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The global competition for talent: the rapidly changing market for international students and the need for a strategic approach in the US
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This paper is about the implications of trends in international student enrolment for US higher educ...
Author(s)
Douglass,J.A. | Edelstein,R
Theme(s)
Economic and social context of higher education | Economic and social context of higher education | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Global competition | Transnational education | International
Date
01/01/2009
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University autonomy in Europe - exploratory study
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Study of 34 HE European systems finds that the key issues for university autonomy relate to financia...
Author(s)
Estermann,T. | Nokkala,T
Theme(s)
Institutional management, staffing and finance | Institutional management, staffing and finance | Generic Themes | Institutional management, staffing and finance
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Finance | Cultures and structures | International | Cultures and structures
Date
01/01/2009
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International comparative performance of the UK research base
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The UK shows strong relative international performance in terms of sustainable achievement and produ...
Author(s)
Evidence Ltd
Theme(s)
Research | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
RAE/REF and indicators of success | International
Date
01/01/2009
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With their whole lives ahead of them: myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
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Study exploring the reasons why young people in both two and four year colleges in the US fail to co...
Author(s)
Public Agenda
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
International | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2009
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The impact of the process to promote equality and diversity in the Research Assessment Exercise 2008
Abstract
Report of qualitative research into documentation and sample interviews to review the impact of the ...
Author(s)
Manfredi,S. | Vickers,L
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Generic Themes | Generic Themes | Research | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Disability | Age | Ethnic minorities | RAE/REF and indicators of success | Gender
Date
01/01/2009
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American academic: the state of the higher education workforce 1997-2007
Abstract
This report examines the US higher education workforce, including trends during the last 10 years, t...
Author(s)
AFT Higher Education
Theme(s)
Institutional management, staffing and finance | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Staff recruitment and retention | International | Staff development
Date
01/01/2009
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The academic attainment of students with disabilities in UK higher education
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This article examines whether disablement can be used as a predictor of academic attainment.
Author(s)
Richardson,J
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Access and widening participation | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Disability | Specific student groups and students with non-traditional entry requirements | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2009
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Male and female participation and progression in higher education
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This report is about the relative achievement of men and women in higher education in the UK.
Author(s)
Higher Education Policy Institute
Theme(s)
Access and widening participation | Generic Themes | Access and widening participation
Subtheme(s)
Extent and pattern of participation | Gender | Progression and completion rates
Date
01/01/2009
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Taught postgraduate students: market trends and opportunities
Abstract
Report analysing data and trends in the market for taught postgraduate students in the UK.
Author(s)
Universities UK
Theme(s)
Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Postgraduate level (i.e. masters, doctorates)
Date
01/01/2009
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Survey of Master degrees in Europe
Abstract
An investigation of the Bologna second cycle and its stage of development in 2009.
Author(s)
Davies,H
Theme(s)
Economic and social context of higher education | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Bologna Process | International
Date
01/01/2009
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Motivation to study in higher education: a comparison between Germany and Great Britain
Abstract
Study dealing with reasons for the motivations of German and British A level students to study in hi...
Author(s)
Loeber,S. | Higson,H
Theme(s)
Student experience | Generic Themes | Generic Themes | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Reasons for study and choice of course | Socio-economic groups | Gender | International
Date
01/01/2009
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Emotional journeys: young people and transitions to university
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The article provides an interpretation of the role emotions play in understanding young people's tra...
Author(s)
Christie,H
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Student experience
Subtheme(s)
Socio-economic groups | Reasons for study and choice of course
Date
01/01/2009
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Re-evaluating the role of social capital in the career decision-making behaviour of working-class students
Abstract
Study looking at the extent to which lack of social capital can disadvantage working class universit...
Author(s)
Greenbank,P
Theme(s)
Graduate labour market | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Careers services/advisers | Socio-economic groups
Date
01/01/2009
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The 2008 graduate pathways survey: graduates’ education and employment outcomes five years after completion of a bachelor degree at an Australian university
Abstract
This is a report of an investigation of graduates’ education and employment outcomes after complet...
Author(s)
Coates,H. | Edwards,D
Theme(s)
Graduate labour market | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Graduate earnings, careers and destinations | International
Date
01/01/2009
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Ambition 2020: world class skills and jobs for the UK
Abstract
The report assesses progress towards making the UK a ‘world leader’ in skills, employment and pr...
Author(s)
UK Commission for Employment and Skills
Theme(s)
Graduate labour market | Graduate labour market | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Employer demand and requirements | Workforce planning and development | International
Date
01/01/2009
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How to strike a balance between quality assurance and quality control in the perceptions of individual lecturers. A comparison of UK and Dutch higher education institutions
Abstract
A study of the way in which UK and Dutch lecturers observe, feel constrained by and cope with the qu...
Author(s)
Teelken,C. | Lomas,L
Theme(s)
Quality assurance and enhancement | Quality assurance and enhancement | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
External review methods | Enhancement of the learning experience | International
Date
01/01/2009
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Mismatch in the graduate labour market among immigrants and second generation ethnic minority groups
Abstract
Analysis of graduate survey data to estimate the incidence of over-education and over-skilling among...
Author(s)
Byrne,D. | McGuinness,S
Theme(s)
Graduate labour market | Generic Themes | Graduate labour market
Subtheme(s)
Graduate earnings, careers and destinations | Ethnic minorities | Employer demand and requirements
Date
01/01/2009
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Research careers in Europe. Landscape and horizons
Abstract
Report setting out a strategy for research careers.
Author(s)
European Science Foundation
Theme(s)
Generic Themes | Research
Subtheme(s)
International | Researcher development and career paths
Date
01/01/2009
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Employability and higher education: contextualising female students' workplace experiences to enhance understanding of employability development
Abstract
Findings suggest that female students experience many indirect gender-based inequalities within acco...
Author(s)
Gracia,L
Theme(s)
Curriculum (including learning, teaching and assessment) | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Work-based learning and placements | Gender
Date
01/01/2009
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Career plans and aspirations of recent black and minority ethnic business graduates
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This article investigates the career plans and aspirations of a sample of Black and minority ethnic ...
Author(s)
Kirton,G
Theme(s)
Graduate labour market | Generic Themes
Subtheme(s)
Graduate earnings, careers and destinations | Ethnic minorities
Date
01/01/2009
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