Quality as pedagogy of confinement: Is there an alternative?

Paul Gibbs, Melpo Iacovidou

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    Abstract

    This paper argues for good higher education in which academics and students take responsibility for their scholarly activities. This ought to be the goal for higher education, not the fulfilment of quality criteria that may fail to capture the essences of an educated person. This proposal is offered, in part, as a response to the UK government's recent White Paper – on the future of higher education.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)113-119
    Number of pages7
    JournalQuality Assurance in Education
    Volume12
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Sept 2004

    Keywords

    • Government policy
    • Higher education
    • Quality

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