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Coming up: Students to confront Minister

Still on track after postponement of reform, a day of 'discussing the quality of education' with what promises to be a lively face off with Minister at the Faculty of Health Sciences

While the Minister for Education Morten Østergaard will apparently seek to postpone a reform to speed up graduation times, the Student Council says it will go ahead with a large meeting for students today Thursday.

“It is far from enough, the problems will not unfortunately disappear just by being postponed,” the organisers say on the Facebook event.

The Minister for Education is scheduled for 14:00.

Minister now wants reform to be postponed

According to media, a meeting will be held today Thursday where Minister of Education Morten Østergaard (Social Liberals) will call in coalition partners to soften the reform.

“I have seen responses from the universities, and I can see that it will be difficult, bordering on impossible to be ready to implement this before 1 September for all students,” he said last night.

Instead only new students will be forced to follow the new rules. Other coalition parties have so far expressed their willingness to change the reform so it won’t affect present students.

Liberal Party needs guarantees

Students will be asking some tough questions if the Minister turns up.

Venstre, the Liberal Party, says this morning to Danish-language site that they will not accept a postponement unless there is a clear deal that systems will be implemented to make the reform happen later.

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