Category Archives: quality

a tiny tantrum about rules … the case of ‘currency’ for the thesis examiner

Every now and then I get vexed by rules, particularly those that are associated with risk management and quality assurance. This is one of those existential moments. When I am asked by a UK university to be a thesis examiner, … Continue reading

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last week i was irritated by claims about university teaching….

I don’t often get really riled by things I read about higher education. After all, life’s too short to get upset by every single thing you don’t approve of. But every now and then something just really grates. Last week … Continue reading

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