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Cowburn, Sarah – Perspectives: policy and practice in higher education, 2005
Until recently, higher education institutions (HEIs) had been relatively free to pursue their own individual strategies, on the assumption that their combined effect would add up to a national strategy for higher education. As long as demand outstripped supply, market failures were not an issue. With supply and demand more in balance, the number…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Strategic Planning, Participative Decision Making, Foreign Countries
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Johnston, Ron – Perspectives: policy and practice in higher education, 2005
Ever since the first UK Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) was held in the mid-1980s panels of academics have had to make subjective judgements about the quality of work submitted by institutions. In preparation for the 2008 RAE, the four Funding Councils (Higher Education Funding Council for England, Scottish Higher Education Funding Council,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Value Judgment, Higher Education
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Tolmie, Fiona – Perspectives: policy and practice in higher education, 2005
This paper examines the approach of the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) to institutional strategy and planning, set out in 2000 in "Strategic Planning in Higher Education: A Guide for Heads of Institutions, Senior Managers and Members of Governing Bodies" ("the Guide"). It considers the general lack of…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Higher Education, Educational Planning, Decision Making
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Kaiser, Frans – Perspectives London policy and practice in higher education, 2005
This paper is based on the report "Higher Education policy issues and trends: An update on higher education policy issues in 11 Western countries'", 2004.
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Policy
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McNay, Ian – Perspectives London policy and practice in higher education, 2005
The concept of community is deeply embedded in the discourse on higher education. This paper: (1) examines some of the idealistic myths surrounding it; (2) identifies current threats to people's ideas of its meaning; (3) explores how the concept may need to adapt to allow development within a mass higher education system; and (4) considers the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Administrators, Educational Policy
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Winkvist, Lilian – Perspectives London policy and practice in higher education, 2005
Attempts are currently being made to create a European Higher Education Area and a European Research Area, which are the two pillars of the so called "knowledge-based society". Since 1998 there has been a flurry of EU initiatives affecting higher education. Out of these, the Bologna Process is probably the most well known. Related to…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Knowledge Level, Foreign Countries, Cooperation
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Hogan, John – Perspectives London policy and practice in higher education, 2005
What, if any, changes have occurred in the academic structures of UK universities since the early 1990s and the abolition of the binary line? This paper attempts to answer this question and raises issues about the significance of any such changes. There is one useful publication that can provide some insight into the pattern of academic…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, College Administration
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Locke, William – Perspectives London policy and practice in higher education, 2004
In addressing the issue of estates strategy, this paper considers the impact of estate on university planning and why it has been underestimated, the implications of institutional missions for estates strategies and ways of making estates strategy integral to university planning. A major theme is the significance of a Higher Education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Facilities Planning
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Kirk, Kate – Perspectives London policy and practice in higher education, 2004
Support for Learning is a feature of the learning and teaching strategy for first-year undergraduate students on the Applied Social Studies/Community and Social Studies programme in the Department of Applied Community Studies at Manchester Metropolitan University. The programme provides professional education and training in social work, youth…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Teaching Methods, Social Studies, Social Work
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Elton, Lewis; Lucas, Lisa – Perspectives London policy and practice in higher education, 2004
This paper discusses university finances in European countries which derive from the Humboldtian tradition. Such universities are mainly state funded, are independent academically but dependent financially, and have long histories of keeping the power of the state at bay. The most far-reaching, and arguably intended, consequence of government…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Trust (Psychology), Educational Finance, Universities
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Slee, Peter; Harwood, Eleanor – Perspectives London policy and practice in higher education, 2004
This paper explains the strategic importance of internal communications, and offers a simple model for managing the process of effective internal communications. Discussion includes defining internal communications, strategic importance of internal communications, integrating internal communications strategy as a natural part of everyday working…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Organizational Communication, College Faculty
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Fowler, Kathy; Eggeling, Maggie; Musgrave, Nikki – Perspectives London policy and practice in higher education, 2004
As part of the movement to greater social inclusion, a number of initiatives have been created to build bridges between the school and further education sectors and universities. In England, this kind of activity comes under the Partners 4 Progression (P4P) initiative. In Scotland, such initiatives are more regionally based: the thrust of widening…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Access to Education, Partnerships in Education
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Davies, Julie; Pigott, Nigel – Perspectives London policy and practice in higher education, 2004
The purpose of this paper is to share findings and reflections arising from an AUA study visit of the US and Canada in 2002. It explores how e-learning, i.e. computer-mediated teaching and learning, is changing higher education in North America. How do they see the future? What strategies are being developed for managing online learning and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, North Americans, Online Courses, Distance Education
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Philips, Andrew Fulton – Perspectives London policy and practice in higher education, 2004
Traditionally, universities were seen as academic communities in which students and staff were engaged in a scholarly partnership. As is well known, this view has substantially given way to the student being considered as a "customer" or "consumer," with all that it implies--including higher risks (Palfreyman 2003). The law has reflected this…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, College Students, Student College Relationship
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Stephenson, Sandra L. – Perspectives London policy and practice in higher education, 2004
The word 'quality' has become a 'central term in the lexicon of contemporary higher education and a major point of interest to various interest groups'. As quality assurance systems have developed around the world, certain assumptions are becoming alarmingly widespread: for example that quality assurance is new to higher education, that quality…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Total Quality Management, Higher Education, Resource Allocation
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