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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
Morse, Andrew Q. – NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, 2018
Following numerous high-profile incidents involving provocative speakers and organizations on college and university campuses, student affairs leaders are revisiting free speech policies and practices to ensure alignment with the First Amendment. Student affairs educators are also exercising care and precaution to maintain the integrity of their…
Descriptors: Freedom of Speech, Constitutional Law, Inclusion, Educational Policy
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Bernasconi, Andrés; Celis, Sergio – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2017
This article introduces a special issue of EPAA/AAPE devoted to recent higher education reforms in Latin America. The last two decades have seen much policy development in higher education in the region, examined and discussed by scholars in each country, but dialog with the international literature on higher education reform, or an explicit…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Higher Education, Educational Change
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Chang, Chen-Wei; Shaw, Wang-Ching – Higher Education Studies, 2016
Higher education expansion is not a new development in the world. Different countries have faced various contexts and factors that push the expansion to occur. Since 1996, the Taiwanese government has allowed the private sector to open new higher education institutions or be upgraded for open more access at the higher education level to correspond…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Doctoral Programs, Case Studies
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Bimrose, Jenny; Kettunen, Jaana; Goddard, Tannis – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
Much progress has been made in integrating information and communications technology (ICT) into careers practice, but there is still room for improvement. An international lens is adopted to examine some key elements that contribute to the successful integration of ICT into careers practice. We start by exploring the role of policy, using the UK…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Counseling Services, Technology Uses in Education, Technology Integration
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Jin, Jang C. – International Journal of Higher Education, 2015
The Korean government implemented several educational policies to enhance internationalization of higher education such as deregulation of higher education, classroom instructions in English, and faculty publications in international refereed journals. However, the speed of globalization has been lagging behind (Green, 2015). Alternatively, this…
Descriptors: International Education, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries
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Smith, Caroline Altman; Baldwin, Christopher; Schmidt, Gretchen – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2015
Ten years ago, community college presidents' most valued datum was the number of students enrolled, which drove the colleges' funding. Providing access to higher education for the millions of students without the time, money, or academic preparation to attend a traditional four-year college was (as it always had been) their top priority. Today, a…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Change, Community Colleges, College Preparation
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Miretzky, Debra – Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2013
This paper describes the struggles of a teacher educator to acknowledge and honor her own liberal bias along with her students' more conservative perspectives as these emerge in an education law class for preservice teachers. It illustrates the author's ongoing transition from rationalization to reflection, as she considers both her students'…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Higher Education, Reflection, School Law
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Hampton, Greg – Higher Education Review, 2013
A rapprochement between managerialism and collegialism has become commonplace within policy discussion on governance within higher education. Processes of deliberation within university governance are suggested as one means of fostering this apparent accord. I suggest that Dryzek's notion of meta-consensus can assist processes of deliberative…
Descriptors: Governance, Group Unity, Higher Education, Discourse Analysis
Brown, Alice W. – Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2012
Scarcely a week goes by without a headline about the unsustainability of higher education as we know it, under threat from new models, for-profits, or online education. Most threatened are small liberal arts colleges--with commentators predicting the demise of colleges with fewer than 1,000, or even 1,500 students. Are these trends inevitable, or…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Governance, Governing Boards, Case Studies
Findsen, Brian – Adult Learner: The Irish Journal of Adult and Community Education, 2012
This article explores the issue of older adults' access to and participation in higher education in two countries, Aotearoa New Zealand and Scotland. It discusses older adults' engagement with regard to patterns of participation and provision, using a critical educational gerontology approach. The two case studies, one in more theoretical terms,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Gerontology, Older Adults, Foreign Countries
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Wang, Xiaoyan; Gano-Phillips, Susan – Frontiers of Education in China, 2012
In this paper, the authors explore the implementation of the government mandate in Hong Kong to move from three-year to four-year undergraduate degree programs which include studies in general education (GE), through an analysis of policies and activities related to the curriculum reform. While the authors are interested in the substance of these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, General Education, Higher Education, Undergraduate Study
DeYoung, Alan J. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2011
Being a "student" has been and remains a highly desirable status for young people and their families in Kyrgyzstan. "Giving their children education" (dat detyam obrazovaniye)--meaning "higher education"--has become an imperative for many parents, even in a time of serious economic and social decline. The numbers of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Education, Policy Analysis, College Role
Knobel, Marcelo – Center for Studies in Higher Education, 2011
It is estimated that approximately 3 million students are enrolled as international students, and it is possible to project that this number may reach more than 7 million by 2025. As global demand exceeds the supply, competition is building for the best of these students. Some countries (or regions) clearly envisage the opportunity this represents…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Competition, Educational Change, Administrative Organization
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Akoojee, Salim; Nkomo, Mokubung – International Journal of Educational Development, 2011
Access to higher education is a key challenge of the 21st century state. The link between higher education and personal and socio-economic development has intensified the need for ensuring that greater numbers of citizens have expanded access to and have been provided with quality higher education. The article seeks to explore how initiatives for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Economic Development, Higher Education, Sustainable Development
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