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Shin, Gi-Wook, Ed.; Oh, Yeon-Cheon, Ed.; Moon, Rennie J., Ed. – Brookings Institution Press, 2016
Student mobility to and among higher education systems in Asia has reached unprecedented levels. In particular, inbound and outbound student mobility creates twin challenges--growing diversity in host countries and brain drain and circulation for sending countries--that have significant implications for growing intra-regional mobility,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Higher Education, Student Mobility
Darling-Hammond, Linda; Wei, Ruth Chung; Andree, Alethea – Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education, 2010
Research shows that professional learning can have a powerful effect on teacher skills and knowledge, and on how well students learn. To be effective, however, professional learning for teachers needs to be conducted in the ways that it is in many high achieving countries--continuously, collaboratively, and with a focus on teaching specific…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Professional Development, Teaching Methods, Teacher Collaboration
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Yonezawa, Akiyoshi; Akiba, Hiroko; Hirouchi, Daisuke – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2009
To promote sustainable development within the global knowledge-based society, the Japanese government is urging the nation's higher education institutions to internationalize. Although a select number of Japanese universities are highly regarded in world university rankings, many observers argue that the majority of Japanese higher education…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Sustainable Development, Government Role, Foreign Countries
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Asaoka, Takako; Jun Yano, – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2009
"Study abroad" needs promoting, as it is an effective alternative for many Japanese university students to enhance their international experience and cross-cultural understanding, thus contributing to the internationalization of Japanese universities. To consider what has to be done to promote "study abroad" programs, this…
Descriptors: Surveys, Internet, Cultural Awareness, Study Abroad