By Ashley Sweetman and Jon Davis – Combining academia, business and government to inform cutting-edge teaching and research is at the core of the Mile End Group (MEG) ethos. For students of contemporary government and politics there is nothing more useful than meeting the individuals they are studying. And this is exactly how MEG innovates. What better way to learn about New Labour than to be tested against Tony Blair, Ed Balls or Peter Mandelson? Or to learn about the […]
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.