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An avalanche is coming: Higher education and the revolution ahead

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Start date:  12 Mar 2013

This event, run in partnership with Universities UK and Pearson, will mark the launch of a new IPPR publication, An Avalanche is Coming: Higher Education and the Revolution Ahead by Sir Michael Barber, Katelyn Donnelly and Saad Rizvi.

Tuesday 12 March 2013, (18.00 for) 18.30 - 20.00
Main Hall, Woburn House Conference Centre, 20 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9HQ

The paper will set out the challenges ahead for higher education and poses the fundamental questions of whether university education is a good preparation for working life in the 21st Century and whether it remains good value.

Speakers include:

Nicola Dandridge, Chief Executive, UUK (Chair)
Sir Michael Barber, Chief Education Advisor, Pearson
Sir Steve Smith, Vice Chancellor, University of Exeter

The event will start promptly at 18.00, followed up a drinks reception at 20.00.

Please book early to guarantee a spot. RSVPs can be completed here.