Journal Title:  Journal of Pharmacy Teaching | Vol:  3 | Issue:  2 | Year:  1992   
Print ISSN:  1044-0054 | Online ISSN:  1540-7365   

The Right to Learn
Advantaging the Disadvantaged Student in Pharmaceutical Education

Michael Montagne PhD

pages: 17 - 26


The concept that any person, who wishes to assume the role of being a student, has a right to learning opportunities is presented and discussed. Disadvantageous situations involving students occur regularly in Pharmaceutical education. Proactive policies aid procedures need to be developed and implemented to provide advantares in those instances where students already are placed at a disadvantage. Providing ethical and cross-cultural experiences in the curriculum, and in the educational institution as a whole, are imperative more important, our values and beliefs regarding the interrelated, yet distinct, notions of higher education, professional license, and occupational employmint need to be clarified and understood by those involved in the educational process.