Who deserves foundation degrees?

Gibbs, Paul (2002) Who deserves foundation degrees? Journal of Further and Higher Education, 26 (3). pp. 197-206. ISSN 0309-877X

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In this paper I consider whether the notion of desert has a basis in education in general, and in particular to the proposed new Foundation Degrees. I then explore the notions of higher education that have been put forward as the rationale for their development. On a different tack, I consider whether we should desire these awards rather than deserve them and who are entitled to the benefits. Finally the paper offers an alternative basis for education that could, I believe, form the basis for a higher education system that we all deserve.

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