A Five-Point Plan for the future of higher education

By James Ladyman – The culture of higher education has changed dramatically in the last few decades. Changes introduced to increase accountability and improve the quality of both teaching and research have had unintended consequences. The drive for procedures and processes, where once there were simply judgments and decisions, may have raised some standards and eliminated some shoddy or even corrupt practice. However, the elevation of the mechanisms to ensure the correct use of academic expertise, to the status of […]

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