Researchers in a survey said they don’t want to delay their tenure review but have the criteria for it shift.
Faculty in a cross-country survey recommended modifying metrics used to gauge productivity to account for the differential impacts of the pandemic on women and racialized faculty.
Hundreds of girls attend a class in Universitas Indonesia in Depok, West Java, to motivate them to pursue higher education.
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Many Indonesian women want to pursue higher education, but structural barriers remain.
After 50 years as a university teacher, researcher and student, Raewyn Connell wrote a book, The Good University. Today, universities face a more toxic set of challenges than she has ever seen before.
Six out of 10 community college students do not earn a degree.
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Community college students reveal some of the top reasons why they leave school without a degree.
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Having international students in Australia gives us a head start in the global race to attract skilled migrants. COVID border closures that halved their numbers could have very long-term costs.
Higher education should promote independent thinking.
Research on the experience of Indian international students shows the importance of strong social networks for a productive and fulfilling time in Australia.
A lawsuit claims that 16 elite U.S. universities give preference to children of donors over other applicants in their admissions.
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A scholar weighs in on a new lawsuit that accuses several elite schools of price fixing and conspiring to lower the amount of financial aid offered to low-income students.
A study asked university teachers to share some of their students’ anonymous survey feedback. The results reveal insults and hate speech many lecturers deal with each year.
Regions with higher than average university attainment in the 1960s continue to have higher university attainment rates today.
The face of Africa’s educational high-achievers is changing.
Open resources enable people to take active roles in shaping their own learning.
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Open education resource platforms improve access to education and are globalising education on a scale never seen before.
Even college-educated adults can still struggle with numbers.
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People who struggle with numbers are also likely to struggle in life, new research shows.
Universities must be considered as not only in crisis but also as drivers of crisis in a world of climate change, biodiversity loss, authoritarianism and deep social and economic inequalities.
Since the pandemic began university decision-making has become more student-centred in response to students’ demands for flexibility.
Some nursing programs had to turn away students because of a shortage of faculty and clinical sites.
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The US has a growing demand for nurses. Yet nursing schools are turning away many qualified candidates.
An alliance of students during a 2016 rally in Bandung, West Java to reject LGBT students.
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As Western and Indonesian academics continue to engage in co-operation, we should find common ways of counteracting discrimination, including discriminatory practices against the LGBT community.
At the last election, Labor and the Coalition offered very different policies on university funding. Not so this time round, but the current flawed funding system could be improved further.
A student with a disability is guided by a volunteer during a campus orientation at Universitas Muhammadiyah Jakarta in September 2021.
There is a strong chance that the needs of students with disabilities may be overlooked.
Time spent mentoring students is often ignored when it comes to faculty salary and promotion decisions.
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If colleges want to address systemic racism within their institutions, they can start by crediting female faculty members of color for work that gets overlooked. A group of higher ed researchers explains how.
The federal government has for months been unclear about when international students could return to Australia. And there are still many uncertainties about the latest announcement.