Still happy together 2

December 3, 2004

You painted a highly misleading picture of the relationship between higher and further education partners last week. The implication of the article's opening sentence is that all such partnerships are problematic. They are not. The article then continues to be pervaded by inaccurate and unsubstantiated assertions.

Many of us are working to ensure that we offer learners a real alternative to going to university, by providing excellent higher education through partnership. A validation service is not a partnership.

Paul A. Luker
Bournemouth University

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