Challenges to Higher Education
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Challenges to Higher Education book
Throughout our summary of the pressures for reform, change and quality assurance, we see many challenges being hurled at higher education. A substantial conflict underlies attempts to meet those challenges: the tension between demands by the various stakeholders for accountability, public disclosure and their right to influence the system including curriculum, and a tradition of academic professionalism which has always assumed that the autonomy of academics protects the system and ensures intellectual freedom.