By Sue Betts and Kate Burrell – Linking London has been working as a partnership in the permeable area between higher and further education, ‘the university and college hinterland’ for five years. We have worked collaboratively with as many as thirty five London higher and further education partners, to bring ‘clarity, coherence and certainty of progression’ to vocational learners. It sounds like a relatively straightforward proposition, to afford the vocational learner a similar expectation and clarity of progression that learners […]
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.