Worth a glance #19

by reestheskin on 14/08/2015

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Clinical research: Should patients pay to play?

Social care chief savages failing system for elderly. And Care homes are getting worse, not better.

The commencement speech: A look back at Jon Stewart’s 2004 commencement speech: ‘College is not necessarily predictive of your future success’

White House: Innovation in Higher Education.‘ No one knows what HE is becoming. Forget the think tanks and the consultants and the keynote speakers. No one knows how these trends will track or what the university will look like in the future.’

Certification gone mad: ‘Sometimes this is justified:airline pilots need licences. But often, as in the three years of training needed to become a security guard in Michigan or the thousands of hours required for hairdressers in Utah, the rationale is less clear.’