The co-editors of PPA have published a journal article outlining the seven key research themes relating to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Brexit poses a particular challenge to Scottish universities given the particular importance of EU funding, EU students and EU staff.
Whatever you are doing this academic year I wish you all the very best. Happy New Year!
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Higher Education in most countries has experienced remarkably consistent reforms in management and finance in the past few decades. These reforms are remarkable because they follow consistent patterns in countries with very different socio-political, welfare and economic systems and university traditions. This research involves an exploration of the implications of user charges for access by considering the tuition element of undergraduate study as well as the theoretical and practical justifications for reforms.
“Through the MPA, I’m looking to gain a greater knowledge of public administration and to be challenged academically”.
Don’t ask students to engage in theory and reflection if you’re not prepared to do it yourself.
League tables are most commonly associated with football. Everyone knows that the team who wins the most games goes up the league table. The team who finishes top at the end of the season our the league champions. Having won the league the champions may secure promotion to a higher league or entry to other competitionsContinue reading “Do league tables matter?”
I’m often asked if I have any real world experience. Sometimes I’m even told ‘what would you know about the real world’. There are so many flaws in both those standpoints (and much has been written about this previously) but I think there is another important point to consider. What is happening here, is that thereContinue reading “Academics in the Real World”