Tackling the challenge of imparting key skills

January 21, 2000

The road to key skills is strewn with boulders, according to David Baume of the Open University's Centre for Higher Education Practice.

He argues that the mindset that sees key skills as an assault on academic freedom must be pushed aside. One way is to take some of the practical advice offered by researchers from the universities of Newcastle upon Tyne and Hull in a booklet, Managing Curriculum Change in Higher Education: Realising Good Practice in Key Skills Development.

The booklet is distributed by the Universities and Colleges Staff Development Organisation.

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