Acknowledgements

Executive Summary

1 Introduction

2 Students and the teaching of students

Student calibre

Staff-student ratios

Training in teaching

Teaching methods

Assessment

Differentiating institutions and standardising the output

3 Research and consultancy

Research

Consultancy

4 Time allocation and administration

5 Employment conditions

Fixed-term contracts

Mobility and external experience

Pay and pay negotiation

Disillusionment and early leaving

6 Suggestions to the Committee

End notes

Appendix 1

Technical annex

Introduction

Sample details

Questionnaire development

Main fieldwork details

Data processing

Sample numbers

Appendix 2

Item 1

Item 2

Item 3