Fast-track degrees ‘would create two-tier academy’ in England

“More academics will be pushed into stressful teaching-only contracts if fast-track honours degrees are rolled out across England, it has been warned. While universities have cautiously welcomed plans to allow them to charge up to £14,000 a year for ‘compressed’ two-year degrees, staff and student bodies have now raised concerns about any large-scale shift towards year-round university teaching …” (more)

[Jack Grove, Times Higher Education, 9 March]

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