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2008-09-04 00:00:19

By I.T. WE recently celebrated our 51st Merdeka Day and, as a nation, we have come far in many aspects. Sad to say, however, in terms of tertiary education, we have not progressed much. It used to be that when one graduates from a local university, it was with pride.

2008-08-30 18:00:32

LECTURERS at one of Merseyside's biggest colleges will balloted for strike action on Thursday if bosses refuse to budge over pay. More than half of the 285 lecturers at Bootle's Hugh Baird college could boycott lessons and walk out for a series of strikes as soon as October.

2008-08-28 18:00:44

By BEN TURNER LECTURERS at one of Merseyside's biggest colleges are threatening to boycott lessons in a pay row.

2008-08-26 06:00:49

Text of unattributed report headlined "Deputy science minister in an interview with Iran: Retirement of university lecturers is not political" published by Iranian newspaper Iran website on 24 August The actions of the Ministry of Science regarding the retirement of university lecturers is in no way political, and the retirees do not belong to a specific political current.

2008-08-15 00:00:31

By Bharat Yagnik AHMEDABAD: Pupils are ready but the gurus are nowhere in sight. This is a problem that is haunting the 39 engineering and polytechnic institutes of the state. And, fire-fighting has begun.

2008-08-01 12:00:59

Text of editorial by Farzaneh Rusta'i, headlined: "An elegy for the faculty of law" published by Iranian newspaper Etemad website on 27 July On one of the days of spring 1370 [1991-92], I was reviewing the notes I had taken in the previous session while waiting for the lecturer of Islamic political jurisprudence behind the green bench in one of the classes on the third floor of the Political Science and Law Faculty of Tehran University.

2008-07-29 06:00:42

Text of report by privately-owned Zimbabwean weekly newspaper The Standard website on 28 July [Report by Nqolwani Nyathi: "Varsity Lecturers Threaten Strike Over Pay Grievances"] Lecturers at state universities, who have been on a go slow for the past three weeks, demanding salaries of US$1 200 for the least paid academic staff have threatened to down tools this week if their grievances are not met.

2008-07-28 00:00:33

By Rozana Sani IF you think that the teaching and learning process is confined to lecture halls and that the chalk-and-talk method still rules at local teaching institutes, then you are wrong.

2008-06-26 15:02:58

By MULROONEY, Paul SEVEN administrative staff from Victoria University's College of Education have lost their jobs, and up to 22 academic staff could also be out of work.

2008-06-18 09:01:01

By Richard Garner Education Editor An urgent investigation should be carried out into the system for monitoring degree standards in the wake of The Independent's revelations that lecturers were being forced to turn a blind eye to cheating, the Conservatives' universities spokesman said yesterday.

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