Varsities buckle under cash crunch

The article points out how the erosion of salaries and work conditions for junior academics undermines education quality, The author notes that as we wait for the publication of the white paper on post-school education and training, it is worth asking how much we can expect the new policy document to relieve the funding pressures on universities, especially insofar as they affect ­academic staffing and lecturer-student ratios. [16 June 2013]

Mail & Guardian Online
Type: Newspaper and Opinion pieces
Author: Hamilton, S.
Year of Publishing: 2013
Keywords: Higher education, White paper on post-school education and training, Skills development, Social transformation, Developmental state