What are metrics good for?

Last week, the CDBU’s Professor Dorothy Bishop gave a terrific lecture looking at what metrics can offer in evaluating universities – and where they fail. If you were unlucky to miss it, here’s your chance to listen to the lecture. You can view the...
Saving adult education: how staff and students came to the rescue of a lifelong learning college

Saving adult education: how staff and students came to the rescue of a lifelong learning college

When the Vaughan Centre for Lifelong Learning at the University of Leicester was threatened with closure, a campaign was launched to re-open it as a community-owned college. Founder member Dr Miriam Gill looks forward to a brighter future for adult education in the...