POLAND: Empty university degreesGlobalpost.
Barbara Kudrycka, the Minister of Higher Education, is shepherding a raft of legislation through parliament, while trying to focus on what universities and colleges will look like a decade from now.
Poland's universities have done one job very well. They have educated millions of people who were left out under communism, when the post-secondary system was reserved for a small elite. After the end of communism in 1989, many people already in the workforce suddenly needed degrees and skills in order to allow them to survive in a market economy.
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