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ERIC Number: EJ1126375
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Nov
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1477-9714
Organisation and Management of Continuing Higher Education: Findings of a Comparative Study in Six Countries from a German Perspective
Knust, Michaela; Zawacki-Richter, Olaf; Hanft, Anke
Journal of Adult and Continuing Education, v14 n2 p132-146 Nov 2008
An international comparison study investigated the organisation and management of continuing higher education (CHE) in Germany, Finland, France, the United Kingdom, Austria and the United States of America. CHE is compared on the system level (boundaries between traditional study programmes and CHE, linking of CHE and vocational training, accessibility openness of the HE system, and recognition of prior learning), the institutional level (type of organisation, cooperation between centralised and decentralised units, and implementation of lifelong learning), as well as on the programme level (use of ECTS-credit points, duration of courses, e-learning, and corporate programmes) in order to derive potentials for CHE and to identify decisive factors of success. The main results are reported in this article.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Germany; Finland; France; Austria; United States; United Kingdom
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