New higher education rules ‘a debacle’

“New rules governing appointments in the higher education sector are a ‘debacle’, a senior civil servant has claimed. In a scathing confidential assessment sent to senior education figures, Martin Shanagher, assistant secretary at the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Innovation, says the moves will ‘penalise’ research activity, and were made without considering the full implications …” (more)

[Seán Flynn, University World News, 20 March]

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