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The importance of higher education for international development: a post-2015 development priority

Morgan, William and White, Ian 2015. The importance of higher education for international development: a post-2015 development priority. Weiterbildung 2015 (3) , pp. 39-41.

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Abstract

Higher education is recognized as vital to any balanced development strategy. However, for several decades higher education was an afterthought in development policy, it being seen as a poor use of scarce resources. Two trends have changed this – recognition of the public goods character of higher education and the importance of knowledge economies, and higher education’s contribution in creating them. Higher education is now understood to provide a range of economic and social benefits as an integral part of an education system. The challenge is to establish it as a post-2015 development priority

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Social Sciences (Includes Criminology and Education)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 23 February 2022
Last Modified: 25 Feb 2022 15:55
URI: https://orca.cardiff.ac.uk/id/eprint/147280

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