New HE strategy for Wales
‘For Our Future – The 21st Century Higher Education Strategy and Plan for Wales’ builds upon and replaces ‘Reaching Higher’. The strategy and plan will set out the strategic direction for higher education in Wales.
The Minister has outlined a significant shift in how the £400m+ annual funding from the Welsh Assembly Government to the HE sector in Wales will be spent to improve efficiency, widen access, develop strong links between the economy and higher education providers and improve opportunities for learning through the medium of Welsh.
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Press release, 25 November 2009: http://wales.gov.uk/news/latest/091125highereducation/?lang=en
Note: on 3 November the UK Government unveiled a new framework for the future success of higher education, setting out the important role universities will play in securing the country’s economic recovery and long term prosperity.
Lord Mandelson’s vision to sustain university success in more challenging and competitive times sets out the Government’s approach on the major issues facing universities, including the need to make greater contributions to the economy, widening access and strengthening our research capacity.
The higher education framework, Higher Ambitions, sets out a strategy for universities to remain world class, providing the nation with the high level skills needed to remain competitive, while continuing to attract the brightest students and researchers.
Download ‘Higher Ambitions’