Higher education: report of the Committee appointed by the Prime Minister under the chairmanship of Lord Robbins 1961-63 [Robbins report]

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Great Britain. Committee on Higher Education


The Committee on Higher Education was appointed by the Treasury on 8 February 1961 to review the pattern of full-time higher education in Great Britain and in the light of national needs and resources to advise the government on what principles its long-term development should be based. In particular, the committee was asked to advise, in the light of these principles, whether there should be any changes in that pattern, whether any new types of institution were desirable and whether any modifications should be made to existing arrangements for planning and co-ordinating the development...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Higher education; Governance; Management; Providers of education and training; Finance; Teaching and learning; Outcomes

Keywords: Education and training system; Education and training reform; Strategic planning; Funding; Teachers; Curriculum; Teacher training; Institutional administration; Recommendations

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: London, England: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1963

Physical description: xvi, 335 p.

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Also called: Robbins report

Related items: TD/TNC 115.541

Chair: Lord Robbins.
Presented to Parliament by the Prime Minister by Command of Her Majesty, October 1963.

Resource type: Report

Rights: Crown copyright material is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Queen's Printer for Scotland.

Call number: TD/TNC 115.570

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