Trends in global higher education

Posted in Governance and administration on July 5th, 2009 by steve

International“Key drivers of a 21st century academic ‘revolution’ are identified in a trend report produced for this week’s UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education. The drivers are the massification of tertiary systems everywhere, the ‘public good’ versus ‘private good’ debate, the impacts of information and communications technology, and the rise of the knowledge economy and globalisation. All major changes in higher education stem in one way or another from these motivating forces, the report’s authors say …” (more)

[Karen MacGregor, University World News, 5 July]

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