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Universities and higher education

Tomorrow MPs are due to debate the Higher Education Bill.  It therefore seems to be a good time to make a few points about post-school education. Let me start by saying that I went to university, enjoyed three years there … Continue reading

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Derby Uni students ask – and I answer.

Just had an exciting lunchtime – and early afternoon tweeting answers to Derby Uni students’ questions. For the NUS it’s the start of the General Election campaign.  Derby has been the guinea pig university for what I gather will be … Continue reading

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Jobs or Livelihoods?

For a long time I’ve felt that school has been too much training for ‘jobs’, and not enough preparing young people for adult life.  It felt like that when I was a school, and doesn’t seem to have changed for my children.  … Continue reading

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