ERIC Number: ED340292
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1987-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Institutional Links in Higher Education in Commonwealth Asia. A Pan-Commonwealth Experts Meeting (Bangalore, India, February 2-5, 1986). Final Report.
Commonwealth Secretariat, London (England).
This report presents the conclusions and recommendations of the Pan-Commonwealth Experts meeting of 1986. The purpose of the meeting was to review the experience of institutional links which facilitate systematic cooperation between academic and research institutions and contribute to international development throughout the British Commonwealth in Asia. First, the report summarizes the various oral presentations and papers presented at the meeting. Next, the report outlines two working group discussions on institutional links within the framework of higher educational cooperation as well as the aims, content, and organization of these links. Finally, a summary of the meeting's findings and conclusions are presented in four areas: (1) institutional links within the framework of higher education cooperation; (2) aims, content, and organization of links; (3) south-south cooperation; and (4) Centers of Excellence. Appendices contain the meeting agenda, a list of papers that were presented and tabled, some guidelines for ensuring satisfactory operation of links, and criteria for Centers of Excellence. (GLR)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Administration, Educational Cooperation, Foreign Countries, Guidelines, Higher Education, Information Dissemination, Institutional Cooperation, Intercollegiate Cooperation, International Cooperation, International Educational Exchange, Meetings, Networks
Publications Section, Commonwealth Secretariat, Marlborough House, Pall Mall, London, SW1Y 5HX, England, United Kingdom.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Commonwealth Secretariat, London (England).
Identifiers - Location: Asia