By Paul Jackson – The UK has a proud tradition in engineering and manufacturing and if we are to ensure a bright future, we need more engineers. With a decline in the number of 18 year olds over the next decade and a demand for 587,000 new workers in the manufacturing sector over a similar period, it has never been more important to encourage young people to like science, choose to study science and, ultimately, to choose a career in […]
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.