Posts Tagged ‘Access’

Higher ed’s inequality problem

Posted: September 16, 2016 at 4:11 pm, Last Updated: September 16, 2016 at 4:21 pm

In June I had the pleasure of presenting at the Future Trends Forum, an event organized by the Bankinter Innovation Foundation¬†(the Foundation, on whose¬†board I server, is a leading think tank on innovation based in Madrid). The topic of the forum was Inequality and Technology, that is, how technology could contribute to solve rather than […]

Equality vs. excellence in higher education: the case of Spain

Posted: December 29, 2012 at 8:52 am, Last Updated: December 29, 2012 at 9:26 am

Spanish daily El Mundo publishes today an interview where I analyze some aspects of Spanish higher education as it compares to the American system. Given how critical higher education is for any country’s competitiveness, it is comforting to see this topic gain interest in the Spanish press (see my earlier interview this month discussed here). […]