Higher Hopes?

Ireland“The Irish university world has extended a universally relieved and hopeful welcome to Simon Harris as the country’s first Minister for Higher Education. For me there are just two potential positives here. First of all, there is the fact that the new Minister’s own HE history is in Journalism and French at the Dublin Institute of Technology. This suggests that Harris is a literate person who could well have a head-start on others when it comes to insight into diversity, both cultural/linguistic and educational …” (more)

[In a Strange Land, 14 July]

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