San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Keynote address by David Willetts
Whether it’s the explosion of Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) or the development of mobile learning tools, technology is set to have a huge impact on higher education in this country.
For this keynote address, we are delighted to welcome the former Minister for Universities and Science, who will gives his perspective on the potential impact of technology upon higher learning.
Is it really going to disrupt the HE sector in the way many experts are predicting? If so, what are the long term implications for our universities? What significant changes, opportunities and challenges will it bring?
David Willetts is Executive Chairman of the Resolution Foundation and a visiting professor at King’s College London. He is Governor of the Ditchley Foundation and a member of the Council of the Institute for Fiscal Studies. David was the Minister for Universities and Science from 2010-2014 and Member of Parliament for Havant from 1992-2015.
David has worked at HM Treasury and the Number 10 Policy Unit. He also served as Paymaster General in the last Conservative Government. David has written widely on economic and social policy and his most recent book The Pinch was published in 2010.