The biggest problem in higher education

Ireland“When I was engineering student in UCD every day was pretty much the same: lectures in the morning, labs in the afternoon. Our weekly contact time was up around the 30 hour mark. That seems like a lot – and it is – but what we had was structure. There was never a temptation to say, ‘feck it, I’ll just head home’, because if you did you’d miss too much …” (more)

[An Irish Blog about Education, 12 October]

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