HEPI, in partnership with the UPP Foundation, hosted a roundtable lunch at the British Academy in central London on the topic of ‘Redesigning the higher education system to make it fit for purpose’, with guest speaker Lord (David) Willetts.
The lunch brought together a range of senior leaders and policymakers from the sector to consider how to create a more flexible higher education system. Topics included whether the traditional degree is fit for purpose, whether credit transfer needs a boost and whether the modern labour market means a pick-and-mix style of higher education would be more appropriate for some people.
Invite-only. For further details please contact Sarah Isles, HEPI Development Director, [email protected]
How did you define ‘fit for purpose’ in the discussions and how will this be measured?
Do you think it is sensible to use terms such as fit for purpose in relation to higher education programmes?