By Craig Mahoney – The perennial discussion about what constitutes quality in higher education often resides in a debate about teaching. This has been the case recently across the UK and particularly in England, resulting from proposals on future fees and student finance in England. Teaching is not the be-all and end-all of higher education but it does make the single biggest contribution to the student learning experience and student success. In 2010, the Higher Education Academy (HEA) published a […]
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.