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Rincón, Virginia; Barrutia, Jon – European Journal of Education, 2017
In the current context of globalisation it seems inevitable that the international openness of universities would also lead to efforts to attract foreign students. In the case of Spain, this is more necessary, insofar as the drop in population, the existence of other quality educational offerings, and the greater number of public and private…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Universities, Foreign Countries, Educational Quality
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Herbst, Mikolaj; Rok, Jakub – European Journal of Education, 2014
This article shows how the probability of enrolment in tertiary schools has evolved for different social groups in Poland during the period of the educational boom. It also analyses how the socio-economic status influences the choices between full-time and part-time studies (the latter being of relatively low quality), and the probability of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Marketing, Equal Education, Socioeconomic Status
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Markowitsch, Jorg; Kapplinger, Bernd; Hefler, Gunter – European Journal of Education, 2013
This article addresses cross-country and cross-period differences in average levels of training activity from an institutional perspective. Firm-provided training in Europe between 1999 and 2010 is scrutinized in order to explore whether diverse institutional arrangements that can be linked to welfare state regimes can yield discernible…
Descriptors: National Standards, Educational Strategies, Skill Development, Corporate Education
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Lazzari, Arianna – European Journal of Education, 2012
According to the findings of a recent European study on competence requirement for the early childhood education and care workforce, competent systems that succeed in achieving high levels of professionalism are embedded in coherent public policies that build on consultation with key stakeholders, particularly at local level. In order to flourish,…
Descriptors: Stakeholders, Preschool Education, Foreign Countries, Young Children
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Geroimenko, Vladimir A.; Kliucharev, Grigori A.; Morgan, W. John – European Journal of Education, 2012
This article considers the potential role of private institutions in the development of Russian higher education. After decades of a government centralised higher education system, there is a clear trend towards the privatisation of education institutions and the diversification of education practices. Some commentators consider this to indicate…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Informal Education, Universities, Private Colleges
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Douglass, John Aubrey – European Journal of Education, 2012
What accounts for the rapid growth in the For-Profit (FP) higher education sector in the US? How will its growth influence educational opportunity and degree attainment rates in a country that first pioneered a mass higher education built largely on expanding public colleges and universities? The current US experience is a version of what I call…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Free Enterprise System, Public Colleges, Educational Attainment
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Wangenge-Ouma, Gerald – European Journal of Education, 2012
This article examines the emergence of the public university in Kenya as a key provider of private higher education, characterised mainly by the phenomenon of the "private public university student." It probes the broader socio-economic reforms circumscribing the privatisation of Kenya's public universities and the local and global…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Universities, Private Colleges, Foreign Countries
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Young, Michael; Muller, Johan – European Journal of Education, 2010
This article draws on social realist approaches in the sociology of knowledge and in light of them constructs three scenarios for the future of education in the next decades. The primary focus of the article is on one of the most crucial questions facing educational policy makers--the relationship between school and everyday or common sense…
Descriptors: Curriculum, Educational Policy, Educational Change, Policy Analysis
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Mangez, Eric – European Journal of Education, 2010
This article examines the relationship between knowledge and policy in French-speaking Belgium. It starts by describing Belgium as a consociational democracy, i.e. a society that is largely organised around integrated pillars of society (Catholic, secular), each of which provides a wide range of services (educational, training, health, health…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Democracy, Educational Change, Statistical Analysis
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Scimeca, Santi; Dumitru, Petru; Durando, Marc; Gilleran, Anne; Joyce, Alexa; Vuorikari, Riina – European Journal of Education, 2009
School networking is increasingly important in a globalised world, where schools themselves can be actors on an international stage. This article builds on the activities and experience of the longest established European initiative in this area, European Schoolnet (EUN), a network of 31 Ministries of Education. First, we offer an introduction…
Descriptors: Computer Networks, Foreign Countries, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education
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Blanchard, Marianne – European Journal of Education, 2009
Part of the national system of grandes Ecoles, French Business schools have known radical changes since the 1980s, notably in size, and have become more attractive to students both at a national and an international level. As a consequence, the French elitist system has been questioned by the competition of foreign--especially Anglo-Saxon--models.…
Descriptors: Competition, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Business Administration Education
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Stavenhagen, Rodolfo – European Journal of Education, 2008
This article analyses the challenges posed by traditional ethnic and linguistic minorities in multicultural states and more specifically the problems faced by indigenous peoples and communities. Their educational and cultural needs and demands are increasingly being framed in the language of human rights, based on the expanding international legal…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Indigenous Populations, Educational Principles, Cultural Pluralism
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Tuomi, Ilkka – European Journal of Education, 2007
The article presents ten theoretically substantiated "theses" on future education and learning, highlighting emerging trends that will shape educational systems. The focus is on the impact of innovation economy and knowledge society on learning. Specifically, the article elaborates the changing dynamics of production models since the first…
Descriptors: Innovation, Educational Change, Educational Trends, Trend Analysis
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Young, Michael – European Journal of Education, 2007
The aim of this article is to contribute to realising the progressive and democratic opportunities that National Qualifications Frameworks (NQFs) can offer. In doing so it will be critical of many of the ways that NQFs have been interpreted to date and the claims that have been made for them. The article has six sections. Section 1 considers some…
Descriptors: Informal Education, National Standards, Vocational Education, Certification
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Lefrere, Paul – European Journal of Education, 2007
Globalisation, together with readier access to capability-enhancing technologies and to technological insights once restricted to a few leading economies, are resulting in greater competition within Europe, and more widely within the developed world, for influence of all kinds (not just influence over the choices that foreign students make about…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Education Courses, Foreign Students, Higher Education
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