This text addresses both the issues and practicalities of key skills in higher education. It discusses the issues relating to the introduction of key skills, drawing on both the arguments and theory of why key skills should (or should not) be introduced. Case study material is included.

part 1|12 pages

Introduction to skills

chapter 1|10 pages

The skills agenda

part 2|202 pages

Skills implementation — case examples

chapter 3|13 pages

Ability-based education

chapter 17|18 pages

It's a long hard road!

chapter 18|14 pages

Questioning the skills agenda

part 4|15 pages

Guidance on ‘how to…‘