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How higher education boosts productivity and growth

Government research demonstrates the positive impacy of higher education on the economy.

Why invest in postgraduate education?

Making the case for investment in postgraduate educationn and realising its benefits

Using Knowledge Economy materials for local campaigning – an example from Leicester

An example of how you can use the materials produced by the Knowledge Economy campaign to support local campaigning in your community.

The case for funding lifelong learning

During Adult Learners’ Week, Angela Nartey celebrates lifelong learning and makes the case proper investment.

What makes a world-class university?

Phil Baty, editor of Times Higher Education World University Rankings, warns that UK universities risk falling behind their international counterparts and that cold hard cash is needed if we are to remain a key player on the global stage.

Union makes case for education investment

In its spending review submission, the University and College Union makes the case for greater investment in education and calls for an increase in spending on Research and Development, which, despite innovation being a key driver of productivity growth and in turn economic growth, is currently lower as a proportion of GDP than the OECD average,

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