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Why Canada divides children into separate schools
Education

Why Canada divides children into separate schools

Written by: Anthony Di Mascio, Associate Professor, School of Education, Bishop's University Quebec school children are seen here in this 2008 photo. In 1997, the province of Quebec divided secular schools along English and French lines instead of by religion....

Étudiants, intéressez-vous au génie des procédés
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Étudiants, intéressez-vous au génie des procédés

Written by: Jean-Charles de Hemptinne, Professeur en thermodynamique, IFP Énergies nouvelles En France, un grand nombre d’organismes de formation collaborent avec l’industrie. ShutterstockVous lisez ce texte sur un smartphone ou un ordinateur, mais savez-vous comment sont produits les matériaux qui...

La recherche au secours de l’école ?
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La recherche au secours de l’école ?

Written by: Marie Duru-Bellat, Professeure des universités émérite en sociologie, Observatoire sociologique du changement, Sciences Po – USPC De quelle recherche a-t-on besoin ? VisualHuntDans les sociétés d’aujourd’hui, il n’est d’activité qu’on ne cherche à améliorer en s’appuyant sur les acquis de...

Are too many graduates getting good degrees?
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Are too many graduates getting good degrees?

Written by: Andrew Gunn, Researcher in Higher Education Policy, University of Leeds ShutterstockMore than a quarter of UK graduates received a first-class degree, and nearly half received an upper second-class award in 2016-2017. This means 75% of graduates gained “good...

No, university is not a waste of time and money
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No, university is not a waste of time and money

Written by: Glenn Withers, Professor of Economics, Australian National University Australian universities perform well despite being squeezed of public funds. ShutterstockThis article is part of a series exploring ideas for reforming higher education in Australia. We asked academics to analyse...

The hidden threat of teacher stress
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The hidden threat of teacher stress

Written by: Brandis M. Ansley, Graduate Research Assistant, Georgia State University Nearly half of all teachers report experiencing a lot of daily stress. AlenKadr/ShutterstockWhen a traumatic event such as the Florida school shooting takes place, often the focus afterward is...

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