We have failed the university challenge

“It has taken a reckless and costly experiment with Britain’s higher education system for ministers to consider returning towards a system which worked. I can’t summon up much sympathy for the ‘generation’ of school-leavers denied places at university this year. It’s a harsh but valuable lesson that a tertiary education, if it is to be worth anything, is a prize and a privilege that must be earned …” (more)

[Liz Hunt, Daily Telegraph, 10 February]

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