Is College Necessary? – Tutors Are.

Trent Batson of Campus Technology has raised the question: “Is College Necessary in a Knowledge-Drenched World?” The point being that, when we have so much technology in our homes that libraries, art galleries and other institutional places have difficulty competing, do people need to attend a college to get an education? Well, it seems that …

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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 …

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New Cloisters Magazine

Development of our new online magazine continues apace. The Desert Archaeologist Howard Middleton-Jones has joined our contributors and we are looking forward to running stories about his work studying Coptic culture in Egypt. His journey has taken him from the Western Desert to discussions with religious leaders around the world and we hope to have …

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