A distinguished American scholar told me some years ago that EAIR was the higher education association that he liked most because nowhere else there was an active mixture of theory and practice, conceptualization and application. I always agreed with our American friend.
Here in the UK we are in the first week into our first conservative government for 18 years. What can our European colleagues possibly learn from the political pledges that have led up to this and what are the early predications for tertiary higher education in UK? If we start by looking at the party manifestos we can get a sense of party/electorate priorities for Higher Education and possible developments in the UK and beyond over next five years. Read more