2040

Thought-provoking ideas for Higher Education

Our lives are changing faster than ever. Technology impacts every aspect of it.

Can Higher Education stay the way it has been for the last centuries? Will degrees be able to adapt to this speed of change? Does the shift to hybrid learning require all the real estate universities are invested in?

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The Future of Academic Qualifications

Universities & Real Estate

The Future of Academic Qualifications

By 2040 academic qualifications will have disappeared. Bachelor’s Degrees, Masters, and Doctorates have been around for 800 years as if the world hasn’t changed. No doubt, the world has changed and so should be the way knowledge is certified.

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Commentary on the Value of Academic Qualification
by Jaime Lim | Channel News Asia

6 Jan 2021

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The Future of Jobs and Education
by Bernard Marr | Forbes

11 Dec 2020

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EU-funded project on Micro-Credentialling in HE
European Union

Sep 2020


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'Stackable Degrees' Aren't Enough
by Matthew Gandal | Inside HigherEd

22 Jan 2021

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The Emerging Degree Reset
by Joseph Fuller et al. | Harvard Business Review

9 Feb 2022

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Challenger Models Disrupting Higher Education
by Helen Packer | The PIE News

55 Apr 2022

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Introducing OpenCreds: a micro-credential framework for Australia & Malaysia
OpenLearning

Nov 2020

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Universities &
Real Estate

Universities are traditionally identified as brick-and-mortar institutions. With hybrid learning and new online universities on the rise, the question of the future need for educational facilities arises.

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Covid-19 Accelerates 3 Disruptive Trends Facing Higher Education
by Scott Pulsipher | Forbes | 8 July 2020

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UArizona expands Global Microcampus Network through a partnership with WeWork
University of Arizona Global | 8 Sep 2020

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Malaysia floats "transit hub" for students waiting to head to West
by Joyce Lau | Times Higher Education | 9 Jan 2021

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