University to mark down students who say 'illegal immigrants' in class

The Independent - Sun, 30/08/2015 - 15:36

Professors at a US university have told students that they risk failing their assignments and even their semester if they use offensive or hateful language in class or submissions.

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University of Tennessee switches gender-specific pronouns 'he' and 'she' for 'xe' and 'ze' to promote inclusivity

The Independent - Sat, 29/08/2015 - 13:15

Gender-neutral pronouns for transgender and queer-identifying people - such as "xe" and "ze" - are being encouraged at a second university in the US.

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New Chair of The Higher Education Academy Board

Higher Education Academy - Thu, 20/08/2015 - 09:30
Thursday, 20 August, 2015

Professor Rama Thirunamachandran, Vice-Chancellor and Principal of Canterbury Christ Church University is the new Chair of the HEA Board.

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HEA response to National Student Survey 2015

Higher Education Academy - Wed, 12/08/2015 - 09:09
Wednesday, 12 August, 2015

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Staff at York St John University show commitment to great teaching

Higher Education Academy - Tue, 11/08/2015 - 15:49
Tuesday, 11 August, 2015

York St John University has 100% of its teaching staff actively engaged in Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) as it works with staff to promote and recognise great teaching. 

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Welcome to the new HEA website

Higher Education Academy - Mon, 03/08/2015 - 11:31
Monday, 3 August, 2015

‘A gateway to enhancing teaching quality’


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