Mixed results at every level of the British education system

In his damning critique of universities aping business practices, Jonathan Wolff notes that “most universities are held together by a core of academics and support staff who preserve the authentic values of teaching and research” (Everything must be measured: how business practices have tainted universities, 8 August). BUT he also recognises that goodwill has a limit and that target-setting and insecure contracts risk eroding our successful higher education sector. Read More