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Breaking Higher Education's Iron Triangle: Access, Cost, and Quality
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2009-04)
Expansion is now the defining trend in the worldwide development of higher education. Some predict that by 2020, 40 percent of the global workforce will be knowledge workers with a need for tertiary qualifications. So the ...
Looking Ahead: Letters to the Next President from Higher Education's Leaders
(Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2008-09)
Given the importance of the upcoming Presidential election, not only to the nation as a whole but to higher education, Change solicited a set of letters to the President-elect from a group of higher-education leaders: ...
Mass Tertiary Education in the Developing World: Distant Prospect or Distinct Possibility?
(Commonwealth of Learning (COL), 2007-06)
In the coming decades the global profile of tertiary education will be transformed by the multiplication and growth of institutions in the developing world. Age participation rates in tertiary education are below 10% in ...
From Innocence to Experience: the Politics and Projects of Cross-border Higher Education
Many developing countries are struggling to increase access to higher education (HE) since their Age Participation Rates (APRs) are well below the level that the countries of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and ...
The Right to Education : A Model for making Higher Education equally accessible to All on the Basis of Merit
(Asian Journal of Distance Education, 2008)
We commend this collaboration between leading journals in the field to promote the role of distance education in achieving the aspiration of Asha Kanwar the Universal Declaration of Human Rights that higher education shall ...