10 Sep 2014

The challenges facing humanities education

From Nine To Noon, 9:38 am on 10 September 2014

Dr Robin Jackson, Chief Executive of the British Academy says that at a time of scarce resources and expectations of a return on public funding, and when governments look favourably on science and technology, there are challenges for the humanities to demonstrate their public value. He reviews various approaches to making the case for humanities developed in the UK and United States.