorary degree recipient or guest speaker. This year’s panic came by way of the University of Alberta’s acknowledgement of David Suzuki. More...

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Mathematics talent abounds in Indigenous communities

Screenshot-2018-5-7 Education – Views Research – The ConversationOn the occasion of National Indigenous Peoples Day, I would like to show how ubiquitous mathematics — and mathematics talent — is within Indigenous cultures. As a mathematician who immigrated to Canada, and who has worked at universities for most of my adult life, my teaching and learning experiences have shown me this first hand. More...

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Why management academics matter

Screenshot-2018-5-7 Education – Views Research – The ConversationThe identification of this “impostor syndrome” dates back to the 1970s, although its prevalence today is hardly surprising given the unprecedented specialization and explosion of technology at work. More...

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12 ways to keep your kids safe from sexual encounters online

Screenshot-2018-5-7 Education – Views Research – The ConversationA new study shows that one in five children between the ages of nine and 17 report having accidentally seen sexual material online through websites, pop-up videos and spam emails. Moreover one in nine say they have received unwanted sexual solicitations online. More...

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One in five youth see unwanted sexual content online, says new research

Screenshot-2018-5-7 Education – Views Research – The ConversationOur new research, published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, shows that one in five youth between the ages of nine and 17 will view unwanted sexual material online. More...

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Sex-ed isn’t going to turn you gay

Screenshot-2018-5-7 Education – Views Research – The ConversationAmong concerns about what right-wing austerity measures might mean for social services, environmental protection and access to healthcare, there is also the pressing concern about inclusivity and diversity within our educational institutions. More...

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Les dispositifs spécifiques d’emploi aidé et de formation au 1er trimestre 2018 - Forte baisse des effectifs en emploi aidé

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À la fin du 1er trimestre 2018, le nombre de bénéficiaires d’emplois aidés en France métropolitaine s’élève à 1,21 million, en baisse de 98 000 par rapport au 4e trimestre 2017.
Sur un an, le nombre d’emplois aidés est en diminution de 307 000 (-20,2 %). Comme au dernier trimestre 2017, cela s’explique par une forte baisse du nombre de contrats aidés (-35,2 %) et des autres emplois aidés (-37,6 %), alors que le nombre de contrats en alternance est en hausse (+4,4 %).
Le nombre de personnes en recherche d’emploi qui suivent une formation baisse de 33 000 au 1er trimestre 2018. 230 000 personnes en recherche d’emploi sont en formation fin mars 2018, soit 61 000 personnes de moins que fin mars 2017 (-21,1 %).

- Dares Indicateurs 2018-025 - Les dispositifs spécifiques d’emploi aidé et de formation au 1er trimestre 2018

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Colleges in Crisis

Colleges in Crisis
I haven't really followed this side of the equation in OLDaily, concentraing instead mainly on the use of technology in learning. But over the last year I've seen dozens of stories of this ilk: tuitions rising, colleges closing or merging, the system in growing disarray. More...

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elearn.ca Blog

elearn.ca Blog
I was probably not supposed to find this on the web (heh) but here it is anyway, elearn.ca's new blog, still obviously very much under construction (the Enter button doesn't work). More...

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Major Labels Caught Stealing $100m a Year

Major Labels Caught Stealing $100m a Year
Well well well. Fresh from settling on a collusion case last year, the music publishing industry is found with its hand in the cookie jar once again, allegedly cheating its recording artists out of $100 million. More...

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