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Apprenticeships are a far better way to learn

Apprenticeships are a far better way to learn

Harriet Kelsall responds to Robin Bell’s views on jewellery degrees. By Harriet Kesall I was particularly interested to read Robin Bell’s piece in the March issue of Professional Jeweller asking whether university is the right place for basic making skills and hoping to inspire a discussion about jewellery education. It is my own belief that an

Is uni the right place for basic making skills?

Jeweller Robin Bell discusses the needs of the industry vs teaching. By Robin Bell If you had spent three years studying a jewellery course and by the end you couldn’t carry out the most basic of tasks related to the subject, would you be satisfied that your time had been well spent? Can you imagine

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