Stick to quality

November 5, 1999

I am president of a college where students earn what we call associates degrees. I hope British institutions contemplating associates degrees think beyond the narrowly vocational ("Two-year vocational degrees expected to win support from employers", THES, October 22). I cannot stress how important it is for tomorrow's workforce to have a high level of general education.

Jonathan Daube

Manchester Community College Connecticut, United States

Please login or register to read this article.

Register to continue

Get a month's unlimited access to THE content online. Just register and complete your career summary.

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

Most commented

Recent controversy over the future directions of both Stanford and Melbourne university presses have raised questions about the role of in-house publishing arms in a world of commercialisation, impact agendas, alternative facts – and ever-diminishing monograph sales. Anna McKie reports

3 October


Featured jobs

Student Systems Manager

Edinburgh Napier University

Assistant Mechanical Engineer

Cranfield University

Research Associate, RESPOND-OR

Lancaster University

Chef 'Chef de Partie'

Durham University