In brief 1

April 5, 2002

Developing countries and the agencies that work with them are ignoring a huge source of expert help: academics who have recently retired and who would be delighted to be involved in teaching, research projects, course design, student affairs, administrative procedures and many other fields (Opinion, THES , March 22). Many would be prepared to travel, perhaps in return for basic accommodation. Is there no organisation that might take advantage of all these skills going to waste?

P. M. Wetherill
Stockport

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