Our measures of learning gain and student outcomes are currently insufficient for understanding the journeys of part-time students, argue Mary Kellett and Grace Clifton.
The Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) have released their 2013/14 Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey, providing an insight to what graduates are doing six months after graduation.
When the present English tuition fee regime was being planned, there were plenty of voices from inside universities warning that it would change the nature of the relationship between students and their universities for the worse. Students would, it was feared, become customers rather than partners in an academic enterprise – has this happened? Claire Callender and Paul Temple discuss their new research on the changing student experience.
Some people are just too smart for university Must admit to being immensely irritated at the so-called ‘UnCollege’ proposition> And, having seen Dale speak recently at Going Global my annoyance has not decreased. This seems to be the story of UnCollege: Dale was unschooled for grades six through twelve and enrolled at Hendrix College in… read more