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Romanowski, Michael H. – Higher Education Policy, 2022
Under the facade of globalization, educational neocolonialism occurs through the transferring of educational theories and practices from the global north to the global south, potentially challenging and undermining indigenous intellect and epistemic formations. Neocolonialism is supported through the global importing of educational products that…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Teacher Education Programs, Ethnocentrism, Global Approach
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Santelices, Maria Veronica; Horn, Catherine; Catalán, Ximena; Venegas, Alejandra – Higher Education Policy, 2022
During the last ten years, a group of selective universities in Chile has started admission programs to increase equity in higher education that consider the achievement of students in the context of educational opportunities they have had, thus reducing reliance on the national college entrance exam. This study explores persistence rates of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Program Implementation, Equal Education
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Zhang, Zhibai – Higher Education Policy, 2022
In 2017, China released its building list of First-class Universities and First-class Subjects (Double First classes), which should get great support for development for many years into the future. This paper examines the academic performance of eight universities that are currently listed as having First-class Subjects of economics, in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Universities, Economics Education
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Christensen, Tom; Ma, Liang – Higher Education Policy, 2022
In this article, we examine the units of the central administrations of Chinese universities to ascertain to what extent they reflect Chinese structural and cultural characteristics or global templates, seen through certain administrative units in the US model of excellence for universities. We describe and analyze the main features of the Chinese…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Administration, Administrative Organization, Cultural Influences
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Shamsir, Mohd Shahir; Krauss, Steven Eric; Ismail, Ismi Arif; Ab Jalil, Habibah; Johar, Muhammad Akmal; Abdul Rahman, Ismail – Higher Education Policy, 2022
Managing education and research during pandemics has increased in importance since the onset of epidemics such as avian flu, SARS and now COVID-19. Successful management in times of crisis ensures business continuity and institutional survival, making preparedness preceding an impending pandemic essential. Institutions of higher education (IHEs)…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Communicable Diseases, Higher Education
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Odaga, Geoffrey – Higher Education Policy, 2022
This article examines how Affirmative Action was used to govern access to higher education for the disadvantaged. In 1991, a gender-based Affirmative Action policy was incorporated into college admission in Uganda. Using existing empirical data at district and college levels, the article accounts for the categories of women for whom the Uganda's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Affirmative Action, Access to Education, Higher Education
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Luczaj, Kamil – Higher Education Policy, 2022
This paper discusses the precariousness of an academic profession in contemporary Slovakia and Poland. Although some of the patterns have been previously studied, this analysis sheds new light on the problems of Polish and Slovak academia as seen by foreigners, who, according to official policy, are expected to contribute to the excellence of…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Salaries, Foreign Countries, Living Standards
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Barringer, Sondra N.; Taylor, Barrett J.; Riffe, Karley A.; Slaughter, Sheila – Higher Education Policy, 2022
Despite the importance of trustees as leaders in US higher education institutions, our knowledge and understanding of their behavior is limited. This is increasingly problematic as trustees engage more directly with institutions as institutional boundaries have become more porous. We utilize social network analysis and document analysis of…
Descriptors: Research Universities, College Administration, Trustees, Social Networks
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Guzmán-Valenzuela, Carolina; Barnett, Ronald; Zavala, Ricardo; Morales, Karimme – Higher Education Policy, 2022
In Chile, higher education is characterised by a constellation of features that make 'public' a multiplicitous idea. In the present study, academics in two public universities are seen to hold strong views in favour of public universities playing public roles and they identify several public goods that they value. These academics also hold…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Public Colleges, College Role
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Shahnaz, Ambreen; Fatima, Syeda Tamkeen; Qadir, Samina Amin – Higher Education Policy, 2022
The commercialization of higher education is a global phenomenon that is catching up with Pakistani higher education institutions. Due to inculcation of marketing practices, the role allocation and social relationship between the university and the students are being defined using new parameters. Through the incorporation of Halliday's…
Descriptors: Universities, College Students, Commercialization, Higher Education
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Marques, Marcelo; Zapp, Mike; Powell, Justin J. W. – Higher Education Policy, 2022
The Europeanization of higher education has gained considerable scope and momentum over the past quarter century. Whereas the coordinative Bologna process, with soft governance mechanisms, has facilitated standardization across countries, European Commission funding programs target universities more directly. The Erasmus Mundus Joint Degree…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Masters Programs, International Education
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Salto, Dante J. – Higher Education Policy, 2022
Despite their common historical roots, two higher education systems in Latin America differ dramatically in their financing mechanisms. In Argentina, the national government completely subsidizes undergraduate programs in public institutions, while Chile relies mostly on tuition fees charged to individuals attending public institutions. Through…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Higher Education, Educational Policy
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Hilliger, Isabel; Celis, Sergio; Pérez-Sanagustín, Mar – Higher Education Policy, 2022
Over the past two decades, external influences over continuous curriculum improvement have increased, so universities have implemented centralized approaches to respond to external accountability demands, such as national and international accreditations. These approaches have diminished teaching staff engagement with continuous curriculum…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Higher Education, College Faculty, Accountability
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Barroilhet, Agustín; Ortiz, Rocío; Quiroga, Bernardo F.; Silva, Mónica – Higher Education Policy, 2022
The university accreditation system in Chile appears to be influenced by tensions between interest groups from well-established institutions and newer (private) institutions. These institutions depend to a certain extent on accreditation decisions to obtain indirect public funding. However, the system relies on faculty nominated by conglomerates…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Accreditation (Institutions), Bias, Higher Education
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Chau, Quang; Dang, Ba Lam; Nguyen, Xuan An – Higher Education Policy, 2022
Since 1988, Vietnam's private higher education sector has developed into an integral part of the higher education system. Nevertheless, we know very little about who owns private universities, or what their management models look like. Interviews with institutional leaders, policy-makers, and the analysis of archived policy documents reveal that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Private Colleges, College Administration, Ownership
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