Why is postgraduate study missing from the social mobility debate?
The publication of Nick Clegg's report on social mobility was a missed opportunity to identify the importance of postgraduate study as a means of breaking the middle and upper class stranglehold on the most highly paid professional and managerial jobs. The deputy prime minister allowed himself to be characterised in the press as blaming schools, top universities and "snobbery" - rather than income inequality - for the UK's appalling record in giving people at the bottom of the social pile a fair crack at bettering their lot.
Datum objave: 29.05.2012
Izvor: The guardian