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Tupan-Wenno, Mary; Camilleri, Anthony Fisher; Fröhlich, Melanie; King, Sadie – Online Submission, 2016
Despite all intentions in the course of the Bologna Process and decades of investment into improving the social dimension, results in many national and international studies show that inequity remains stubbornly persistent, and that inequity based on socio-economic status, parental education, gender, country-of-origin, rural background and more…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Equal Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
Tobias, Robert Michael – Online Submission, 2016
This monograph aims to provide a brief but critical history of adult and community education in Aotearoa over the past fifty years. It draws on primary and secondary sources as well as a substantial body of previous research much of which has yet to be published. The focus of this work is on changing policy environments and their impact on adult…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational History, Educational Policy, Community Education
Kuroda, Kazuo; Yuki, Takako; Kang, Kyuwon – Online Submission, 2010
Set against the backdrop of increasing economic interdependence in East Asia, the idea of regional integration is now being discussed as a long-term political process in the region. As in the field of the international economy, de facto integration and interdependence exist with respect to the internationalization of the higher education system…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, International Cooperation, Partnerships in Education
Swindell, Rick; Vassella, Ken; Morgan, Lee; Sayer, Tony – Online Submission, 2009
The self-help University of the Third Age (U3A) is an adult education approach for older people in which all the teaching and administration is carried out by unpaid volunteers. The purpose of this study was to reveal some of the successful ageing characteristics of the 205 independent U3As in Australia and the 60 independent U3As in New Zealand…
Descriptors: Baby Boomers, Adult Education, Measures (Individuals), Foreign Countries
Online Submission, 2006
As a result of increasing mobility of students and knowledge, cross border education, especially in higher education, is receiving general attention in the Asia and Pacific region. The toolkit serves as a reference tool to assist local policymakers in the formulation of a regulatory framework for cross-border education that is growing rapidly in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Guidelines, Quality Control
Manalo, Emmanuel – Online Submission, 2006
Tertiary learning centres are generally considered as having the primary function of teaching students how to be most effective in their learning and performance so as to achieve success in their courses of study. Instruction provided by such centres are delivered through group work (courses, workshops), one-to-one work, and through materials that…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Program Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education
Usher, Alex; Cervenan, Amy – Online Submission, 2005
Over the past few decades, higher education has become available around the world to a degree unimaginable to earlier generations. In many ways, accessible mass higher education is the foundation of the modern knowledge economy, and without it, the bright futures of many youth around the world would be dimmed. Preserving and enhancing the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Access to Education