By Andy Westwood – We all want more innovation. It’s a holy grail for politicians, businesses, consumers and increasingly for public services too. We want to do things differently and we understand the value of doing things differently. This is equally true in the delivery of new technology as it is in manufacturing, science, the arts, retail, health or education. Well-functioning markets and competition depend on it and recent reforms to English higher education are designed to create more of […]
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.