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HE White Paper: market principles simplistically applied simply won’t work

Paul Temple.  Ronald Barnett, Peter Scott and I have just finished editing a volume of essays in honour of our colleague Professor Emeritus Gareth Williams, one of the foremost contemporary economists of higher education. Much of Gareth’s work has involved

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The workers who surf the zeitgeist – how can we help others learn what they know?

Sai Loo Everyone knows the Ronseal advert. Like the product itself, it does what it says on the tin. Simple and clear, it has become part of our everyday language. But producing an advert like that demands a great deal

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Posted in Further higher and lifelong education