How to dismantle a sector

Martin Weller, The Ed Techie, Sept 03, 2012
Commentary by Stephen Downes

Two-part article (part one, part two) on the dismantling of the higher education sector in Britain. In the first part, Martin Weller describes the creation of a student load system:

In the second part, he looks at why London Met university had their licence to act as a sponsor for overseas students revoked. This nsort of action destabilizes the system. "By these commando tactics, the Government could achieve a radically different higher education model, with the high brand universities remaining intact, and the rest of the market provision from private universities, which fits better with a conservative free market model."

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