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OECD Publishing, 2020
On average in OECD countries, private sources account for a significant share of investment in tertiary educational institutions. Private expenditure on tertiary educational institutions increased faster than public expenditure between 2010 and 2016 on average across OECD countries, although this varies from country to country. Participation in…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Private Financial Support, Postsecondary Education, Expenditure per Student
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Sobkowiak, Pawel – Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
This paper presents qualitative research examining to what extent sojourns abroad engage their participants in intercultural interactions and whether or not such experience translates into students' intercultural growth. The results of the study demonstrated that studying abroad did not provide students with ample opportunities to immerse into the…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Cultural Awareness, Intercultural Communication, Student Development
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Kayhan, Nilay; Pistav Akmese, Pelin – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
This study aims to examine the compulsory courses related to the game and game teaching in special education teacher training undergraduate programme in terms of number, term, credit and content. The data in descriptive study have been determined using document analysis technique. It has been stated that pre-service teachers in most of the EU…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Games, Required Courses, Preservice Teacher Education
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Kwiek, Marek – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2018
In this study, international research collaboration (IRC) and international research orientation (IRO) have been studied at the micro-level of individual academics from the university sector (N = 8,466, 11 European systems). Both were studied cross-nationally, cross-disciplinarily, and cross-generationally. This study differs from most existing…
Descriptors: International Studies, International Cooperation, Educational Research, Comparative Analysis
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Carvalho, Teresa; Diogo, Sara – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2018
By comparing two distinct settings--Portugal and Finland--and based on previous studies revealing similar trends in both countries, this article analyses the relationship between institutional and academic autonomy in the higher education sector. Based on crosschecking of the literature review and 47 interviews with key actors in both the…
Descriptors: Professional Autonomy, Comparative Education, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Hailemariam, Abebe – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
This article examines the long-run effect of higher education, measured in average years of tertiary schooling, on the level and growth rate of national per capita income. It uses an improved dataset on educational attainments which not only reduces measurement error but also overcomes data comparability issues and allows us to estimate the…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Higher Education, Educational History, Human Capital
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Kayhan, Nilay; Akmese, Pelin Pistav – Journal of Education and Learning, 2018
Legal regulations about education and educational policies are important for the quality of the practices. It has been seen that many countries invest in the education of the individuals who will form a qualified society in the future and focus on the teacher training and quality. The teachers have a great role in determining the exceptionally…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Education Courses, Special Education, Teacher Education Programs
Estermann, Thomas; Kupriyanova, Veronika – European University Association, 2018
A substantial share of public investment is spent on public procurement in the European Union (EU) (ca. EUR 2 trillion per annum, representing 14% of EU GDP) and quality public services depend on well-managed and efficient modern procurement. Improving public procurement can yield big savings: a 1% efficiency gain could save EUR 20 billion every…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Purchasing, Public Colleges, College Administration
Bunescu, Luisa; Gaebel, Michael – European University Association, 2018
In recent years, the enhancement of learning and teaching has become a priority, not only for higher education institutions, but also for national governments, the European Union and the Bologna Process. This report aims to map the learning and teaching landscape in 28 higher education systems and to provide insight into how teaching enhancement…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, College Instruction, National Programs
European Commission, 2017
This document, "Annex 1 to the Final Report to DG Education, Youth, Sport and Culture of the European Commission" is intended as a companion piece to European Commission report "Preparing Teachers for Diversity: The Role of Initial Teacher Education. Final Report". It contains country fiches which are overviews of available…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Student Diversity, Educational Policy
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Parvazian, Somayeh; Gill, Judith; Chiera, Belinda – SAGE Open, 2017
This article reports an analysis of the relationship between women's increased participation in higher education and other recent social changes over the last four decades. To date, women's increased involvement in higher education has been studied as either a force for or a consequence of other sociocultural changes. Drawing on data from key…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Females, Sociocultural Patterns, Statistics
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Dijkman, Bea; Reehuis, Lidwien; Roodbol, Petrie – Educational Gerontology, 2017
Universities of applied sciences in Europe face the challenge of preparing students in health and social care for working with older people and contributing to the innovations needed in light of the ageing of society, along with changes in the health and social care systems in many countries. Dealing with the special needs of older people and the…
Descriptors: Competence, Older Adults, Higher Education, Aging (Individuals)
Crosier, David; Birch, Peter; Davydovskaia, Olga; Kocanova, Daniela; Parveva, Teodora – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2017
This report aims to provide insight into the realities faced by higher education academic staff at a time of fast-moving change and increasing societal demand. Fluctuating student numbers, new funding and steering mechanisms are among the features of today's European higher education landscape, but not enough is known about how academic staff are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Development, Educational Change, Higher Education
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Alves, Mariana Gaio; Korhonen, Vesa – European Educational Research Journal, 2016
There is growing evidence that transitions from education to work (and from work to education) can take place several times and occur at different points in an individual's life cycle. This paper's overall intention is to contribute to a deeper understanding of higher education graduates' transitions between education and work shortly after…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Education Work Relationship, Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies
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
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