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Bista, Krishna, Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
Today, millions of students cross geographic, cultural, and educational borders for their higher education. Trends of international student mobility are significant to universities, educators, business leaders, and governments to increase revenue and campus diversity in the global marketplace. As such, it is vital to examine recent trends in…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Mobility, Foreign Countries, Trend Analysis
OECD Publishing, 2018
The higher education sector in The Netherlands offers excellent examples of what it means to be innovative and entrepreneurial, and promote entrepreneurial mind sets, entrepreneurship and knowledge exchange. Creating value from academic knowledge through innovative services, products, processes and business models that meet economic, social and…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Higher Education, Entrepreneurship, Foreign Countries
Burns, Tracey, Ed.; Köster, Florian, Ed. – OECD Publishing, 2016
What models of governance are effective in complex education systems? In all systems an increasing number of stakeholders are involved in designing, delivering, and monitoring education. Like our societies, education systems are increasingly diverse regarding students, teachers, and communities, as well as the values and identities we expect…
Descriptors: Governance, Models, Educational Practices, Educational Research
DiConsiglio, John – CURRENTS, 2011
Most chief development officers (CDOs) genuinely like--and fully respect--their institution's leadership. Considered by many the most important professional relationship at an educational institution, a strong CEO-CDO connection takes insight, planning, and persistence on the part of the development officer. Theirs is a delicate relationship…
Descriptors: College Administration, Institutional Advancement, Instructional Leadership, Interprofessional Relationship
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Werth, Eric P.; Werth, Loredana – Adult Learning, 2011
A generational shift is occurring in training environments worldwide, a shift that promises to bring with it a dramatic and long-lasting impact. Just as years ago, those of the Baby Boomer generation passed the torch to Generation X, today the process is starting anew with Generation X and those who have come to be known as the Millennials.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Training Methods, Generational Differences, Training
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Moolenaar, Nienke M.; Daly, Alan J.; Sleegers, Peter J. C. – Educational Administration Quarterly, 2010
Throughout the world, educational policy makers, practitioners, and scholars have acknowledged the importance of principal leadership in the generation and implementation of innovations. In many studies, transformational leadership has emerged as a promising approach in response to increasing demands to develop and implement innovations in…
Descriptors: Network Analysis, Likert Scales, Foreign Countries, Social Networks
Elsner, Paul A., Ed.; Boggs, George R., Ed.; Irwin, Judith T., Ed. – Community College Press (NJ3), 2008
In a global society and economy, education and training is essential to a nation's competitiveness and to the standard of living of its people. The need to open the doors of higher or further education beyond the relatively limited enrollments in elite and selective universities has spawned a movement to develop or expand institutions that are…
Descriptors: Technical Institutes, Living Standards, Global Approach, Foreign Countries
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2004
"Engaging Residents to Improve Results for Children and Youth, Families and Communities" is a "Toolkit" that is the product of an international working group composed of delegates from six participating nations--Chile, Ireland, Israel, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States. In 2002, the working group set out…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Youth, Neighborhoods
Nijhof, Wim J., Ed.; Heikkinen, Anja, Ed.; Nieuwenhuis, Loek F. M., Ed. – 2002
This collection of essays, which is arranged in four sections, concerns flexibility in the Vocational Education and Training (VET) systems of Europe. The first section, "Introduction," includes the following chapter: "Shaping Conditions for a Flexible VET" (Nieuwenhuis et al.). The second section, "Institutional and…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Allied Health Occupations Education, Delivery Systems, Educational Change
Bosker, Roel; And Others – 1996
This article explores the following questions: first, "Do colleges of higher vocational education vary in the mean success of their graduates on the labor market?" and, second, "Are the differences between these colleges stable over time?". The analysis drew upon school effectiveness, quality assurance and labor market…
Descriptors: Accountability, College Outcomes Assessment, College Students, Data Collection
Kaaks, Adriaan – 1988
Between the years of 1978 and 1987, the Dutch National Institute for Curriculum Development (SLO) developed a core curriculum of objectives and content for a new social and political education curriculum. These new programs were to take effect in the secondary modern schools and lower vocational schools for students age 14-16. The empowering…
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Study Centers
Maassen, Peter A. M.; Bergman, Maia I. – 1993
Given the growing need to look across national borders in order to be prepared for global challenges confronting higher education in the coming decades, it can be expected that institutional administrators in the U.S. and other western countries will need information on the quality and efficiency of their activities, including an international…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Comparative Education, Doctoral Programs, Educational Quality
Association of Universities in the Netherlands. – 1990
This document presents the most recently revised guide to the protocol and review process for external review of universities in the Netherlands. Part 1 consists of a description of the review process, an explanation of the protocol, and the roles of the parties involved, with further discussion of the actions of the visiting committee, the…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Accreditation (Institutions), Accrediting Agencies, College Faculty
Association of Universities in the Netherlands. – 1993
This protocol explains the new system for assessing research quality at research universities located in the Netherlands. It discusses the legal and historical background for establishing a new system of quality determination in research, describes the essential aspects of the research assessment process and the particular tasks of…
Descriptors: Committees, Documentation, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries
Vroeijenstijn, A. I.; And Others – 1992
This report presents details from an examination of the curricula and diplomas of the Electrical Engineering departments of several major European technical universities (in the Netherlands, Sweden, Germany, Switzerland, and Belgium). The examination, a process involving department representatives of the various schools who came together to…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, College Faculty, Comparative Education, Course Content
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