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The Erasmus+ review: More than a European funding programme

Michael Gaebel, Director of Higher Education Policy at the European University Association, highlights the upcoming European Commission Erasmus+ review The European Commission’s Erasmus+ Programme is of major importance for European higher education institutions. Like its predecessors, it provides funding for international staff and student mobility, inter-university cooperation, and wider engagement...

Only a third of students think university is “good value for money”

According to a survey the number of students who think that university is good “value for money” has fallen The Student Academic Experience Survey of 15,000 students shows that only a third of UK students think they get good “value for money” from their university course. The survey also suggests that a...

UK university raises female wages to close pay gap

The University of Essex is to give its female professors a one-off salary hike to close the gender pay gap with their male colleagues The university wants to wipe out the gender pay gap and bring female professor salaries level with their male counterparts. Vice-chancellor Anthony Forster said other steps dedicated to...
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Schools to receive funding boost to help develop pupils character

A £6 million funding boost aimed at improving pupils character traits such as resilience and respect is now welcoming applications Children and Families Minister Edward Timpson has announced a £6 million fund aimed at developing pupils’ character is now accepting applications. Schools that are using a range of activities aimed at...

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