That is unarguable, but you sense that over the next political fortnight there will be plenty of those latter sentiments. In his recent book, Speaking of Universities, the Cambridge academic Stefan Collini makes the argument that the default language used to debate higher education inevitably sets the terms of our ambition for it. “If talk about universities represents them as being principally institutions that provide narrowly vocational training for employment”, he writes, “and if the language we use about students represents them as being consumers who shop in the educational supermarket … then those are the kinds of universities and the kind of education we shall end up with.” … [Read more...] about What next for England’s troubled universities?
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Can the NHS boost nurse numbers by 50,000? Nurses' leaders urge 'care for those caring' 'We try our best as nurses, but it's not enough' However, Mike Adams, the Royal College of Nursing's director for England, said wider investment was needed to educate enough registered nurses. … [Read more...] about Nursing apprenticeship funding gets £172m boost
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