Setting the Right Course: Steering Tertiary Education (Tertiary Education for the Knowledge Society: Volume 1 and Volume 2)

When the OECD was formed in 1961, tertiary education was not a leading concern of most member governments. Tertiary education, which was typically synonymous with university education, was not seen to be central to the well-being of most citizens or to the fortunes of national economies. Rather, it was a means of training members of learned professions, scholars, and civil servants.
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