700 Reasons: Reason #329

Reason: 329
The Secretary of State for Education has asked HEFCE to consider the following as courses of national strategic importance. Arabic and Turkish language studies..this is mainly for strategic security and intercultural awareness reasons
DfES Press Notice 'Charles Clarke seeks protection for courses of national strategic importance', December 1, 2004 (www.dfes.gov.uk/pns/DisplayPN.cgi?pn_id=2004_0209)
Related Keywords:
HE (Higher Education sector), Intercultural competence, Less Widely Used and Lesser Taught (LWULT) Languages, National security