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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
Camilleri, Anthony F.; Delplace, Stefan; Frankowicz, Marek; Hudak, Raimund; Tannhäuser, Anne-Christin – Online Submission, 2014
Chapter 1 starts out with a short historical view on "academisation" and "professionalisation," illustrating how much professional higher education (PHE) in Europe has been in flux in the past years. With examples from France and Ireland, the chapter argues how a new spectrum of missions, differences in national organization of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professional Education, Higher Education, Differences
Onorati, Maria Giovanna; Bednarz, Furio – Online Submission, 2010
This paper dates back to 2009 (it was first presented at the CRLL Conference at Stirling University) and deals with the advances in lifelong learning introduced by an ERASMUS LLP-IP named Interdisciplinary Course of Intercultural Competences (ICIC). The programme, that involves academic and non-academic institutions concerned with higher education…
Descriptors: Training, Lifelong Learning, Interdisciplinary Approach, Cultural Awareness
Garcia Laborda, Jesus – Online Submission, 2009
Language testing has a large number of commercial applications in both the institutional and the private sectors. Some jobs in the health services sector or the public services sector require foreign language skills and these skills require continuous and efficient language assessments. Based on an experience developed through the cooperation of…
Descriptors: Private Sector, Language Tests, Language Skills, Internet
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