RESEARCHERS SHOULD BE ASSESSED ON QUALITY NOT QUANTITY: HERE’S HOW

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Researchers need to be assessed on every aspect of their work, no matter where it takes place. Photo by marlenefrancia/Shutterstock How do you assess academic researchers for promotion or funding? This question has become ever more central in higher education settings since the 1980s saw substantial growth in investment in research. This significantly increased the number of researchers in the academic workforce and the need to assess their output for employment, promotion and other career advancements. One response to the need … Continue reading “RESEARCHERS SHOULD BE ASSESSED ON QUALITY NOT QUANTITY: HERE’S HOW”

PUBLIC UNIVERSITY ENROLMENT DIPS AS TVET NUMBERS GROW

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Enrolment at public universities dipped for the first time in three years in a period that saw the intake at technical colleges offering diploma and certificate courses increase 22 percent. FILE PHOTO | NMG Enrolment at public universities dipped for the first time in three years in a period that saw the intake at technical colleges offering diploma and certificate courses increase 22 percent. Official data shows that students joining public universities for undergraduate degrees dropped for the first time … Continue reading “PUBLIC UNIVERSITY ENROLMENT DIPS AS TVET NUMBERS GROW”