Hugh Lauder - The Death of Middle-Class Jobs

From Sunday Morning, 11:05 am on 7 February 2016
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Is the assumption that there is a strong correlation between learning and earning… wrong?

Hugh Lauder is the author of The Global Auction: The Broken promises of Education, Jobs and Incomes. In the book Hugh argues that the promise that a university education would set young people up for the future economy has not eventuated in the globalised marketplace.

Professor Hugh Lauder

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He talks with Wallace Chapman:

Hugh Lauder is a professor of Education and Political Economy at Bath University. He visits New Zealand in February 2016 for a series of lectures on the future of work. Public Lectures: Palmerston North – Wed 10 Feb 6.00pm at the central library; Wellington – Monday 15 Feb - 6.00pm at Matauranga House, 33 Bowen St; Auckland – Thursday 25 Feb - 6.00pm at Massey University Albany Campus.