Universities need glaziers and golf experts, too

“… That confident celebration of the craftsman as well as the academic is something our nation has lost, and which we need to recapture. Skills and craftsmanship are essential for rebalancing the economy away from its dependence on financial services. Winston Churchill put it very well as Chancellor, saying he wanted a country where ‘finance was less proud and industry more content’. That means more apprenticeships and more work-based learning …” (more)

[David Willetts, Daily Telegraph, 2 June]

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