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Horsthemke, Kai – Transformation in Higher Education, 2017
There have been various approaches to the transmission and transformation of systems, practices, knowledge and concepts in higher education in recent decades, chief among which are drives towards indigenisation, on the one hand, and towards internationalisation, on the other. After briefly discussing and dispensing with radical versions of these,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Practices, Global Approach
Horsthemke, Kai – Online Submission, 2009
The world (Africa in particular) is in a progressive state of environmental crisis, caused by global warming, loss of biodiversity, human overpopulation, pollution, massive deforestation and desertification, urbanization and many other environmental problems and risk factors. For several commentators and theorists, part of the solution resides in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Global Approach, Biodiversity
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
King, Roger – Universities UK, 2008
The growth of private higher education has come as a surprise to most governments, which have tried to catch up in their regulatory and funding policymaking. In China, Malaysia and South Africa they have given legal recognition to previously disallowed private higher education and this has helped to fuel its subsequent growth. Some governments…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Private Colleges, Proprietary Schools, Models
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Ishaq, Ashfaq – School Arts: The Art Education Magazine for Teachers, 2004
Since September 11, 2001, our world has become increasingly divided. The escalation of religious, ethnic, and cultural conflicts is having a profound impact on the hearts and minds of the next generation. In this article, the author asserts that the arts are language-independent media for building bonds of friendship and communication among the…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Athletics, Art, Peace
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Sehoole, Chika Trevor – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2004
This article discusses and analyses the emergence of globalisation and its impact on developments within the African continent. Africa's response at a regional level through the New Partnership for Africa's Development and at a subregional level through the Southern African Development Community's "Protocol on Education" come under…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Regional Cooperation, African Studies