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Estas son las profesiones con mayor futuro en España

¿Cuáles son las profesiones con más salidas? El Grupo Adecco ha realizado un estudio para conocer <b>cuáles son los sectores con mejores perspectivas de</b> …

New Report Sheds Light on Higher Ed’s Innovation Challenges

A new report surveying academic administrators released Wednesday by the Online Learning Consortium and Learning House sheds some insight on …

The Third Education Revolution

Schools are moving toward a model of continuous, lifelong learning in order to meet the needs of today’s economy.<p>When the giant Indian technology-services firm Infosys announced last November that it would open a design and innovation hub in Providence, the company’s president said one of the key …

Higher Education

The Medieval University Monopoly

New universities sprung up across medieval Europe at a rapid rate, yet at the start of the 19th century, England had only two: Oxford and Cambridge. …

Higher Education

Graduates should fund their former universities - says college president

New NUI Galway president Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh wants to see a culture of alumni giving back to their universities to help fund the education of current …

College & University

A graduate tax is the fairest way of financing university students because the more they earn, the more tax they pay<p>The student tuition fees system is broken, Justine Greening, the recently departed education secretary, all but admitted this week – and indeed it is.<p>When in 2003-04 Labour acted to …

Higher Education

A Dutch university has canceled plans to offer degrees at its China campus

The University of Groningen has abandoned plans to offer full degrees at its newly built campus in China, according to an announcement yesterday (Jan. 29).<p>The university’s China branch, called the University of Groningen Yantai (UGY), was formed following a three-way agreement (pdf) signed in March …

You can’t beat Corbyn with Miliband – but the Tories are trying to anyway

Fiddling around with university fees isn’t going to make the Conservatives suddenly competitive<p>Tuition fees have all but killed the Liberal Democrats. The breach of their manifesto pledge to abolish the charges, compounded by them voting for a fees increase, broke the party. Even the opportunities …

How should traditional universities deliver wholly online learning?

I’ve worked with several traditional higher education institutions over the last few years that have been in the process of building a capability for …

Higher Education Goes Digital, Deepening Student Engagement

The current generation of digitally savvy students have been passively trained by years of social media, e-commerce and online entertainment to expect a high-level user experience in all their digital interactions, with no exception for their educational institutions.<p>In higher education, there are …

The Biggest Misconception About Today’s College Students

You might think the typical college student lives in a state of bliss, spending each day moving among classes, parties and extracurricular activities. But the reality is that an increasingly small population of undergraduates enjoys that kind of life.<p>Of the country’s nearly 18 million …

College & University

New data explain Republican loss of confidence in higher education

Not only do Republicans and Democrats have different levels of confidence in higher education, but they are coming at the issue by focusing on …

As one institution makes clearing offers via Snapchat, overall number of acceptances to British universities declines<p>Universities are scrambling to fill their undergraduate courses for the coming year, despite a rising number of school-leavers in England accepting places after receiving their …

College & University

41,000 former students of a closed for-profit college may get $183 million to pay off their student loans

Aequitas funded loans to former Corinthian College students, with the knowledge that they were likely to default, the government claims. Former Corinthian students will receive $183 million once the settlement is approved by the US District Court in Oregon.<p>"Tens of thousands of Corinthian students …

Here’s how to recoup the cost of a college degree in 2.6 years or less

Earning a college degree can be expensive. The average cost of one year at a public university for in-state students is more than $20,000, College …

Universities to be stopped from sidelining British students for foreign teens who can pay more

Universities admissions will be monitored from next year to ensure British students are not being discriminated against in favour of foreign applicants who can pay more.<p>An investigation by The Sunday Times showed that universities are increasingly recruiting lucrative overseas students, while at …

The Problem With Helicopter Colleges

The Harvard professor Steven Pinker objects to a proposal to ban various undergraduate social clubs, citing a model of higher education that many elite institutions are rejecting.<p>As a coda to yesterday’s article on Harvard University, where a committee is trying to ban undergraduates from joining …

Higher Education

¿Cuáles son las mejores universidades españolas?

La <b>Universitat Pompeu Fabra</b>, la <b>Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya</b> y la <b>Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona</b> lideran, por este orden, el ranking de</b> …

52 cosas que no sabíamos cuando empezó 2016

Si es verdad que no te acostarás sin saber una cosa más, deberíamos haber aprendido 366 cosas en 2016 (no olvidemos que era un año bisiesto). Por si …

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Competencia examinará por primera vez el sistema universitario español

José María Marín Quemada, el presidente de la Comisión Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia (CNMC), quiere examinar el sistema universitario …

La Universidad Complutense quiere reducir sus departamentos de 185 a 72

Sobran departamentos en la Complutense. Es lo que piensa el actual equipo rector que ha presentado a los decanos una propuesta -que aún es una …

I+D+i. en España ¿se hacen milagros con la poca inversión?

– En 2012, España invirtió 286€ por habitante en I+D+i. – En España se invierten más de 13.000 millones de euros en actividades de I+D+i...

El precio del grado en España es 20 veces más caro que en Alemania

La matrícula de la carrera en Cataluña es tres veces mayor que en Galicia<p>Desde 2012, la matrícula del grado ha subido un 32% y la del máster, un 75% …

La universidad menosprecia la docencia (post-486)

En un post anterior (¿<b>Debemos ser tan radicales en la innovación educativa</b>?) reivindicaba la figura del docente, profesor o profesora como una pieza …

Monográfico: Revistas científicas

Descargar monográfico<p>Otros monográficos sobre Bibliotecas y Documentación <br>MONOGRÁFICOS SOBRE BYD<p>Una revista científica es una «publicación periódica» …

Dodgy supervisors, churlish students and desperately low pay – it’s been quite a year in higher education<p>It’s been a challenging year for those working in universities: we know, because you’ve told us. Our Academics Anonymous series has provided a platform for our higher education community to tell …

Higher Education

14 universidades categoría E fueron suspendidas

Catorce universidades y escuelas politécnicas de las <b>26 instituciones que estaban en categoría E</b> a nivel nacional fueron suspendidas desde la …