The Diploma Disease (TEFC)

United Kingdom, 1982

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Educational credentials are increasingly required by employees and so education gives way to ritualised preparation for exams. The ideals of education are powerless against the pressure on schools in societies which have caught the “diploma disease”. Examines symptoms in Japan, Mexico, Sri Lanka, and Britain

Credits

production company

Institute of Development Studies

co-producers/directors

Angela Little

Ron Dore

Duration

00:40:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1982

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

015688

Language

English

Subject categories

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Education

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

U-Matic; Access Print (Section 1)

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