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Korhonen, Vesa, Ed.; Alenius, Pauliina, Ed. – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2018
Internationalisation have recently featured in discussions and initiatives related to various fields of higher education. Educational leaders, institutions and national policy-makers, but also international actors, such as the European Union and UNESCO, have promoted the internationalisation of higher education. Increasing emphasis on…
Descriptors: International Education, Continuing Education, Vocational Education, Educational Policy
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Soler-Carbonell, Josep; Saarinen, Taina; Kibbermann, Kerttu – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2017
This article analyses language policies in higher education (HE) in Finland, Estonia, and Latvia, as well as the European Union (EU). We take a multilayered approach to language policies in order to illuminate the intertwined nature of local, national, and international language policies in HE. We are particularly interested in the construction of…
Descriptors: Language Planning, Multilingualism, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Filippou, Kalypso; Kallo, Johanna; Mikkilä-Erdmann, Mirjamaija – Intercultural Education, 2017
This paper employs an intercultural perspective to examine students' views on master's thesis supervision and the roles and responsibilities of supervisors and students. The 302 respondents who answered the online questionnaire were enrolled in international master's degree programmes in four Finnish universities. The study revealed asymmetric…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Student Attitudes, Masters Theses
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Haapakoski, Jani; Pashby, Karen – Policy Futures in Education, 2017
This paper examines the main rationales for and possible implications of the policy of increasing international student numbers in higher education (HE). Drawing on critical discourse analysis, we map key themes emerging from two sets of data--university strategy documents and interviews with staff--collected at eight universities in four national…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Student Diversity, Higher Education, Universities
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Schatz, Monika – Policy Futures in Education, 2016
In 2010, the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture formulated Finland's first education export strategy. This policy document attributed Finnish Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) a significant role in the emerging sector by declaring them as "engines" of education export. Situated in a phenomenological approach towards…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Phenomenology
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Popov, Nikolay, Ed.; Wolhuter, Charl, Ed.; Kalin, Jana, Ed.; Hilton, Gillian, Ed.; Ogunleye, James, Ed.; Niemczyk, Ewelina, Ed. – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2016
Papers from the proceedings of the 14th Annual Conference of the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society was submitted in two volumes. Volume 1 contains papers submitted at the conference held in Sofia, Bulgaria, June 14-17, 2016. Volume 2 contains papers submitted at the 4th International Partner Conference of the International Research Centre…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Conferences (Gatherings), Comparative Education, Educational History
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Pashby, Karen; de Oliveira Andreotti, Vanessa – Environmental Education Research, 2016
This analysis is situated within a larger project focusing on ethics and internationalisation in higher education. Internationalisation is occurring at a fast pace and encompasses overlapping and contradictory aims largely framed by market imperatives. At the same time, institutions of higher education increasingly promote sustainability. We use a…
Descriptors: Ethics, International Education, Higher Education, Sustainability
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Korhonen, Vesa; Weil, Markus – Journal of Research in International Education, 2015
In this article, we aim to identify university teachers' experiences of their roles and practices in different internationalising higher education environments. Reflections on the university teachers' self-conceptions are examined using a specific story-writing assignment and content analysis of the stories teachers produce. The method was adapted…
Descriptors: International Education, Higher Education, College Faculty, Teacher Role
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Kwiek, Marek – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2015
This article focuses on the impact of international research collaboration on individual research productivity in 11 European countries. Research productivity and international publication co-authorship of "internationalists" and "locals" (or academics collaborating and not collaborating internationally) are compared. The…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, International Cooperation, Foreign Countries, Productivity
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Vuori, Johanna – International Journal of Educational Management, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine how Finnish higher education institutions communicate market differentiation on the admissions webpages of their international business and technology programmes when attempting to appeal to prospective students and distinguish themselves from other institutions. Design/Methodology/Approach: The…
Descriptors: Marketing, Advertising, International Education, Foreign Countries
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Eloranta, Johanna; Jalkanen, Juha – Research-publishing.net, 2015
Along with the growing degree of internationalisation, Finnish university education needs to address issues related to learning and teaching Finnish as a second language. From the perspective of teaching Finnish and related pedagogical development, it is essential to recognise when, where and for which purposes learners need Finnish at the various…
Descriptors: International Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Finno Ugric Languages
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Szabó, Ildikó – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2014
Reading and understanding texts of all kinds form a basic competence for participating in social and cultural life and for being successful on a job. Although most European adolescents have adequate reading competences at their disposal by the end of school, about a quarter of them cannot meet the minimal standards. The urgency of this societal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Education, Literacy, Research Projects
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Bridges, David – Ethics and Education, 2014
The focus of this paper is on a variety of practices associated with the transfer of educational policy and practice from one national education system to another--practices sometimes referred to as "policy borrowing". Its concern is with the ethical and political issues raised by these practices. In particular, it discusses concerns…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Cultural Context, Cultural Differences, Developed Nations
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Garcia-Sanchez, Soraya; Rojas-Lizana, Sol – Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 2012
This article aims to demonstrate how the use of an online journal, a bilingual blog, can contribute to filling in the language and cultural gaps of foreign language learners. This case study focuses on the participation, interaction, motivation, language acquisition, feedback and cultural input improved by students of Spanish as a Foreign Language…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Feedback (Response), Second Language Instruction, Web Sites
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Hulse, Bethan; Hulme, Rob – Educational Action Research, 2012
This study focuses on the perceptions of student-teachers towards their engagement in small-scale research projects undertaken whilst on a one-year postgraduate initial teacher education programme. We present an institutional response to national and international policy agendas regarding the place of research within initial teacher education at…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Action Research, Preservice Teacher Education, Beginning Teachers
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