By Libby Hackett and Sam Jones – “A business facing university has a revolving door with business and the professions – not an interface or a portal but true interaction” Universities are key to growth. They play a central role to the UK economy and society, growing future talent, research and innovation. The economic and social benefits of our diverse university sector have been well documented over the years as commentators and government have tried to influence 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.