By Paul Gentle – Given the scale and pace of change anticipated over the next few years in higher education, the importance of effective, engaged leadership appears to be growing exponentially. A fundamental challenge is set out in the IPPR’s report ‘An Avalanche is Coming’: ‘University leaders need to take control of their own destiny and seize the opportunities open to them through technology… to provide broader, deeper and more exciting education. Leaders will need to have a keen eye […]
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.