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Redesigning the UK’s university admissions system 

In the Economics Observatory, Dr Aytek Erdil argues for a post-qualification admissions system that includes a matching mechanism, with students receiving university offers after they have received their A-levels. Read More>>

Published on - Monday 23rd August 2021

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The Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning Technology-enabled Learning Prize 

The Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning Technology-enabled Learning Prize has awarded a high commendation to Dr. Toke Aidt, Mr. Oleg Kitov and Dr. Vasileios Kotsidis for mastery-oriented active learning methods to complement traditional lectures. Read More>>

Published on - Wednesday 30th June 2021

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University Admissions could do with a Matchmaker 

Dr Aytek Erdil has proposed a major shake-up of the university admissions system in the UK. The key to his Post-Qualification Admissions model is to have UCAS act as a ‘matchmaker’, using the Gale-Shapley algorithm.

Published on - Friday 14th May 2021

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Testing Times: Assessments and Teaching in the Time of COVID-19  

2020 has been a year like no other. Lectures are being delivered remotely, Zoom has become a familiar fixture in supervisions, and the most recent round of gruelling Economics Tripos examinations was held online. Dr. Aytek Erdil, Director of Teaching, looks back on tough calls and thoughtful adaptations made by the Faculty as the Covid-19 crisis unfolded.

Published on - Monday 14th December 2020

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