Higher education is trapped in a competition fetish

Rajani Naidoo, University World News, Apr 16, 2016
Commentary by Stephen Downes

Interesting take. Makes some points that need to be made. Rajani Naidoo writes, "I am arguing against is the idea of competition as a fetish – the idea that different types of competition can be unthinkingly applied to answer all the unsolved problems of higher education. Or the idea that competition has become so powerful that other ways of organising are rendered obsolete."

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