Getting a degree involves more than paying a fee

UK“… Hence the focus in the ‘framework’ on its ‘consumer satisfaction’ and ‘consumer information’ elements. What has been described as the ‘food labelling’ device is a good populist trick, and like many a populist trick it has a germ of rationality. It is right and proper that universities should have an interest in potential students understanding what they can expect and to what it might lead. But as Wes Streeting, president of the National Union of Students, suggests, the proposed route is full of risk …” (more)

[David Watson, Guardian, 3 November]

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