3. From your perspective, what are the emerging areas of interest in institutional research?
Post COVID-19, we will be confronted by several challenges that will lead to a redesign of the higher education sector. This means we need to focus on financial sustainability, managing scarce resources (including talent), on-campus and off-campus student experience, and the ongoing geopolitical repositioning.
Let’s not forget that increased inequality, demographic and labour market shifts, climate change and people’s wellbeing, are critical factors of influence on education outcomes. Keep in mind that government policy is the key driver of change for students and institutions.