The course in economics awareness provided by the Enterprise inHigher Education Project at the University of Durham has been designedin response to the revolutionary pressures being exerted from threesources em the schools sector, government and employers em forchanges in higher education, not only to broaden the educationalprovision offered to prospective graduates but also to widen access forother groups who could benefit from higher education. The course isintended both to enable students to deepen their understanding of theeconomic and political forces which shape their lives and to develop thetransferable skills of critical analysis, communication, presentation,and general personal and social skills. Provides an outline of thecourse, describes students responses to it, and considers somepossibilities for its future development.
Education + Training – Emerald Publishing
Published: Jun 1, 1991