Never underestimate the power of a teacher.
Apple for the teacher? What about those who teach our kids in ways we don’t always see?
College Tours aren’t what they used to be. Colleges have always been competitive in an academic sense, but that drive to outdo one another is creeping into other areas.
The college application process is known for being a complicated and daunting endeavour but that is changing.
Business courses may be a dime a dozen, but this one is definitely off the beaten track. This college course challenges future business tycoons to negotiate moral and ethical dilemmas.
In this episode: Get inspired by motivational speaker Arel Moodie, plus hear what lengths colleges go to, to win over students.
The forthcoming Teaching Excellence Framework will focus the attention of English universities on retention and student satisfaction. Hobsons recently supported the Social Market Foundation with their research, Staying the Course, which looked in more detail at the rising focus on student success in higher education.
Next week several thousand international educators will come together in Liverpool for the annual EAIE Conference. The EAIE is the European centre for expertise, networking, and resources in the internationalisation of higher education. It once again promises to be a busy conference where delegates can look forward to over 170 sessions and over 20 networking events. The Hobsons team will be well-represented with engagement activities scheduled everyday of the conference.
New research from the Social Market Foundation (SMF) has found that no significant progress is being made on improving retention rates in higher education in England – but that institutions which are making a success of their ‘student experience,’ with more satisfied students, are likely to have higher rates of course completion.
It’s back to school time, and today we launch Episode 6 of Upgraded by Hobsons, a free monthly podcast accessible through iTunes. More than 1.4 million listeners are tuning in to Upgraded. You can join them and listen the current episode here.
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