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Lomer, Sylvie; Lim, Miguel Antonio – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2022
In the context of global debates regarding the purpose of higher education, many national governments have adopted 'cost-sharing' mechanisms. Yet in 2017 the Philippines introduced legislation to provide 'Universal Access' to higher education by subsidizing tuition fees for all Filipino students in public institutions, partial fee subsidies…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Higher Education, Educational Legislation, Access to Education
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Ramani, Srikanth; Henne, Deidre; Kotsopoulos, Donna; Dickson, Brandon A.; Boyd, Carson; DeDecker, Braeden; Hill, Ryan – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2022
In this research, we explore responsible investing in Canadian Universities. Interviews were conducted with 31 universities that were identified as having endowments or pension portfolios greater than $50M. We also reviewed publicly available data for these institutions. Universities reported facing numerous barriers but perhaps most noteworthy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Investment, Educational Finance, Universities
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Hamilton, Frances; Giles, Cameron – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2022
Globalisation is a major driving factor in the Higher Education sector, which has resulted in significant developments relating to international academic mobility. This includes the establishment of international campuses, increasingly global facing research and extensive student international exchange schemes. We explore the advice given to…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Higher Education, College Students, College Faculty
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Ashwin, Paul – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2022
There is increasing international focus on system-wide schemes of teaching excellence in higher education. In this article, I explore national policy instruments intended to promote and measure teaching excellence. There appears to be very limited knowledge about what underpins the effective design of policy instruments for teaching excellence.…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Public Policy, Teacher Effectiveness, Foreign Countries
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Lebeau, Yann; Alruwaili, Jaber – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2022
The paper discusses the leadership and management challenges of a public university in Saudi Arabia from the perspective of academic managers. Based on a series of interviews at one of the regional universities established in the mid-2000s, the paper sheds light on one of those rarely investigated contexts where models of public management are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Higher Education, Public Colleges
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Özdogan Özbal, Ece – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2021
This study aimed to evaluate the long-term dynamic effects of expenditures on higher education in OECD countries and the higher education enrollment rate on human capital and per capita income. The study was designed to achieve realistic results by evaluating both higher education expenditures and enrollment rates. It was determined that in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Expenditures, Human Capital, College Attendance
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Carpentier, Vincent – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2021
This paper explores the historical relationship between the expansion of the UK HE system through sectorial diversification, processes of differentiation/convergence and (in)equalities since the 1960s. It examines the extent to which the connections and tensions between three stories of resource, mission and social differentiations might be…
Descriptors: Social Differences, Institutional Characteristics, Institutional Mission, Educational History
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Griffioen, Didi M. E.; Ashwin, Paul; Scholkmann, Antonia – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2021
In this article, we examine how policy documents from three European countries -- the Netherlands, Germany and England -- position a key outcome of higher education: the development of high-level professionals. Our findings show significant differences between the policies in the three countries in terms of in definitions of high-level…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Labor Force Development
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Lo, William Yat Wai; Wan, Chang Da – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2021
Literature suggests that state--market relations in Asian transnational education appear as a hybrid of economic socialism and economic liberalism as well as of supra-territoriality and sovereignty. Such a notion of hybrid focuses on how Asian states manage the struggles over the meaning and value of higher education, thereby addressing various…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, International Education, Social Systems, Higher Education
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Arantes, Pedro Fiori – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2021
This article discusses the recent expansion and democratization of Brazil's higher education system from the beginning of the twenty-first century to the present, concluding with its contemporary clash with the far-right government, which has placed universities and scientific knowledge under attack -- an experience had around the globe. In the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, Private Colleges, Foreign Countries
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Salmi, Jamil; D'Addio, Anna – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2021
Considering the extensive social and private benefits that higher education generates, ensuring inclusive access and success is essential to achieve social justice and economic efficiency. With this premise in mind, this article reviews current knowledge about equity promotion policies in higher education and what is known about the effectiveness…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Inclusion, Higher Education, Equal Education
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Marini, Giulio – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2021
Reforms in higher education have been passed in many European countries in the last decades, mostly trying to adapt national systems to new European and global challenges. This study examines some consequences of such major reforms in France and Spain. Specifically, these reforms introduced new agencies whose remit was "inter alia" to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Change, College Faculty
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Molla, Tebeje – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2021
Measured in per capita terms, Australia has one of the most generous refugee resettlement programs in the world. This paper investigates the extent to which refugee status is recognized as a category of disadvantage in Australian higher education. Drawing on a scalar view of policy work and Fraser's notion of misframing, the paper assesses the…
Descriptors: Refugees, Equal Education, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries
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de Wit, Hans; Altbach, Philip G. – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2021
Internationalization as a concept and strategic agenda is a relatively new, broad, and varied phenomenon in tertiary education. During the past half-century, internationalization has evolved from a marginal activity to a key aspect of the reform agenda. This analysis addresses the following points: What are the historical developments of…
Descriptors: International Education, Educational Trends, Trend Analysis, Futures (of Society)
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Vaill, Zoe; Campbell, Marilyn; Whiteford, Chrystal – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2021
Policy is an important part of prevention and intervention when it comes to peer bullying amongst university students. Therefore, the contents of these policies need to be informative and easy to find, understand and use. With the United Kingdom having a low prevalence of peer bullying at university when compared to other countries, determining…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Bullying, School Policy, Universities
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