The portrayal of the future as legitimacy construction: discursive strategies in highly ranked business schools’ external communication – new article

Zsuzsanna Géring, Réka Tamássy, Gábor Király and Márton Rakovics published a new article in Higher Education, one of the highest ranked scientific journals in the field of higher education research. In the paper Géring, director of Future of Higher Education Research Centre, and her colleagues investigate how highly ranked business schools construct their legitimacy claims by analysing their online organisational communication. The researchers argue that in the case of higher education institutions in general, and business schools in particular, the discursive formation of legitimacy claims…

More »

Scenarios for the Future of Higher Education 2022 – Report

The new report of our research group, the Future of Higher Education Research Centre, is now published and openly accessible through digital channels. The report Scenarios for the Future of Higher Education 2022 outlines four possible futures for the higher education. The scenarios in the report are based on a comprehensive methodological process combining horizon scanning, systemsmapping, and scenario planning that were carried out by Zsuzsanna Géring, Gábor Király, Péter Miskolczi, Réka Tamássy, Beatrix Fűzi and Eszter Szendrei-Pál. The four scenarios are divided along two dimensions: the…

More »

Changing expectations in higher education pre- and post-COVID-19 – new article

Beatrix Fűzi, Zsuzsanna Géring and Eszter Szendrei-Pál published their new article in Educational Review, entitled Changing expectations related to digitalisation and socialisation in higher education. Horizon scanning of pre- and post-COVID-19 discourses.  Fűzi and colleagues studied the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the expectations regarding higher education with horizon scanning. Analysing academic and semi-academic discourses they focused on the changing expectations of the most important higher education actors on higher education itself. The researchers paid special attention to expectations in connection with digitalisation and…

More »