Level of concern over questions in papers a phenomenon unknown in other countries

Posted in Teaching on June 5th, 2015 by steve

Ireland“When the Minister for Equality is tweeting about the absence of a poet from an exam that he took more than two decades ago, you know you’re in the middle of a collective cultural phenomenon …” (more)

[Grainne Faller, Irish Times, 5 June]

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Choosing your career path

Posted in Research on July 26th, 2010 by steve

“… One of the hugest problems with taking an Arts subject to degree level is that the qualification leaves you qualified for everything and nothing. The spectrum is so wide, it’s almost intimidating. I have spent many nights since 2007, sitting up wracking my brains, asking myself ‘where did it all go wrong’-type questions before I relaxed and realised that going back to University was the career path I wanted to take …” (more)

[The Plath Diaries, 25 July]

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