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Kaba, Amadu Jacky – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2012
This study analyzes the 2009 "Times Higher Education"-QS top 200 universities in the world. Based on this analysis the study claims that the THS reflects the phenomenon of Anglo American hegemony. The United States with 54 universities and the United Kingdom with 29 dominated the THS. In addition, six out of every ten universities on the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Anglo Americans, Foreign Countries, International Trade
Kelly, Ursula; McLellan, Donald; McNicoll, Iain – Universities UK, 2010
This is the first published study of the impact of the higher education sector on the English regions. This study presents key economic features of UK higher education in the academic year 2007/08 and those aspects of its contribution to the nine English regions that can be readily measured. The sector is analysed as a conventional industry,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Program Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, Economic Impact
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Nordtveit, Bjorn Harald – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2010
This article argues that local discourses are narrowed through globalisation policies and questions whether one can characterise as "post-globalisation" a state of global and local unification in one capitalist discourse. Further, the article critically engages with such a state of the world, questioning the export of neoliberal western…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Case Studies
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Ram, Rajesh; France, Bev; Birdsall, Sally – Research in Science & Technological Education, 2016
Background: Research on biosecurity is important as New Zealand's agricultural export-driven economy is susceptible to biosecurity threats. Because New Zealand is reliant on the primary industries to drive its economy, bovine diseases such as foot and mouth could have a devastating effect on the economy. Purpose: Making sure that the general…
Descriptors: Biological Influences, Public Health, Communicable Diseases, Foreign Countries
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Phillipson, Robert – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2016
An investigation of Native English Speaking Teachers' performance in schemes in six Asian contexts, commissioned by the British Council, and undertaken by three British academics, is subjected to critical evaluation. Key issues for exploration are the issue of a monolingual approach to English learning and teaching, and the inappropriate…
Descriptors: Native Speakers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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
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du Plessis, E.; Fourie, J. – South African Journal of Higher Education, 2011
International trade in higher education services is one of the fastest growing tradable service sectors globally. Apart from the positive externalities international students create through knowledge mobility and spill-over, campus diversity, and local community development participation, spending by international students in the host city and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Case Studies, Universities
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Santhiyakumari, N.; Babu, C.; Gomathi, C.; Rajesh, K.; Shenbagapriya, M. – Journal of Educational Technology, 2014
This paper presents a new method to improve the quality in technical education in order to meet the industry expectations. The quality of education and training being imparted in the technical education institutions varies from excellent to poor, with some institutions comparing favourably with the best in the world. Few others are suffering from…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Technical Education, Industry, Expectation
Loney, Emily – Hunt Institute, 2014
Innovation and ingenuity have long been hallmarks of the U.S.' economy. Our competitive strength is built on the legacy of great innovators--from Alexander Graham Bell and Lewis Latimer to the Wright brothers and Steve Jobs. The U.S. has prized its status as a leader in developing creative thinkers and entrepreneurs, but by many estimates, it is…
Descriptors: Science Education, Science Achievement, Science Course Improvement Projects, Context Effect
APPA: Association of Higher Education Facilities Officers, 2014
This paper features an expanded Web-based "Facilities Performance Indicators (FPI) Report." The purpose of APPA's Facilities Performance Indicators is to provide a representative set of statistics about facilities in educational institutions. "The Facilities Performance Indicators Report" is designed for survey…
Descriptors: Colleges, School Maintenance, Facility Guidelines, Educational Facilities
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Ishikawa, Mayumi – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2014
World university rankings and their global popularity present a number of far-reaching impacts for vernacular scholarship. This article employs a multidimensional approach to analyze the ranking regime's threat to local scholarship and knowledge construction through a study of Japanese research universities. First, local conditions that have led…
Descriptors: Reputation, Institutional Evaluation, Futures (of Society), Research Universities
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Macphee, Paula-Louise; Fitz-Gerald, Ann – Journal of Peace Education, 2014
This paper argues for the importance, benefits and wider impact of a donor-funded, locally supported postgraduate programme in security sector management (SSM) for government officials in Ethiopia. With the exception of specialised education and training programmes within the field of peace and conflict studies, the role of education in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Study, Public Officials, Government Employees
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Klopper, Christopher – Australian Journal of Music Education, 2010
Cultural boundaries are no longer geographically dictated. This intercultural music making initiative made provision for the social cohesion of the North-West University, South Africa Tswana students as they prepared musical artefacts for "export" that convey, confirm and explore their culture of birth. Advancement in emerging digital…
Descriptors: Music, Foreign Countries, Internet, Technological Advancement
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Guthrie, James W.; Peevely, Gary – Peabody Journal of Education, 2010
One hundred fifty years ago, cotton was considered as the king of all United States' agricultural exports. Cotton's dollar value far exceeded that of any other mid-19th-century United States trade item, much more than tobacco, fish, forest products, raw materials for manufacturing, or manufactured items. Indeed, in the mid-19th century, cotton was…
Descriptors: Poverty, Racial Composition, Slavery, Social Indicators
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Ovadia, Steven – Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian, 2011
As faculty members receive more access to more electronic collections, they are forced to deal with the issue of bibliographic management. Historically, dealing with print material has been relatively simple: The only way to manage something being cited from a print resource was to hold the physical object (or a copy of the original) and create a…
Descriptors: Citations (References), Metadata, Faculty, Bibliographies
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