Author: Robin Sharpe
This paper puts forward reflections on the changing Australian Higher Education system based on a study visit in 2015 to four of Australia’s leading ‘Group of 8’ universities. The reflections take a global lens and focus broadly at a policy level. The paper provides a snapshot of the current higher education landscape in Australia; highlighting areas of change, strategic focus, perceived successes and the ongoing challenges faced by the Australian universities and the Australian higher education system as a whole.
Author: Robin Sharpe
This digest focuses on higher education policy in Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia. The countries of South-East Asia are coming out of the ‘shadow of the West’ to establish their own identity and their own stellar higher education institutions.
Author: Robin Sharpe
This digest explores the rising star that is Brazil, the very gradual unfurling of a new, less controlled and closed Russian higher education system, the rapid emergence of China as a major global higher education player and the huge demand in India for higher education.
Author: Richard Sharpe
This report focuses on three leading US Universities, Columbia University, New York University, and The City of New York University and explores themes of management and leadership, student experience and alumni, entrepreneurship, change and human resources.
Author: Richard Sharpe
The report is based on discussions and dialogue with senior managers at University of Michigan,Western Michigan University, Ohio State University and Bowling Green State University. It focuses on institutional strategy, the student experience, the academic/administrative interface, innovation in teaching and organisation development.