New models of tertiary education [final report]

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New Zealand Productivity Commission


This inquiry into 'new models of tertiary education' took a whole-of-system perspective, considering how trends – especially in technology, tuition costs, skill demand, demography and internationalisation – may drive changes in business models and delivery models in the tertiary sector. The Productivity Commission finds that, at present, the tertiary education system does not adequately cater for diverse students or encourage new models to emerge to meet evolving needs and opportunities. Access to tertiary education is rationed in a way that excludes some people from participating at all...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Tertiary education; Policy; Governance; Outcomes; Equity; Innovation

Keywords: Education and training system; Education and training reform; Access to education and training; Relevance of education and training; Recommendations; Government role; Policy implications

Geographic subjects: New Zealand; Oceania

Published: Wellington, New Zealand: New Zealand Productivity Commission, 2017

Physical description: xx, 503 p.

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ISBN: 9780478440416 (print); 9780478440423 (online)

Murray Sherwin, Chair
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Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 127.1018

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