By Alison Allden – The UK Higher Education (HE) sector relies on a complex network of information systems that underpin every aspect of academic and non-academic activity. These business information systems must support the whole learning life-cycle, including, course design, marketing, recruitment, enrolment, funding, achievement, credit transfer and alumni relations. Furthermore, there are systems that need to support the full range of research and enterprise processes within an institution. In addition to their operational role these systems produce data and […]
Higher education in the UK, and beyond, appears to be experiencing a period of unprecedented change. Together, global trends and national policies are generating a debate that is increasingly focussed on the cost of higher education. Tuition fees, research grants and ROI are the issues of the day.
It’s time to widen the debate. Pearson is pleased to present a range of bold, new ideas about the future of higher education. Leading experts from around the world, including a few less-well known voices, set out their vision for the future.
There is disagreement at times about priorities, but together this diverse collection demonstrates the qualities of higher education and how it can drive both economic growth and better wellbeing in the future.