Druglink article 1992 – Bums on seats: a speculation on the future of dug training in Britain by Gary Easthope

A study of drug training units in Britain revealed the dominance of experiential training methods that draw heavily on the existing experience and skills of trainees. But several forces are creating a move away from this towards a more conventional teacher-student relationship that devalues trainees’ experiences. Among these forces are the greater numbers to be trained, the need to charge fees, pressure for standardisation in order to award qualifications and competition in the health services market.

Bums on seats: a speculation on the future of dug training in Britain (PDF)