The Student Room contributes to Pearson’s Blue Sky thinking in HE

The Pearson Centre for Policy and Learning asked The Student Room’s Marketing Director Jamie O’Connell to contribute his ideas about the future of higher education for inclusion in a collection of essays entitled Blue Skies: New Thinkimg about the future of HE.

Jamie was asked to write about the topic ‘Changing Student Expectation’. His essay and a short video overview are now available for viewing online alongside contributions from a range of other leading experts in higher education.

The Blue Skies publication had it’s official launch on monday at a reception hosted by Rod Bristow, President of Pearson UK. At the reception David Willets and Dr Wendy Piatt, Director General of The Russell Group, shared their views on the future of HE and took questions from the audience.

Click the image below to view Jamie’s video and to read his contribution on the Blue Skies website:

Contibutions to the publication were split into the following categories, click through to see the videos and essays within each:

Will the finances work?
How can we broaden the debate?
How should higher education be delivered?
How should we make the most of technology and data?
How can students be best-served?
How should teaching, learning and assessment evolve?
What should the role of enterprise and business be?
Are there global lessons to learn?

Will the finances work?

Will the finances work?