Two-year degrees put 'rich learning experience' at risk

Churchard, Claire
July 2010
People Management;7/29/2010, p7
The article focuses on the mixed reception of employers and educators to the plan of implementing reforms to the higher education system in Great Britain in which Vince Cable, Business secretary, believes that the reform will offer more choices to students while Matthew Brearley of Vodafone raises concerns over student learning experience in shorter courses.


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