What Higher Ed can learn from Dave Grohl and Sound City

I’ve just finished watching the excellent documentary Sound City by Foo Fighter and Nirvana legend Dave Grohl. If you get a chance to watch it, do so – it’s inspiring. The documentary tells the story of the legendary Sound City studio in Los Angeles, which gave birth to some of the greatest rock albums of … More What Higher Ed can learn from Dave Grohl and Sound City

We hear you Russell, but what’s the alternative?

    Jeremy Paxman’s recent Newsnight interview of Russell Brand provided a platform for the comedian to wax lyrical about the woes of the current political system. The second half of the interview highlighted Brand’s ability to be a convincing public speaker. After all, it takes an agile mind and flawless delivery to render Paxman … More We hear you Russell, but what’s the alternative?

An avalanche is coming: look out Higher Education

‘Should we fail to radically change our approach to education, the same cohort we’re attempting to “protect” could find that their entire future is scuttled by our timidity.’David Puttnam, MIT, 2012 A detailed and insightful look into the uncertain future of Higher Education – download the full report here: http://www.ippr.org/publication/55/10432/an-avalanche-is-coming-higher-education-and-the-revolution-ahead

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