The meaning of education is being lost in a fug of qualifications

Ireland“In this mad drive by universities to assuage the captains of industry and cyclopean economists, it is difficult to distinguish any more between those graduates who are educated and those who are merely qualified. The international media burped a little recently on discovering that the world’s league-leading universities are far too busy with research to be overly bothered with or about education …” (more)

[Joe O’Toole, Irish Times, 6 March]

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