25 mars 2017

PPL changes likely to sink in Senate (Advocate 24 01)

By Terri Macdonald. The Federal Government thought it was being strategically clever in combining childcare payment reform with a range of savings in family and other payments – including the Government’s paid parental leave (PPL) – in a massive Omnibus Bill, the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Omnibus And Child Care Reform) Bill 2017. More...

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Labor calls Govt on HE cuts in Parliament

By Jen T. Kwok. On Monday, the Deputy Leader of the Opposition and Shadow Minister for Education, Tanya Plibersek put a private motionon higher education to the House of Representatives, calling for the Coalition Government to:

  • announce their plans for higher education funding and fees;
  • rule out significant fee increases;
  • abandon their 20% to university grants. More...

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19 mars 2017

The Politics of Higher Education Policies. Unravelling the Multi-level, Multi-actor, and Multi-issue dynamics

By Hedda. In this thematic issue of Policy and Society (all contributions are openly accessible), we highlight the multi-level, multi-actor, and multi-issue (the ‘multi-s’) nature of public policy using the case of higher education policies. See more...

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18 mars 2017

Thabo Mbeki calls for a ‘rebirth’. Is South Africa up to the task?

The ConversationBy . The appointment of former South African president Thabo Mbeki as Chancellor of one of the country’s largest tertiary institutions, the University of South Africa (UNISA), comes at a unique moment in the country. More...

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13 mars 2017

12-Hour Commute to Class With Noam Chomsky

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Noam Chomsky, the noted linguist and political thinker who teaches at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is this semester co-teaching a course on politics at the University of Arizona. Read more...

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Professors and Politics: What the Research Says

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. DeVos accusation that faculty members seek to tell students what to think renews debate, on which research is plentiful. Studies say professors lean left but challenge idea that this results in indoctrination or harms conservatives. Read more...

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01 mars 2017

Définir, valoriser et éclairer la politique de formation professionnelle

Guadeloupe FormationDans : note d'information du Cedefop CEDEFOP, Janvier 2017, 6 p.
Cette note porte sur les missions et le programme d'activité 2017 du Cedefop. Le Cedefop a pour mission de renforcer la coopération européenne dans La politique européenne d'enseignement et de formation professionnelle (EFP), en apportant son concours à la Commission européenne, aux États membres et aux partenaires sociaux dans la formulation et la mise en oeuvre de politiques d'EFP favorisant l'excellence économique et l'inclusion sociale. Voir l'article...

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23 février 2017

Adresse à un futur Président de la République

En préparation de son colloque « Pensons l’Université pour l’avenir », la CPU a élaboré un texte d’ « Adresse à un futur Président de la République » qui présente ce que les Présidents d’université et directeurs d’établissements d’ESR attendent de l’engagement de notre futur Chef d’Etat concernant la place des universités dans la société française, l’organisation de l’enseignement supérieur et de la recherche et le cadre de régulation qui doit accompagner l’autonomie de nos établissements. Voir l'article...

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19 février 2017

The White House is drafting an executive order on HBCUs

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. The Trump administration is set to issue an executive order on historically black colleges and universities, and it could go beyond the standard renewal of the White House Initiative on HBCUs issued by every president since Jimmy Carter, according to Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., the president and CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. More...

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29 janvier 2017

The Politicization of University Accounting

Résultat de recherche d'images pour By Alex Usher. Back in the fall, the Canadian Alliance of University Teachers (CAUT) published an interesting little guidebook called CAUT’s Guide to Analyzing University & College Financial Statements, written by Cameron and Janet Morrill, two profs at the University of Manitoba’s Asper School of Business.  Stripped to its essentials, it purports to be a DIY guide for faculty to help hold their institutions to account over finances. More...

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