Nigerian university students.
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The assumption has always been that students would enjoy online learning but our research, during COVID-19 lock down, found otherwise.
The disastrous experience of vocational education and training in Australia holds many lessons about trying to fit education into a for-profit market model.
Market forces don't work well in education. For-profit businesses are more tempted to exploit loopholes than provide quality service.
Private college students graduate at higher rates, government statistics show.
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The 'free college' proposals being floated by 2020 presidential candidates don't include private colleges. A higher education scholar asks why, especially since privates have higher graduation rates.
Nigeria’s education system is under funded.
Government funding in Nigeria's education sector has been chronically low and needs to be changed.
Harvard, located along the Charles River in Cambridge, boasts the largest endowment at $37.6 billion.
Colleges and universities boast US$547 billion in endowment assets, yet only a handful of elite schools would be taxed under the proposal.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced a proposal for free tuition at state colleges.
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What does tuition-free college mean in other parts of the world? And what would it mean for international students?
Students and staff leading a protest at Sydney University on August 17, 2016.
Academics feel insecure, are overwhelmed by unmanageable workloads and burdened by bureaucracy. And things are only getting worse.
Should college be free for all?
Presidential candidates such as Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have proposed a debt-free or a free college education. Is this feasible? Should wealthier students get such subsidies?
Can Berkeley stay Berkeley after budget cuts?
State support for public research universities declined by 28 percent between 2003 and 2013. So, why does it matter?
Is university all about being job-ready?
Universities are cutting and streamlining their courses in an attempt to make graduates more employable. But lots of graduates are still struggling to find work, so why isn’t it working?
Prospective students storm the gates at the University of Johannesburg in 2012. The demand for universities is soaring across Africa.
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Africa needs private universities. But far more must be done to make them powerhouses of knowledge, research and graduate output.
Guns on campus could lead to grade inflation.
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Guns will be allowed on public universities in Texas from August 1. Given the recent incident of a student shooting the professor and then himself, reportedly over grades, are there reasons to worry?