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Sehoole, Chika Trevor, Ed.; Lee, Jenny J., Ed. – Palgrave Studies in Global Higher Education, 2021
This book examines student mobility within Africa. International student mobility is among the central activities of higher education internationalization. As the number of international students increase, so do the destinations, in both number and geographic diversity. Historically, international student mobility has followed South-North and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Mobility, College Students, Foreign Students
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McCowan, Tristan – Palgrave Studies in Global Higher Education, 2019
This book analyses the role of the university in working towards the Sustainable Development Goals. In contrast to the previous Millennium Development Goals, higher education is seen to have a crucial role in this new agenda. Yet how can the university fulfil these weighty expectations, and are the dominant trends in higher education supporting or…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Sustainable Development, Universities, College Role
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Gao, Catherine Yuan – Palgrave Studies in Global Higher Education, 2019
This book investigates university internationalization in different national contexts and compares internationalization performance across national boundaries. Internationalization has been recognised by policymakers as the key to perform successfully within the new global context: the author identifies primary motivations for universities to…
Descriptors: Universities, Global Approach, International Education, Educational Assessment
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Forstorp, Per-Anders; Mellström, Ulf – Palgrave Studies in Global Higher Education, 2018
This book examines transnational scapes and flows of higher education: arguing that the educational and political vision of a national, regional and global knowledge society needs to be perspectivized beyond its ethnocentric conditions and meanings. Using eduscapes as its most important concept, this book explores the educational landscapes of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Global Approach, Educational Anthropology, Knowledge Economy
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Huisman, Jeroen, Ed.; Smolentseva, Anna, Ed.; Froumin, Isak, Ed. – Palgrave Studies in Global Higher Education, 2018
This open access book is a result of the first ever study of the transformations of the higher education institutional landscape in fifteen former USSR countries after the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991. It explores how the single Soviet model that developed across the vast and diverse territory of the Soviet Union over several decades…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Social Change
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Pinheiro, Rómulo, Ed.; Young, Mitchell, Ed.; Šima, Karel, Ed. – Palgrave Studies in Global Higher Education, 2018
This book analyses the role of universities as critical actors in the socio-economic development of peripheral regions in Norway and the Czech Republic. Examining the ambiguities of the traditional mission of a university in comparison to contemporary demands, the editors and contributors move past single-case analyses to adopt an integrated…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Role, Economic Development, Socioeconomic Status
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Erkkilä, Tero; Piironen, Ossi – Palgrave Studies in Global Higher Education, 2018
Higher education and innovation policies are today seen as central elements in national economic competitiveness, increasingly measured by global rankings. The book analyses the evolution of indicator-based global knowledge governance, where various national attributes have been evaluated under international comparative assessment. Reflecting this…
Descriptors: Governance, Higher Education, Educational Innovation, Competition
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Erkkilä, Tero; Piironen, Ossi – Palgrave Studies in Global Higher Education, 2018
Higher education and innovation policies are today seen as central elements in national economic competitiveness, increasingly measured by global rankings. The book analyses the evolution of indicator-based global knowledge governance, where various national attributes have been evaluated under international comparative assessment. Reflecting this…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Achievement Rating, Governance, Universities
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Bleiklie, Ivar, Ed.; Enders, Jürgen, Ed.; Lepori, Benedetto, Ed. – Palgrave Studies in Global Higher Education, 2017
This book asks how modern universities are organized and managed, and questions whether 30 years of university reforms have resulted in stronger managerial structures and leadership control. It further asks whether current organisational and decision-making structures can be explained by public reform policies. The book offers a coherent,…
Descriptors: Universities, Educational Change, College Administration, Decision Making
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Lomer, Sylvie – Palgrave Studies in Global Higher Education, 2017
This book offers a comprehensive overview and critical analysis of the UK's policy on recruiting international students. In a global context of international education policy, it examines changes from New Labour policies under Tony Blair's Prime Minister's Initiative, to the more recent Coalition and Conservative Government policies in the…
Descriptors: Student Recruitment, Foreign Students, College Students, Foreign Countries
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Capano, Giliberto; Regini, Marino; Turri, Matteo – Palgrave Studies in Global Higher Education, 2016
This book critically examines the ramifications of reforms to higher education institutions. All of the higher education system reforms implemented in western countries over the last three decades have had one fundamentally important aim: namely, that of changing the existing institutional and system governance arrangements. This book argues that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Governance, Universities, College Administration