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Flight from italian universities

February 5, 2013

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(PUBLISHED IN IL CORRIERE DELLA SERA) Equivalent of one university fewer in ten years. Enrolments down from 338,482 in 2003-2004 to 280,144 in 2011-2012. Shrinking teaching staff.     Undergraduates, graduates, post-grads, teaching staff and funds are all on the decline as Italy’s universities struggle. The warning comes from the national university council (CUN) in […]

Italian graduates earned two euros an hour

October 17, 2012

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(PUBLISHED IN CORRIERE DELLA SERA) Call centre owned by 35-year-old treated workers like slaves. NAPOLI – Grottaminarda is a village on the border of the provinces of Avellino and Foggia. It is also the place where financial police officers uncovered a call centre operating on behalf of two leading Italian phone companies. Workers were paid less […]