College students should be treated as partners not consumers – HEA

Ireland“Students at third level should be treated as partners rather than ‘detached consumers’, according to a new report produced by the Higher Education Authority (HEA). The report says the student-as-consumer relationship, which is increasingly common in US and UK universities, treats students as purchasers of a contract for education …” (more)

[The report is here]
[Carl O’Brien, Irish Times, 14 April]

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