Educational and economic commentary
Professor David Green is a frequent commentator on both educational and economic matters for press and broadcast media. He has been interviewed on the Sunday Politics Show, BBC Breakfast, Channel 4 News, Sky News, The Radio 4 Today Programme and The World This Weekend as well as BBC News 24, Midlands Today, Central News, Radio 5 Live, Radio 1 and for local BBC and commercial radio. He has contributed articles and been interviewed in The Guardian, Independent, Telegraph, Times, Financial Times and Daily Mail, as well as the leading UK journal on higher education The THE and the leading US journal on higher education The Chronicle. David is known as an outspoken advocate of increased educational opportunity and of the positive, productive role of universities in modern society.
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In 2010 Professor Green spoke out about Government fines for universities who over-recruited:
In 2010/11, Professor Green was one of the only Vice Chancellors to speak out in opposition to the raising of tuition fees and has continued to speak out on this issue:
Higher education policy
Professor Green has also spoken more widely about Higher Education policy and students:
Nursing and Midwifery students
Professor Green has been an avid campaigner of the need for more Nursing and Midwifery students, and in opposition to the scrapping of bursaries for these subjects:
He was one of the first to predict a teacher shortage and has long campaigned for more teacher training places:
In October 2017, Professor Green was the only Vice Chancellor to make public a sinister letter from Government whip, Chris Heaton-Harris MP, asking for the names of Professors teaching on Europe:
It was first published in The Guardian – Universities deplore McCarthyism as MP demands list of Tutors lecturing on Brexit
And subsequently across more than 600 other news channels worldwide. Here is a selection: