It's time to drop the dead parrot 3

July 12, 2002

Frank Furedi complains of centralised bureaucracy in assessment and argues that lecturers should be allowed more autonomy. What he really wants is a return to the pre-Robbins days when dons did pretty much what they liked against the background of a small elite student population. These days a little more rigour is required, even if rigour and bureaucracy are not the same thing.

Keith Flett

You've reached your article limit.

Register to continue

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments