Scots universities warned on gender equality

Scots universities warned on gender equality
 

UNIVERSITIES and colleges could face funding "penalties" if they fail to get more women on to their governing boards and studying traditionally male-dominated courses.
Education secretary Michael Russell has warned this must be an “immediate priority” for institutions where women are under-represented in both key management and study roles.
The Scottish Government says it expects universities and colleges to comply with the demand – and the funding axe could be wielded in “extreme” cases.
The lack of young women taking up engineering apprenticeships, as well as studying life... read more

 
1 August 2014 in Learning, Views: 42
Source: Scotsman
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