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The Commoditization and Standardization of Higher Education

Globalization and Internationalization in Higher Education : Theoretical, Strategic and Management Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Introduction In the past 20 years or so, higher education’s role in the knowledge economy has undergone major transformation. Throughout Europe there has been...

International Organizations and the Tertiary Education Sector: Understanding UNESCO, the OECD, and the World Bank Linking-pin Organizations

Globalization and Internationalization in Higher Education : Theoretical, Strategic and Management Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Introduction In light of the current atmosphere of economic crises, political instability and unrest, and the expansion of global education, international organizations are becoming increasingly...

Pacific Island Countries: An Overview

Education in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

...This chapter contains three parts: (i) an update of my earlier description of the state of (formal) Education in Oceania (Thaman, 2008), from Early Childhood to Tertiary; (ii) a review of progress towards realizing the goals of the Pacific...

The Globalization and Marketization of Higher Education: Some Insights from the Standpoint of Institutional Theory

Globalization and Internationalization in Higher Education : Theoretical, Strategic and Management Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Introduction Globalization, that is, the increasing worldwide integration of economies over recent decades (King, 2004), is associated strongly with the triumph of liberal capitalism as the dominant...

The Internationalization of Higher Education: A Prospective View

Nick Foskett

Nick Foskett is Vice Chancellor of Keele University, UK. He was previously Professor of Education and Dean of the Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Southampton, UK. He has also worked as a consultant to government and to a wide range of educational institutions both in the UK and internationally. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Felix Maringe

Felix Maringe is Associate Professor Education Leadership and Policy Studies at University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Globalization and Internationalization in Higher Education : Theoretical, Strategic and Management Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Introduction The internationalization of higher education (HE) has been a key feature of the first decade of the twenty-first century (Weber et al., 2008). This chapter seeks to draw together...

Key Trends and Emerging Issues in International Student Mobility (ISM)

Globalization and Internationalization in Higher Education : Theoretical, Strategic and Management Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Introduction The extent of international student mobility (ISM) is one of the key indicators of the globalization and internationalization of higher education. The number...

Introduction Educational Change and Transformation in South and Central European Countries: A Regional Overview

Trevor Corner

Trevor Corner is Reader in Education and Emeritus Professor of Comparative and International Education at the University of Bedfordshire, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Education in the European Union Post-2003 Member States : Education Around the World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

...Trends in European Education The focus of this second book covering the member states of the European Union is on those that joined after 2003, which are predominantly those countries in the central and eastern parts of the subcontinent...

Theoretical Conceptualization: The Challenge of Diversity

Massimiliano Tarozzi

Massimiliano Tarozzi is Associate Professor in Education at the Department Life Quality Studies, University of Bologna, Italy, and was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), USA. He is the editor of Encyclopaideia: Journal of Phenomenology and Education and Chair of the institution governing educational services in Bologna, Italy. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Carlos Alberto Torres

Carlos Alberto Torres is Distinguished Professor of Education, UNESCO Chair in Global Learning and Global Citizenship Education, and Director of the Paulo Freire Institute at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), USA. He is President of the World Council of Comparative Education Societies, Founding Director of the Paulo Freire Institutes in Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires and at UCLA, and Past President of the Comparative International Education Society (CIES). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Global Citizenship Education and the Crises of Multiculturalism : Comparative Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Within the new global scenarios in which we live, everything moves rapidly: goods, capital, and people. This reminds us of the argument that Karl Marx made in the Communist Manifesto when he argued that all that is solid melts into air...

The Response of Governments and Universities to Globalization and Internationalization in Higher Education

Globalization and Internationalization in Higher Education : Theoretical, Strategic and Management Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Introduction Globalization is widely recognized as one of the most powerful forces for change in higher education. The term ‘globalization’ is commonly used by politicians keen to encourage ideas...

The Embeddedness of Adult Learning Systems

Richard Desjardins

Richard Desjardins is Associate Professor of Political Economy of Education at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA. He previously worked at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Directorate for Education between 2010-2013 on the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) and the Skills Strategy, and was Associate Professor in Comparative Social Science at Aarhus University, Denmark. He is joint-editor of the European Journal of Education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Political Economy of Adult Learning Systems : Comparative Study of Strategies, Policies and Constraints

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The level, distribution and diversity of adult learning in a given country is the product of ongoing sociopolitical negotiations in interaction with the prevailing structural and public policy frameworks that surround adult learning...