06 avril 2014

Integrated learning

The Guardian homeWe welcome your article (Funding for university teaching slashed, 27 March) which stresses the importance of teaching in higher education. The funding issues raised are extremely serious, but there is also an urgent need for a change in culture. At present there is a disparity between how universities value teaching compared with research, with teaching achievements contributing less to academic career development. Good research-informed teaching inspires students and changes lives; it also drives the UK's research base, leading to a virtuous circle between education and research that generates new knowledge and brings health, societal and economic benefits. More...

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