Knowledge Economy beats Learning Society

Academics are becoming worried that government policies that emphasize learning as a route to employment are undermining the ethos of our universities and colleges. Vice-chancellors throughout England and Wales report that students are taking courses which they hate in order to enter high-paid work on graduation and that fewer and fewer students are taking subjects for the love of them. A similar story is revealed in Scotland despite the absence of tuition fees.

More in the Education Guardian.

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