The Bologna Process hits Glasgow

Scotland“Students and education workers have taken action across Europe in recent months in response to the so called ‘Bologna Process’; a vicious attack on the provision of public education centred around privatising public institutions and stripping down staff numbers and facilities to a bare minimum. In response to this there have been large demonstrations and strikes of students and workers in Austria, Italy, Spain and France. In Britain there are now proposals for a huge funding cut back at London Metropolitan University and the selling off of Strathclyde University in Glasgow, amongst other attacks. The clear class bias in these decisions is evident; it’s certainly not a coincidence that attacks on education should start at the less prestigious universities and not those attended by the children of the great, good and wealthy responsible for the crisis that has signalled these cuts …” (more)

[Ewan Gibbs, Socialist Appeal, 11 May]

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