Education International
Education International

Student success in higher education

published 4 April 2013 updated 19 April 2013

Student success and learning outcomes have become the focus of higher education policy around the world. In most cases, the emphasis is on holding institutions and teachers accountable for achieving measurable outputs – like graduation rates and standardized test scores – with some significant implications.

The American Federation of Teachers has produced a publication calling for a more comprehensive way to approach student success, one that puts faculty at the heart of the equation.