Special thanks for this information provided by Povl Tiedemann, Head of Department, Danish Business Economists
Very useful OECD links on the future of education:
Furthermore, asides from that Danish universities and business schools commenced charging tuition fee for non-EU-students 1. January 2006, other notable news was that at the Meeting of OECD Education Ministers 2006, the Danish minister opted for the fouth scenario, as outlined below, as the most likey.
Four Future Scenarios for Higher Education [pdf 95 KB]
1.Open Networking 2. Serving Local Communities 3. New Public Management 4. Higher Ed. Inc.
Webcast of Meeting (streaming video of just over 3 hours)
What plays out in the future often depends upon decisions taken today, particularly as the passage of time narrows the room for manoeuvre of different players. Hence the importance of factoring the long term into decision-making in higher education. This paper presents four scenarios for higher education systems developed by the OECD Secretariat as part of its ongoing project on the future of higher education