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Richard Garrett

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Richard, Director at the OBHE, is based in Boston, Massachusetts. Richard has more than 18 years' experience researching higher education trends worldwide, particularly online learning, non-traditional students, internationalization, and commercial activity.

Recent Posts

Student Outcomes in Higher Education: a global review of definitions, data and performance

Posted by Richard Garrett on February 12, 2018

In 2018, OBHE will focus on one of the most important higher education questions- how to define, report and evaluate student outcomes. Outcomes might encompass student experience, engagement and well-being, graduation rates, time to completion, skills acquisition, value for money, employment, salary, and alumni civic participation and life satisfaction. Our interest is certainly in the outcomes of online learning and TNE, our longstanding focus, but in the context of broader debate about global higher education performance.

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Topics: Higher Education

News Analysis Focus for 2017 – Online Higher Education in 30 Countries

Posted by Richard Garrett on February 20, 2017

The Observatory on Borderless Higher Education's (OBHE) remit is a big one - the multitude of transnational higher education models, the plethora of commercial players active in the sector, and the complexities of online learning. This “borderless” higher education is dynamic, exciting and interrelated but can become unwieldy.

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Topics: Higher Education