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Are too many graduates getting good degrees?

Are too many graduates getting good degrees?

More 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 degrees” – up from 60% ten years ago. Repeated media outcry and government condemnation over this upward drift, continues to fuel debates over the robustness of the current degree classification system […] … learn more→

4 post graduation paths you can choose from

4 post graduation paths you can choose from

Adjusting to life after university can be very difficult.Graduation may signify a time for celebration but it can also indicate a period of uncertainty as fresh graduates begin to anticipate their future. As per a psychologist named Andy Hogg, “it is normal for recent college graduates to feel stressed and anxious,”all this because of the […] … learn more→

Does Britain have too many graduates?

Does Britain have too many graduates?

More 18-year-olds than ever before were accepted into higher education in 2015. Overall, a record 463,700 people from the UK – 235,400 of them aged 18 – entered higher education in 2015, according to UCAS, marking a 2.8% increase on 2014. In England, 42% of today’s young people have entered higher education by age 19. […] … learn more→

It’s a mess: graduate schools are failing to prepare students for jobs

Arthur Levine, the head of the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, has been a vituperative critic of teacher education programs for years. His recent announcement that he’s partnering with MIT to start a new teacher education graduate degree program has brought new attention to these teacher training programs – and to teacher training generally. Levine’s […] … learn more→

IU study examines early career outcomes for public college graduates

A new Indiana University research project that looked at work outcomes for graduates at all degree levels of the state\’s public colleges found that the manufacturing industry awarded the highest pay. When it comes to which industry hires the most graduates, however, that honor fell to the educational services industry, followed by the health care […] … learn more→