Activity: Participating in or organising event(s) › Organising a conference, workshop, exhibition, performance, inquiry, course etc › Research
The Higher Education Research and Scholarship Group at the University of Manchester book launch and panel discussion event Location: Kanaris Theatre at the Manchester Museum.
The event saw the launch of two books:
The Liberal Arts Paradox in Higher Education: Negotiating Inclusion and Prestige by Dr Kathryn Telling.
Teaching Excellence? Universities in an age of student consumerism by Dr Andrew Gunn.
The event took the form of a panel discussion exploring some of the issues raised in the two books. The panel considered some of the pressing issues facing higher education in England and featured high profile external speakers:
Dr Helen Carasso, Honorary Norham Fellow, Department of Education, University of Oxford.
Prof Sir Peter Scott, Emeritus Professor of Higher Educational Studies, UCL Institute of Education.