Report: Steeper COVID slide expected in math than reading

Dive Brief: Learning gains during the 2019-20 school year are expected to be significantly lower than typical years due to the “COVID slide,” according to a report from NWEA published in Sage Journals. The research predicts learning gains in reading to be 63% to 68% of what they normally are on average, but math is expected […]

fewer int’l grads likely to remain in country says Nuffic

Analysing answers from 608 international students from 86 different countries, the Dutch internationalisation organisation found that slightly fewer students want to continue living and working in the Netherlands than before the crisis. “It is a signal that the crisis...

UK confirms home fee status for “settled” EU students

“EU nationals resident in the UK before the end of the transition period will be eligible for support on a similar basis to domestic students” Following an announcement earlier this year explaining EU students would lose home fee status beyond 2021, Michelle Donelan...

Pennsylvania system gears up for major faculty, program cuts

Dive Brief: Five universities within the financially struggling Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education intend to lay off more than 100 full-time faculty members by the end of the academic year.  The faculty, who are tenure or tenure-track, received notice...