The uncomfortable question is this: has the push for expansion altered the nature of these institutions? If not, why do they tolerate jaw-dropping illiberality?
Posts Tagged: Universities & Skills
Addressing their concerns is not only the right thing to do – it is also electorally sound in the long run.
Students shouldn’t be counted in the immigration figures. But we’ll have to wait for that to change.
With the public sceptical after years of letdowns, and the importance of the manifesto fresh in the headlines, it’ll be 2019 before action is possible.
The art treasures must be put on display.
We need higher skill apprenticeships, a maths requirement at 16-19, and the GCSE level of English and maths to be a prerequisite for Further and Higher Education.
Our university system is not producing enough at present, and the Government’s proposed reforms threaten to produce even fewer.
The industrial strategy has a welcome focus on education. But will it live up to its claim of modernity?
There is still some way to go before we can be sure this is a truly new approach, and not a return to what has been tried before.
Simon Clarke: Yes, Brexit will bring new problems for Universities. But it will also bring new opportunities.
The most successful ones will be those that maintain their partnerships in Europe, but also look farther afield to forge new associations across the globe.
Every period of university expansion in this country has met with opposition.
There is now a risk that it will affect the specialist advice that the Government will be receiving from certain quarters.
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He stands out as a co-operative presence amidst the uncertainties of court cases, elections on the continent, and whatever negotiations may bring.
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The younger generation has learned not to tolerate disagreement.
We are often poor at commercialising technology. Doing so requires scale, which in turn means we need large numbers of qualified people.
It should be the role of the Higher Education Minister to make the Government’s view known that on campus there are practically no limits to intellectual discussion.