Whack

Posted: July 18, 2012 in Academy, audio, Brains

Richard Hill on Radio National’s Big Ideas, talking about Whacademia:

We are forever talking about the importance of education, but what type of education are our universities providing?  According to Richard Hill, the contemporary Australian university is under-funded and characterised by overburdened academics, falling standards, and never ending reviews and audits.  It’s a world he describes as Whacademia and he speaks with Paul Barclay about it.

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