Many of us will have forgotten that there even were grammar schools or what they were, nor will many remember the long battles to introduce or frustrate comprehensives.
Scottish higher education – the shape of things to come?
There is much in the news lately regarding the highly controversial Higher Education Governance (Scotland) Bill, which is setting a lot of hares racing north of the border.
The university challenge: Higher education governance
Over the last decade our higher education sector has barely been out of the news. From controversy over changes to tuition fees, a sustained increase in the number of students entering our universities, the removal of student number controls (previously each university had a cap set on their number of undergraduate students) and the emergence of new and alternative providers entering higher education, such as Pearson and AC Grayling’s New College of the Humanities.