University of Hull - Dearing outlines challenges

January 24, 2008

Higher education faces "ten years of change, complexity and uncertainty", Lord Dearing said at a speech given last week at the University of Hull's annual learning and teaching conference. Lord Dearing, author of a landmark 1997 report into higher education and an alumnus of Hull, said: "Change does not have to be bad news ... However, developments lying ahead for education provide a challenging time; the numbers of 18 to 20-year-olds has been predicted to fall, the overseas market should continue to expand, but competition will intensify."

Please login or register to read this article

Register to continue

Get a month's unlimited access to THE content online. Just register and complete your career summary.

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments